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Steven Caruso

Senior Lecturer

Biological Sciences
Biological Sciences Bldg, Room BS 462
Phone
410-455-2246
scaruso@umbc.edu
Education
Ph D, University of Maryland Graduate School Baltimore (2002)
BS, University of Maryland Baltimore County (1994)
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About

Ph.D., UMBC, 2002 BS, UMBC, 1994

Research Interests

Phage biology, microbial physiology, molecular and microbiology, genetics, science education

Teaching Interests

Science education, active learning, investigative teaching, and creating an immersive lab experience.

Selected Classes
Fall 2016 BIOL 302L – Mol & Gen Genetics Lab
BIOL 396 – Ugrad Tchng Assistantshp
Summer 2016 BIOL 302 – Molecular & General Genetics
Spring 2016 BIOL 302L – Mol & Gen Genetics Lab
BIOL 316L – Phage Genome Analysis
Winter 2016 BIOL 109 – Life: Intro To Mod Biol
Contracts, Fellowships, Grants, and Sponsored Research

Steven, Caruso M. Instructional Faculty, Research Enrichment Core of the STEM BUILD at UMBC Initiative Sponsored by NIH (Jan 1, 2015 – Dec 31, 2020)

Intellectual Contributions

London ICTV [International Committee for Taxonomy of Viruses]

5 vol. 4 Genome announcements

5 vol. 4 e00953–16 Genome Announcements

February 2016 vol. 489 243-251 Virology

5 vol. 3 e01178–15 Washington, DC Genome Announcements .

5 vol. 3 e01199–15 Washington, DC Genome Announcements .

vol. 4 e06416 eLife .

1 vol. 5 01051-13 ASM .

1 vol. 6 e16329 PloS one

Non-STEM Undergraduates Become Enthusiastic Phage-Hunters. CBE - Life Sci Educ vol. 8(4) 278-282

Proceedings of the 29th Workshop/Conference of the Association for Biology Laboratory Education (ABLE) vol. 29

Control of Bacillus subtilis Glutamine Synthetase Expression by GlnR from Staphylococcus aureus. Curr. Microbiol vol. 41 425-429

Presentations

Regional ABLE (RABLE) Conference Other Genome Annotation Using the Gene Ontology in an Intercollegiate Competition Setting Association of Biology Laboratory Education Shenandoah University, Winchester, VA

UMBC50 A Look Ahead, Explorations in Transformative Research Other Exploring Research in STEM Teaching University of Maryland Baltimore County UMBC, Baltimore, MD

(Author & Presenter) (Author & Presenter) Seventh Annual NGRI SEA-Phages Symposium Poster Giving it a GO - enhancing bacteriophage genome annotation and student learning with the Gene Ontology Seventh Annual SEA-Phages Symposium Howard Hughes Medical Institute Janelia Farms, Ashburn, VA

(Author & Presenter) (Author) (Author) (Author) (Author) Seventh Annual NGRI SEA-Phages Symposium Poster Host range of Bacillus phages. Seventh Annual SEA-Phages Symposium Howard Hughes Medical Institute Janelia Farms, Ashburn, VA

(Author & Presenter) (Author) Fifth Annual NGRI SEA-Phages Symposium Poster Out From Under the Bridge: Switching the Student Population of SEA-Phages Howard Hughes Medical Institute Janelia Farms, Ashburn, VA

(Author & Presenter) (Author) (Author) (Author) Fifth Annual NGRI SEA-Phages Symposium Poster Troll, a curved-tail Myoviridae of Bacillus thuringiensis Howard Hughes Medical Institute Janelia Farms, Ashburn, VA