Jeffrey Regier

Faculty & Staff

                     

Dr. Jeff Regier

Biology Department

 

     
     

Professor of Biology & Department Chair & Pre-Med Advisor

Office Location: Euler 310
Phone: (765) 998-4893
Email: jfregier@tayloru.edu

Specialties: Cellular and Molecular Biology, Molecular Genetics, Genetics

 

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Jeffrey L. Regier

Taylor University
Department of Biology
Upland, IN 46989
Telephone: (765) 998-4893
E-mail: jfregier@taylor.edu

 

EDUCATION

Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824-1319
Genetics Program 
Ph.D. 1993

Doctoral dissertation title: Site-Specific and Random Mutagenesis Studies of the VP16 Transcriptional Activation Domain

Taylor University
Upland, IN 46989
Major field: Biology, pre-medicine
B.A. 1988

 

EMPLOYMENT

Assistant Professor of Biology and Chemistry, Spring Arbor College, 1993-1996
Associate Professor of Biology and Chemistry, Spring Arbor College, 1996-1999
Associate Professor of Biology, Taylor University, 1999-2005
Professor of Biology, Taylor University, 2005-Present

 

AWARDS AND HONORS

Trustees’ Scholarship, Taylor University, 1986-1987
Chi Alpha Omega (Scholastic Honor Society), Taylor University, 1987
Biotechnology Doctoral Fellowship, Michigan State University, 1988-1992
Project Kaleidoscope Faculty for the 21st Century Network, 1996-1999

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ACTIVITIES

American Association for the Advancement of Science, since 1988
Question contributor for the Biochemistry, Cell & Mol. Biology and Biology GREs
Grader for AP Biology, 2002-2012

 

COURSES TAUGHT CURRENTLY

Principles of Genetics with lab (BIO 203)
Cellular and Molecular Biology with lab (BIO 312)
Molecular Genetics with lab (BIO 462)

 

COURSES TAUGHT PREVIOUSLY

Biochemistry I and II
Developmental Biology
Human Physiology

 

RESEARCH PROJECTS AT TAYLOR

Isolation and identification of the molecular target of the yeast transcriptional activator protein Hap4 (a collaboration with Dr. Steven Triezenberg, Michigan State University; Dr. John Stebbins, The Burnham Institute; and Dr. Michael Washburn; The Stowers Institute for Medical Research)

The phenotypic relationship to genotype in the Eastern box turtle, Terrapene carolina (a collaboration with Dr. Jan Reber, Taylor University)

 

PUBLICATIONS

Berger, S. L., Piña, B., Silverman, N., Marcus, G. A., Agapite, J., Regier, J. L., Triezenberg, S. J., and Guarente, L. (1992) Genetic isolation of ADA2: A potential transcriptional adaptor required for function of certain acidic activation domains. Cell 70, 251-265.

Regier, J. L., Shen, F., and Triezenberg, S. J. (1993) Pattern of aromatic and hydrophobic amino acids critical for one of two subdomains of the VP16 transcriptional activator. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 90, 883-887.

Xiao, H., Pearson, A., Coulombe, B., Truant, R., Zhang, S., Regier, J. L., Triezenberg, S. J., Reinberg, D., Flores, O., Ingles, C. J., and Greenblatt, J. (1994) Binding of basal transcription factor TFIIH to the acidic activation domains of VP16 and p53. Mol. Cell. Biol. 14, 7013-7024.