Dr. Willam Boadi

Dr. BoadiProfessor, Biochemistry

Department of Chemistry

 

 

 

Tennessee State University

Boswell Science Complex, Room 209

3500 John A. Merritt Blvd.

Nashville, TN 37209

Tel: (615) 963-5330

Email: wboadi@tnstate.edu

 

 

Skills

Drug Interaction with DNA

Assays with several radioactive isotopes

Spectrometry (AAS, UV-VIS, EMS, LC/MS, GC/MS)

TLC, HPLC equipped with a Flow through radiomatic detector)

Multi-Step Organic Synthesis

Purification of DNA Restriction Fragments by IEC

 

Education & Training

Post.doc. 10/97- 99 Toxicology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, Method Development, Oxidative DNA Damage, Drug Metab.

D.Sc. 10/88-11/91 Toxicology, Technion-IIT, Haifa, Israel - Food Engineering & Biotechnology

M.Sc. 10/85-09/88 Toxicology, Technion-IIT, Haifa, Israel - Food Engineering & Biotechnology

B.Sc. 01/79-06/82 University of Science & Technology, Dept. of Agric., Kumasi, Ghana

 

Teaching Experience

General Biochemistry I (CHEM 3410 & CHEM 3411)

General Biochemistry II (CHEM 3420 & CHEM 3421)

Biochemical Analysis (CHEM 4700 & CHEM 4701)

and General Chemistry (CHEM 1110 & CHEM1111)

Advanced Biochemistry (CHEM 542-01)

Undergraduate and graduate courses in Toxicology, Food Chemistry, Food Analysis at Israel Institute of Technology

 

Awards & Honors

2006 Faculty Development Award for Summer Research - Tennessee State University

2005 Faculty Development Award for Summer Research - Tennessee State University

2002 AACR-HBCU Faculty Scholar Award in Cancer Research

2002 Society of Toxicology Travel Award for Undergraduate Program for Minority Students

2001 AACR-HBCU Faculty Scholar Award in Cancer Research

2000 AACR-HBCU Faculty Scholar Award in Cancer Research

Letan Prize awarded by the Oil Foundation for Outstanding Postgraduate Thesis

Lady Davis Fellowship Trust Fund for Graduate Studies, Jerusalem, Israel

Chair, Local Section Leader – American Chemical Society

 

Recent Publications

Boadi W.Y. and Parchman K.: Analysis and Detection of Some Organic Pollutants: Water Samples from the Mammoth Cave in Kentucky; Harpeth and Cumberland Rivers in Tennessee. Manuscript to be submitted to Current Topics in Toxicology.

Boadi W.Y., Amartey P.and Lo A.: Effects of quercetin, genistein and kaempferol on glutathione and glutathione-redox cycle enzymes in 3T3-L1 preadipocyte cells. Manuscript submitted to Drug and Chemical Toxicology (2014).

Boadi W.Y.and Lo A.: Quercetin and kaempferol but not glutathione inhibit lysine, arginine and increase cysteine residues in hemoglobin and myoglobin. The J. Free Rad. Antiox. 141:386-398, 2014.

Boadi, W. Y., and Johnson, D.:Effects of low doses of quercetin and genistein on oxidation and carbonylation in hemoglobin and myoglobin. J. Diet. Suppl.11(3):272-287, 2014.

Boadi, W. Y., and Johnson, J.:Ground water mercury: Review of remediation technologies. Curr. Topics in Toxicol., 9:49-64, 2013.

Boadi, W. Y., Boadi, E. M., Harris, S., Anderson, J. B., Iyere, P. A. and Adunyah, S. E.:Lipid peroxides and glutathione status in human progenitor mononuclear (U937) cells following exposure to low doses of nickel and copper Drug and Chem. Toxicol.,Early Online: 1-8,2012.

Boadi, W. Y., McCollum, G. W. and Penn, J. S.: Bioactivity and characterization of antiangiogenic vitreous proteins after penetrating ocular injury Invest. Ophthal. Vis. Sci., 47,1761-B848, 2006.

Boadi, W. Y., Iyere, P. A. and Adunyah, S. E.:In vitro exposure to quercetin and genistein alters lipid peroxides and prevents the loss of glutathione in human progenitor mononuclear (U937) cells J. Appl. Toxicol., 25 (1), 82-88, 2005. 

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