Member Since: October 28, 2009
Country: United States
I’m a recovering molecular biologist that found a nice home at SparkFun. I spend my days with my border collie sidekick, Mr. Butters, dreaming up ways to make electronics education exciting, accessible, and affordable!
Director of Education
can locate a bathroom in (X)HTML, CSS
University of Colorado, Boulder - B.A., University of Florida - Ph.D.
A little of this and a lot of molecular biology…
Ross, H.H., Rahman, M., Levkoff, L.H., Millette, S., Martin-Carreras, T., Dunbar, E.M., Reynolds, B.A., Laywell, E.D. Ethynyldeoxyuridine (EdU) suppresses in vitro population expansion and in vivo tumor progression of human glioblastoma cells. J Neurooncol., 2011.
Levkoff, L.H., Ross, H.H., Laywell, E.D. Halogenated pyrimidines in the treatment of cancer: Radiosensitization and beyond. Current Cancer Therapy Reviews, (in prep).
Ross, H.H., Levkoff, L.H., Marshall, GP 2nd, Caldeira, M., Steindler, D.A., Reynolds, B.A., Laywell, E.D. Bromodeoxyuridine induces senescence in neural stem and progenitor cells. Stem Cells, 2008.
Levkoff, L.H., Marshall, GP 2nd, Ross, H.H., Caldeira, M., Reynolds, B.A., Cakiroglu, M., Mariani, C.L., Streit, W.J., Laywell, E.D. Bromodeoxyuridine inhibits cancer cell proliferation in vitro and in vivo. Neoplasia, 2008.
Walton, N.M., Sutter, B.M., Laywell, E.D., Levkoff, L.H., Kearns, S.M., Marshall, GP 2nd, Scheffler, B., Steindler, D.A. Microglia instruct subventricular zone neurogenesis. Glia, 2006.
Milligan, E.D., Sloane, E.M., Langer, S.J., Hughes, T.S., Jekich, B.M., Frank, M.G., Mahoney, J.H., Levkoff, L.H., Maier, S.F., Cruz, P.E., Flotte, T.R., Johnson, K.W., Mahoney, M.M., Chavez, R.A., Leinwand, L.A., Watkins, L.R. Repeated intrathecal injections of plasmid DNA encoding interleukin-10 produce prolonged reversal of neuropathic pain. Pain, 2006.
Bilbo, S.D., Levkoff, L.H., Mahoney, J.H., Watkins, L.R., Rudy, J.W., Maier, S.F. Neonatal infection induces memory impairments following an immune challenge in adulthood. Behav Neurosci, 2005.
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