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Sandra Gayle Velleman

Sandra Gayle Velleman, American molecular biology educator, researcher. Achievements include development of denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis to identify gene markers linked to inheritance of a lethal cartilage structural defect; research on identification on the role of skeletal muscle proteoglycans in the growth and regeneration of muscle.

Background

  • Velleman, Sandra Gayle was born on February 2, 1959 in Malden, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of William and Hilda (Gersh) Velleman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor with distinction in Biology, Boston University, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy in Cell and Development Biology, University Connecticut, 1986.

    Career

    • National Institutes of Health postdoctoral trainee connective tissue section University Pennsylvania Medical School, Philadelphia, 1986-1987. Postdoctoral associate Worcester Foundation Experimental Biology, Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, 1987-1988, University Connecticut, Storrs, 1988-1990, assistant professor, 1990—1995. Professor Ohio State University, Wooster, since 1995.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include development of denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis to identify gene markers linked to inheritance of a lethal cartilage structural defect. Research on identification on the role of skeletal muscle proteoglycans in the growth and regeneration of muscle.

    Membership

    Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Cell Biology, Society Development Biology, Poultry Science Association, Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi.

    Connections

    • father: William Velleman
    • mother: Hilda (Gersh) Velleman
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    Born February 2, 1959
    (age 58)
    Nationality
    • 1981
      Boston University
    • 1986
      University Connecticut
    • 1986 - 1987
      National Institutes of Health postdoctoral trainee, connective tissue section University Pennsylvania Medical School
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1987 - 1988
      postdoctoral associate, Worcester Foundation Experimental Biology
      Shrewsbury, New Jersey, United States
    • 1988 - 1990
      postdoctoral associate, Worcester Foundation Experimental Biology
    • 1995
      professor, Ohio State University
      Wooster, Ohio, United States