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Steven Caruso

Steven Caruso

Principal Lecturer

Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences Bldg BS 462

Education

Ph D University of Maryland Graduate School Baltimore 2002

BS University of Maryland Baltimore County 1994

About

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

Research Interests

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

Teaching Interests

Science education, genetics, micro- and phage biology, active learning, investigative teaching, and creating an immersive lab experience.

Selected Classes

  • Fall 2020 BIOL 499 – Undergrad. Lab/Field Rsch
  • BIOL 396 – Ugrad Tchng Assistantshp
  • BIOL 302L – Mol & Gen Genetics Lab
  • Summer 2020 BIOL 302 – Molecular & General Genetics
  • BIOL 302L – Mol & Gen Genetics Lab
  • Spring 2020 BIOL 302L – Mol & Gen Genetics Lab
  • BIOL 316L – Phage Genome Analysis
  • Winter 2020 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,” Grant (Funded). Sponsored By: NIH. (Jan 1, 2015 – Dec 31, 2018).

Steven, Caruso M. “Faculty Mentor and Classroom-based Undergraduate Research Experience (CRE) Instructor for the STEM BUILD at UMBC Initiative,” Grant (Funded). Sponsored By: NIH. (Jan 1, 2019 – Dec 31, 2023).

Intellectual Contributions

Koert, Matthew, Lopez-Perez, Julia, Mattson, Courtney, Steven, Caruso M., Erill, Ivan. (2021). . Peer Community in Genomics.

Steven, Caruso M., deCarvalho, Tagide, Huynh, Anthony, Morcos, George, Kuo, Nansen, Parsa, Shabnam, Erill, Ivan. (2019). . 12. 11 1134 Basel: Viruses.

Blocker, Devin, Koert, Matthew, Mattson, Courtney, Patel, Harsh, Patel, Priya, Patel, Rishit, Paudel, Hemanta, Erill, Ivan, Steven, Caruso M. (2018). . 12. 7 e00993-1018 Washington, DC: Microbiology Resource Announcements.

Lee, Martin, Puglisi, Kayla M., Erill, Ivan, Steven, Caruso M. (2018). . 25. 6 e00493-18 Washington, DC: Genome Announcements.

Erill, Ivan, Steven, Caruso M. (2018). . 3. 6 e01480-17 Washington, DC: Genome Announcements.

Erill, Ivan, Steven, Caruso M., Hu, Jim. (2018). . 6. 39 18 Tested Studies for Laboratory Teaching.

Hanauer, David I., Graham, Mark J., Betancur, Laura, Bobrownicki, Aiyana, Cresawn, Steven G., Garlena, Rebecca A., Jacobs-Sera, Deborah, Kaufmann, Nancy, Pope, Welkin H., Russell, Daniel A., Jacobs, William R., Sivanathan, Viknesh, Asai, David J., Hatfull, Graham F., Steven, Caruso M., Erill, Ivan. (2017). . 201718188 Washington, DC: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Erill, Ivan, Steven, Caruso M. (2017). . 31. 5 e00700-17 Washington, DC: Genome Announcements.

Erill, Ivan, Steven, Caruso M. (2017). . 29. 5 e00701-17 Washington, DC: Genome Announcements.

Steven, Caruso M., Klumpp, Jochen, Kropinski, Andrew M., Adriaenssens, Evelien M., Kuhn, Jens H., Ryu, Sangryeol. (2017). . London: ICTV [International Committee for Taxonomy of Viruses].

Erill, Ivan, Steven, Caruso M. (2016). . 5. 4 Washington, DC: Genome announcements.

Erill, Ivan, Steven, Caruso M. (2016). . 5. 4 e00953–16 Washington, DC: Genome Announcements.

Sauder, Amber Brooke., Quinn, McKenzie Rea., Brouillette, Alexis, Steven, Caruso M., Cresawn, Steven, Erill, Ivan, Lewis, Lynn, Loesser-Casey, Kathryn, Pate, Morgan, Crystal, Crystal, Stockwell, Stephanie, Temple, Louise. (2016). . February 2016. 489 243-251 Virology.

Erill, Ivan, Steven, Caruso M. (2015). . 5. 3 e01199–15 Washington, DC: Genome Announcements.

Erill, Ivan, Steven, Caruso M. (2015). . 5. 3 e01178–15 Washington, DC: Genome Announcements.

Pope, Welkin H., Bowman, Charles A., Russell, Daniel A., Jacobs-Sera, Deborah, Asai, David, Cresawn, Steven G., Hendrix, Roger W., Lawrence, Jeffrey G., Hatfull, Graham F., Steven, Caruso M. (2015). . 4 e06416 eLife.

Jordan, Tuajuanda C., Barnett, Sandra H., Carson, Susan, Steven, Caruso M. (2014). . 1. 5 01051-13 ASM.

Pope, W H., Jacobs-Sera, D, Russell, D A., Peebles, C L., Al-Atrache, Z, Alcoser, T A., Alexander, L M., Alfano, M B., Alford, S T., Amy, N E., Anderson, M D., Anderson, A G., Ang, A A., Ares, Jr, M, Barber, A J., Barker, L P., Barrett, J M., Barshop, W D., Bauerle, C M., Bayles, I M., Belfield, K L., Best, A A., Bowman, C A., Boyer, C A., Bradley, K W., Bradley, V A., Broadway, L N., Budwal, K, Busby, K N., Campbell, I W., Campbell, A M., Carey, A, Steven, Caruso M., Chew, R D., Cockburn, C L., Cohen, L B., Corajod, J M., Cresawn, S G., Davis, K R., Deng, L, Denver, D R., Dixon, B R., Ekram, S, Elgin, S C., Engelsen, A E., English, B E., Erb, M L., Estrada, C, Filliger, L Z., Findley, A M., Forbes, L, Forsyth, M H., Fox, T M., Fritz, M J., Garcia, R, George, Z D., Georges, A E., Gissendanner, C R., Goff, S, Goldstein, R, Gordon, K C., Green, R D., Guerra, S L., Guiney-Olsen, K R., Guiza, B G., Haghighat, L, Hagopian, G V., Harmon, C J., Harmson, J S., Hartzog, G A., Harvey, S E., He, S, He, K J., Healy, K E., Higinbotham, E R., Hildebrandt, E N., Ho, J H., Hogan, G M., Hohenstein, V G., Holz, N A., Huang, V J., Hufford, E L., Hynes, P M., Jackson, A S., Jansen, E C., Jarvik, J, Jasinto, P G., Jordan, T C., Kasza, T, Katelyn, M A., Kelsey, J S., Kerrigan, L A., Khaw, D, Kim, J, Knutter, J Z., Ko, C C., Larkin, G V., Laroche, J R., Latif, A, Leuba, K D., Leuba, S I., Lewis, L O., Loesser-Casey, K E., Long, C A., Lopez, A J., Lowery, N, Lu, T Q., Mac, V, Masters, I R., McCloud, J J., McDonough, M J., Medenbach, A J., Menon, A, Miller, R, Morgan, B K., Ng, P C., Nguyen, E, Nguyen, K T., Nguyen, E T., Nicholson, K M., Parnell, L A., Peirce, C E., Perz, A M., Peterson, L J., Pferdehirt, R E., Philip, S V., Pogliano, K, Pogliano, J, Polley, T, Puopolo, E J., Rabinowitz, H S., Resiss, M J., Rhyan, C N., Robinson, Y M., Rodriguez, L L., Rose, A C., Rubin, J D., Ruby, J A., Saha, M S., Sandoz, James W., Savitskaya, J, Schipper, D J., Schnitzler, C E., Schott, A R., Segal, J B., Shaffer, C D., Sheldon, K E., Shepard, E M., Shepardson, J W., Shroff, M K., Simmons, J M., Simms, E F., Simpson, B M., Sinclair, K M., Sjoholm, R L., Slette, I J., Spaulding, B C., Straub, C L., Stukey, J, Sughrue, T, Tang, T Y., Tatyana, L M., Taylor, S B., Taylor, B J., Temple, L M., Thompson, J V., Tokarz, M P., Trapani, S E., Troum, A P., Tsay, J, Tubbs, A T., Walton, J M., Wang, D H., Wang, H, Warner, J R., Weisser, E G., Wendler, S C., Weston-Hafer, K A., Whelan, H M., Williamson, K E., Willis, A N., Wirtshafter, H S., Wong, T W., Wu, P, Yee, B C., Zaidins, D A., Zhang, B, Zúniga, M Y., Hendrix, R W., Hatfull, G F. (2011). . 1. 6 e16329 PloS one.

Steven, Caruso M., James, Sandoz, Jessica, Kelsey. (2009). . 4. 8(4) 278-282 CBE Life Sciences Education.

Steven, Caruso M., James, Sandoz. (2007). . Proceedings of the 29th Workshop/Conference of the Association for Biology Laboratory Education (ABLE) 29

Steven, Caruso M. (2000). . 6. 41 425-429 Current microbiology.

Research In Progress

Steven, Caruso M. “Co-author on 107 bacteriophage genome NCBI entries,” Scholarly (On-Going). Jan 1, 2009

Presentations

Steven, Caruso M. (Author & Presenter), Erill, Ivan (Author). Tenth Annual NGRI SEA-Phages Symposium. Poster. "GOing forward: developing critical reading skills through an inter-campus GO annotation competition," Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Janelia Farms, Ashburn, VA. (Jun 9, 2018).

Erill, Ivan (Author & Presenter), Steven, Caruso M. (Author), James, Hu (Author). 39th Annual ABLE Meeting – Major Workshop. Seminar. "Gamifying critical reading through a genome annotation intercollegiate competition," ABLE. Madison, WI2. (Jun 14, 2017).

Steven, Caruso M., Erill, Ivan. 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. (Oct 8, 2016).

Steven, Caruso M., Cynthia, Ruth Wagner, Miller, Stephen M., Leupen, Sarah M. UMBC50 A Look Ahead, Explorations in Transformative Research. Other. "Exploring Research in STEM Teaching," University of Maryland Baltimore County. UMBC, Baltimore, MD. (Apr 20, 2016).

Johnson, Allison (Author & Presenter), Lewis, Lynn (Author), Steven, Caruso M. (Author), Erill, Ivan (Author), Temple, Louise (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. (Jun 14, 2015).

Steven, Caruso M. (Author & Presenter), Erill, Ivan (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. (Jun 14, 2015).

Mathew, Sabrina M. (Author & Presenter), Nunn, Robert (Author), Steven, Caruso M. (Author), Erill, Ivan (Author). Fifth Annual NGRI SEA-Phages Symposium. Poster. "Troll, a curved-tail Myoviridae of Bacillus thuringiensis," Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Janelia Farms, Ashburn, VA. (Jun 8, 2013).

Steven, Caruso M. (Author & Presenter), Erill, Ivan (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. (Jun 8, 2013).