Office: 413 Linus Pauling Science Center
Telephone: (541) 737-8730
Fax: (541) 737-5077
Email Address: email@example.com
Mailing/Express Delivery Address:
Debbie J. Mustacich, Ph.D.
Linus Pauling Institute
Oregon State University
307 Linus Pauling Science Center
Corvallis, OR 97331
|1978||B.A., Biology/Chemistry (minor), Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA||1979||Medical Technology Internship, St. Joseph Hospital, Tacoma, WA||1981||Teaching Certification, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA||1984-85||Organic Synthesis Research, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA|
|1998||Ph.D., Biochemistry/Biophysics, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR|
|1977-78||Teaching Assistant, Biology Dept., Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA|
|1979-80||Medical Technologist, Tacoma, WA|
|1981-88||Chemistry/Biology Teacher and Science Enrichment Program Consultant, Bellarmine Preparatory School and Tacoma/Federal Way Public Schools, WA|
|1991-98||Graduate Research, Biochemistry and Biophysics Dept., Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR|
|1995-96||Consultant for the Oxygenates Evaluation Committee, Health Effects Institute, while working on Ph.D. at OSU|
|1998-2003||Postdoctoral Fellow to Research Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology/Arizona Cancer Center, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ|
|2003-04||Senior Scientist/Manager of Assay Development, Ventana Medical Systems, Inc., Tucson, AZ|
|2004-08||Research Faculty, Linus Pauling Institute, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR|
|2008-present||Assistant Professor, Sr. Res., Department of Biomedical Sciences and Linus Pauling Institute, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR|
|1978||Dean's Scholar and Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, Central Washington University|
|1991-92||Molecular and Cellular Biology Research Fellowship, Oregon State University|
|1991-92||Graduate School Fellowship, Oregon State University|
|1995-97||Oregon Sports Lottery Scholarship, Oregon State University (2 awards)|
|1996||Society of Toxicology Travel Award|
|1996||Sigma Xi Honorable Mention, Oregon State University Graduate Conference|
|1998-99||Cancer Biology Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Arizona|
|1999-2002||NIH Individual National Research Service Award (NRSA), University of Arizona|
|2000-01||Caldwell Fellowship, University of Arizona|
|2002-03||Cancer Prevention and Control Award, University of Arizona|
Alpha Tocopherol Modulation of Xenobiotic Metabolism, NIH/NIDDK (R01 DK067930, Co-PI)
Prophylactic Use of Vitamin E for Prevention of Occupational PAH-Induced Damage, NIH/NIEHS (R21 ES015872, PI)
Vitamin E as a Potentiator of Vitamin K Inadequacy, USDA (Co-PI)
Mechanism of Cisplatin-induced Neuropathy, General Research Funds, Oregon State University (PI)
ARRA Supplement Award, NIH/NIEHS (3R21 ES015872-02S1, PI)
Society for Free Radical Biology and Medicine
International Society for Free Radical Research
Society of Toxicology
Farley SM, Leonard SW, Labut EM, Raines HF, Card DJ, Harrington DJ, Mustacich DJ, Traber MG. (2012) Vitamin E decreases extra-hepatic menaquinone-4 concentrations in rats fed menadione or phylloquinone. Mol Nutr Food Res 56:912-922.
Gonzalez D, Mustacich DJ, Traber MG, Cherian G. (2011) Early feeding and dietary lipids affect broiler tissue fatty acids, vitamin E status, and cyclooxygenase-2 protein expression upon lipopolysaccharide challenge. Poult Sci 90:2790-2800.
Mustacich DJ, Leonard SW, Patel N, and Traber MG (2010) Alpha-tocopherol beta-oxidation localized to rat liver mitochondria. Free Radic Biol Med 48:73-81.
Traber MG, Mustacich DJ, Sullivan LC, Leonard SW, Ahern-Rindell A, and Kerkvliet N (2010) Vitamin E status and metabolism in adult and aged aryl hydrocarbon receptor null mice. J Nutr Biochem [Epub ahead of print].
Mustacich DJ, Gohil K, Bruno RS, Yan M, Leonard SW, Cross CE, Ho E, and Traber MG (2009) Alpha-tocopherol modulates genes involved in hepatic xenobiotic pathways in mice. J Nutr Biochem 20, 469-476.