Calculus and Analytic Geometry
Ecology and Evolution
Eukaryotic Gene Expression
General and Organic Chemistry
Patrick Grady, PhD
Ph.D. Molecular Biology - 2015
Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts.
“Epigenome control by chromatin modifiers: roles for histone H3 lysine modifiers in the regulation of repetitive elements”
Advisor: Hugh P. Cam.
B.S. Biology - 2009
Northwestern College, St. Paul, MN.
“Intron splicing in Lactococcus lactis.”
Advisor: Joanna Klein.
Honors and Awards
2015 Boston College Travel Award to attend the 8th International Fission Yeast Meeting in Kobe, Japan
2011 Donald J. White Teaching Excellence Award, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Boston College
Introduction to Molecular Biology. 2009-2015
Introduction to Genomics. 2011-2015
Genetics and Genomics. 2015
Ecology and Evolution. 2010-2011
Private Tutor - AP Biology, Biochemistry, Anatomy/Physiology, Calculus 2010-2015
Selected Technical Skills
Recombinant DNA techniques, nucleic acid purification and sequence analysis, PCR, RT-qPCR, fluorescence in situ hybridization, chromatin immunoprecipitation, western blotting.
Fluorescence/ laser confocal microscopy, cell culture, construction and maintenance of mutant yeast and bacterial strains, bacterial transformation, genotyping.
Written and verbal communication:
Excellent written communicator with experience in formal scientific writing and the review of primary literature. Confident speaker experienced in departmental and international research presentations.
Course design, lecture design, assessment design, oversee laboratory research projects, oversee review sessions, one-on-one advising, course management, lead discussions, manage undergraduate teaching assistants.
Microsoft Word, Advanced Excel, Powerpoint, R/Bioconductor, SPSS, use of scientific databases, bibliographic and citation management software, genome browsers, sequence alignment and analysis tools, BLAST, Primer3, Fiji.
Jovan Cejovic, Jelena Radenkovic, Vladimir Mladenovic, Adam Stanojevic, Milica Miletic, Stevan Radanovic, Dragan Bajcic, Dragan Djordjevic, Filip Jelic, Milos Nesic, Jessica Lau, Patrick Grady, Nick Groves-Kirkby, Deniz Kural, Brandi Davis-Dusenbery. Using Semantic Web technologies to enable cancer genomics discovery at petabyte scale. Cancer Informatics. Submitted for publication, 2017.
Heather Murtona, Patrick Grady, Tsun Ho Chan, Hugh Cam, Simon Whitehall. Restriction of retrotransposon mobilization by transcriptional silencing and higher order chromatin organization. Genetics, August 1, 2016. vol. 203 no. 4 1669-1678
David Lorenz, Lauren Meyer, Patrick Grady, Michelle Meyer, Hugh Cam. Heterochromatin assembly and transcriptome repression by Set1 in coordination with a class II histone deacetylase. eLife 3, e04506 December 2014
Irina Mikheyeva, Patrick Grady, Fiona Tamburini, David Lorenz, Hugh Cam. Multifaceted genome control by Set1 dependent and independent of H3K4 methylation and the Set1C/COMPASS complex. PLOS Genetics, 2014 Oct 30;10(10):e1004740. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1004740.