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., 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 (submitted and under consideration to) J. Appl. Toxicol. 2011.

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.

Iyere, P. A., Boadi, W. Y., Atwood, D. and Ross, L: Bis{(E)-6-methoxy-2-[(4-methylphenyl)iminomethyl]-phenolato}cobalt(II) Acta Cryst. E60, 304-306, 2004.

Iyere, P. A., Boadi, W. Y., Atwood, D. and Parkin, S: Supramolecular aggregation in 4,4’-bipyridin-1,1’-ium dichloride, 4,4’-bipyridin-1,1’-ium dinitrate and 4,4’-bipyridin-1-ium bromide. Acta Cryst. B59, 664-669, 2003.

Boadi, W. Y., Iyere, P. A. and Adunyah, S. E.: Effect of quercetin and genistein on copper- and iron-induced lipid peroxidation in methyl linolenate J. Appl. Toxicol. 23(5), 363-369, 2003.

Iyere, P. A., Boadi, W. Y., Brooks. R. S., Atwood, D. and Parkin, S: 4,4’-Bipyridin-1-ium bromide monohydrate. Acta Cryst. E58, 825-827, 2002.

Boadi, W. Y. and Iyere, P. A.: Kinetic and spetroscopic studies of the photochromism of bis-)mercury (II) dithizonato) nitrate (Manuscript resubmitted to Int. J. Chemical Kinetics - 2004).

Boadi, W. Y. and Dedon, P. C.: Acylation of guanine with formyl residues derived from deoxyribose oxidation. ISSX Proceedings 15, 226-227, 1999.

Jones, W.R. Boadi, W. Y. and Dedon, P. C.: New source of endogenous adducts: formation of ethenoadenine from DNA oxidation products. ISSX Proceedings 15, 224-225,1999.

Boadi, W. Y. , F. Z. Sheabar, S. Moody, D. M. Lawrence and G. N. Wogan: Quantitation of benzo[a]pyrene-DNA adducts from paraffin embedded liver tissues by the ADAM procedure. Proc. Am. Assoc. Cancer Res. 36, 112-113, 1995.

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