Joseph A. Fazio
Albuquerque, NM 87102
To obtain a Scientist position..
Ph.D. 2007 University of New Mexico (Biomedical Sciences)
M.A. 1994 University of California, Santa Cruz (Biology)
B.S. 1990 University of New Mexico (Biology, Summa Cum Laude)
New Mexico Teaching License, secondary science and health 2017-2022, license number 330811
HONORS AWARDS GRANTS
Ph.D. qualifying exam honors
Bravo award for excellence in research, Berlex Biosciences
Phi Beta Kappa
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
Presidential Scholarship, University of New Mexico
North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference Denver, CO
RNA Interference: Biology to Drugs and Therapeutics Boston, MA
American Society for Virology Davis, CA
Lovelace Respiratory Research Symposium Santa Fe, NM
Fazio, J. Aberrant cell biology of cystic fibrosis cells. Verlag (Dr. Muller) (2009) 132 pp.
Fazio, J. and Deretic, V. Attenuated transcytosis of pIgA in cystic fibrosis bronchial epithelial cells (to be submitted)
Fazio, J., and Deretic, V. Increased sialyl Lewis X in cystic fibrosis bronchial epithelial cells (submitted)
Poschet, J., Timmins, G., Taylor-Cousar, J., Ornatowski, W., Fazio, J., Perkett, E., Wilson, K., Yu, H, de Jonge H., and Deretic, V. Pharmacological modulation of cGMP levels by phosphodiesterase 5 inhibitors as a therapeutic strategy for treatment of respiratory pathology in cystic fibrosis. Am. J.Physiol. Lung Cell. Mol. Physiol.
(2007) 293 (3): L712-9
Poschet, J., Fazio, J., Timmins, G., Ornatowski, W., Perkett, E., Delgado, M., Deretic, V. Endosomal
hyperacidification in cystic fibrosis is due to defective nitric oxide-cGMP signaling cascade. EMBO Rep (2006) 7(5):
Deretic, V., Vergne, I., Chua, J., Master, S., Singh, S., Fazio, J., and Kyei, G. Endosomal membrane traffic:
convergence point targeted by Mycobacterium tuberculosis and HIV. Cell. Micro. (2004) 6(11): 999-1009.
07/17-present Science Teacher, SAHQ Academy. Instruction in secondary science blended learning utilizing Edgenuity online education program
8/08-8/14 Science Teacher, Albuquerque Public Schools. Instruction in secondary science.
11/07-05/08 Principal Research Associate, Genzyme Genetics. Coordinator of NIH CGH microarray study and Down Syndrome maternal serum bank, research and development in FISH and Tay-Sachs enzymology.
6/02-10/07 Graduate Student Researcher, University of New Mexico. Research on the cell biology of cystic fibrosis and tuberculosis. Techniques include 125I transcytosis assays, flow cytometry, GFPpHlourin cell assays, isolation of nucleic acid, siRNA, DNA transformation, DNA transfection, tissue culture, bacterial culture, viral culture, immunofluorescence microscopy, electron microscopy, in-vitro transcription, PCR, agarose gel electrophoresis, PAGE, Southern and western blots.
3/02-6/02 Associate Scientist, Berlex Biosciences. Research in Gene Therapy. Techniques include nucleic acid isolation, real time quantitative PCR, and agarose gel electrophoresis.