Dr. Willam Boadi
Department of Chemistry
Tennessee State University
Boswell Science Complex, Room 209
3500 John A. Merritt Blvd.
Nashville, TN 37209
Tel: (615) 963-5330
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
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
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.