James Olesen

Assistant Professor

CL 229d  Phone: 765-285-3510  

Department of Biology
Ball State University
Cooper Life Science Building, CL 121
Muncie, IN 47306

Related Link
Personal Web site

Bowling Green State University, Ph.D. ,1994
The Ohio State University, M.S. ,1987
Bowling Green State University, B.S. ,1983

Research Interests
Molecular and cell biology

  • the effects of ectopic expression of genes on cell populations
  • retroviral gene transfer
  • mechanisms of cell cycle progression
  • mechanisms of apoptosis
  • mechanisms of cancer progression
  • chromosome/chromatin structure
  • electron microscopy

Recent Publications

Bombuwala, K., Kinstle, t., Popik, V., Uppal, S., Olesen, J.B., Vina, J. and Heckman, C.A. (2006). Colchitaxel, A Coupled Compound Made from Microtubule Inhibitors Colchcine and Paclitaxel. Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry 2:13-22.

Olesen, J.B. and Gough, E. (2006). Optimization of Transfection Conditions for the Human HL-60 Promyelocytic Leukemic T-Cell Line Using FuGene HD Transfection Reagent. Biochemica, 3:24-25.
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