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

Selected Classes
Fall 2017 BIOL 302L – Mol & Gen Genetics Lab
BIOL 396 – Ugrad Tchng Assistantshp
Summer 2017 BIOL 302 – Molecular & General Genetics
BIOL 302L – Mol & Gen Genetics Lab
BIOL 499 – Undergrad. Lab/Field Rsch
Spring 2017 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. Faculty Mentor and Classroom-based Undergraduate Research Experience (CURE) Instructor for the STEM BUILD at UMBC Initiative Grant (Funded) Sponsored by NIH (Jan 1, 2019 – Dec 31, 2023)

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)

Intellectual Contributions

12 vol. 7 e00993-1018 Washington, DC Microbiology Resource Announcements .

25 vol. 6 e00493-18 Washington, DC Genome Announcements .

3 vol. 6 e01480-17 Washington, DC Genome Announcements .

6 vol. 39 18 Tested Studies for Laboratory Teaching

201718188 Washington, DC Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences .

31 vol. 5 e00700-17 Washington, DC Genome Announcements .

29 vol. 5 e00701-17 Washington, DC Genome Announcements .

London ICTV [International Committee for Taxonomy of Viruses] .

5 vol. 4 Washington, DC Genome announcements .

5 vol. 4 e00953–16 Washington, DC Genome Announcements .

February 2016 vol. 489 243-251 Virology .

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

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

vol. 4 e06416 eLife .

1 vol. 5 01051-13 ASM .

1 vol. 6 e16329 PloS one

4 vol. 8(4) 278-282 CBE Life Sciences Education .

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

6 vol. 41 425-429 Current microbiology

Research in Progress

Co-author on 71 bacteriophage genome NCBI entries Scholarly (On-Going) Jan 1, 2009

Presentations

(Author & Presenter) (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

(Author & Presenter) (Author) (Author) 39th Annual ABLE Meeting – Major Workshop Seminar Gamifying critical reading through a genome annotation intercollegiate competition ABLE Madison, WI2

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