Abby Hodges

Abby M. Hodges

Associate Professor of Chemistry

PhD; 2008, Yale University
MS; 2004, Yale University
BS; 2002, Denison University

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“I love the moments when I find my experiences in the lab suddenly illuminate a new aspect of my faith or the ideas from a Sunday sermon help me to better understand my work as a scientist."

—Abby Hodges

Publications
Presentations

Publications & Patents

  • Schepartz, A.; Hodges, A.M.; Zellefrow, C.; Kritzer, J. MODIFIED MINIATURE PROTEINS. International Patent number WO/2009/020477; 2009-02-12,
  • Hodges, A.M.; Schepartz, A. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2007, 129, 11024-11025.
  • Zellefrow, C.D.; Griffiths, J.S.; Saha, S.; Hodges, A.M.; Goodman, J.L.; Paulk, J.; Kritzer, J.A.; Schepartz, A. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2006, 128, 16506-16507.
  • Carlisle, E.A.; Holder, J.L.; Maranda, A.M. (A.M. Hodges previously published under A.M. Maranda); de Alwis, A.R.; Selkie, E.L.; McKay, S.L. Biopolymers, 2006, 85, 72-80.
  • Gemperli, A.C.; Rutledge, S.E.; Maranda, A.M.; Schepartz, A. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2005, 127, 1596-1597.
  • Lagueux, R.; Lerner, B.; Maranda, A.; Rando, B. In Becoming Teachers: The Graduate Student Guide to Teaching at Yale University; Lagueux, R.; Ed.; 2nd edition; The McDougal Graduate Teaching Center: New Haven, CT., 2004.

Presentations

  • Bathke, K; Jones, M.; Chronkite, C.; Parton, A.; Hodges, A.M. (April, 2013) Investigations Towards Determining the Binding Affinity and Specificity of REST for mSIN3. Poster presentation at the West Coast Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference, San Diego, CA.
  • Chronkite, C.; Bathke, K.; Jones, M.; Parton, A.; Hodges, A.M. (April, 2013) Preparing REST and Associated Proteins for Binding Tests Using Isothermal Titration Calorimetry. Poster presentation at the West Coast Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference, San Diego, CA.
  • Chronkite, C.; Bathke, K.; Jones, M.; Parton, A.; Hodges, A.M. (April, 2013) Examining the Binding Specificity of the Transcription Factor REST to the PAH1 domain of mSin3. Poster presentation at the West Coast Regional Honors Conference, Flagstaff, AZ.
  • Hodges, A.M. (April 2012) Chemical Biology: Using Chemical Tools to Answer Biological Questions. Presentation at Denison University Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Awards Banquet as the Distinguished Alumni Speaker, Granville, OH.
  • Bathke, K.; Kizzar, K.; Hodges, A.M. (November 2011) Towards characterization of the binding interface of REST with mSIN3 PAH1 and PAH2 domains. Poster presentation at the American Chemical Society Southern California Regional meeting, Pasadena, CA.
  • Smeraglioulo, S; Williams, J.; Hodges, A.M. (March 2011) Investigations into the essential binding motif of the transcriptional repressor REST with mSin3. Poster presentation at the American Chemical Society National meeting. Anaheim, CA.
  • Sharpe, M.; Williams, J.; Hodges, A.M. (April 2010) Investigations into the Essential Binding Motif of the Transcriptional Repressor REST. Poster presentation at the West Coast Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference, Santa Clara, CA.
  • Smeraglioulo, S.; Hodges, A.M. (March 2010) Is Nuclear Energy Good? Oral presentation, Azusa Pacific University Common Day of Learning, Azusa, CA.
  • Bozzuto, D.; Hodges A.M. (September 2009) Investigations Towards the Minimal Binding Motif of the Transcriptional Repressor REST. Poster presentation, Annual Fall Research Symposium for the Azusa Pacific University Department of Biology and Chemistry, Azusa, CA. Awarded best poster presentation.
  • Hodges, A.M.; McGregor, L.; and Schepartz, A. (August 24, 2007) Towards In Vivo Activation of Src Family Kinases by Encodable Miniature Proteins. Poster presentation, Annual Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) Symposium, New Haven, CT.
  • Hodges, A.M.; and Schepartz, A. (June 1, 2007) Tuning the Dimerization State of a Miniature Protein Scaffold. Poster presentation, Chemical Biology Symposium, New Haven, CT.
  • Maranda, A.M. (A.M. Hodges previously published under A.M. Maranda); Gemperli, A, and Schepartz, A. (May, 2005) Investigations Towards the Optimization of Paralog Specific Miniature Proteins. Poster presentation, Chemical Biology Symposium, New Haven, CT.
  • Maranda, A.M.; Schepartz, A. (April 2004) Chemical Biology Lab: A Model for Bridging the Gap Between Research and Teaching. Poster presentation, Annual Yale Spring Teaching Forum, New Haven, CT.
  • Maranda, A.M.; Gemperli, A.; and Schepartz, A. (August 27, 2004) Discovery and Analysis of Ligands that Control Cell Life and Death. Talk presented at the BMS Symposium, New Haven, CT.
  • Maranda, A.M., Selkie, E.L., McKay, S.L. (November, 2001) Determination of Nearest Neighbor Effects on the Random Coil Value of Alanine. Poster presentation, Central Ohio Undergraduate Research Symposium and also presented at Ohio State University Chemistry Department Evans Lecture, November 2001. Awarded best poster presentation.