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Christina Hendrickson, Ph.D.
Coordinator Human Physio Lab
Education and Certifications
PH.D. in Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Introductory Microbiology (lecture & lab)
Human Physiology lab
Mondays: 12 pm- 2 pm
Tuesdays: 12 pm- 1 pm
Wednesdays: 12 pm- 2 pm
Research, Published Work, and Scholarly Activities
Investigating anti proliferative and anti invasion effects of Taraxacum Officinale on cancer cell lines.
Investigating prophage-like Chromosomal island of Streptococcus pyogenes (SpyCIM1).
Papers and presentations:
- Hendrickson C.G., Euler C.W., Nguyen S. V., Rahman M., McCullor K. A., King C.J., Fischetti V.A., McShan W.M. (2015) Elimination of Chromosomal Island SpyCIM1 from Streptococcus pyogenes Strain SF370 Reverses the Mutator Phenotype and Alters Global Transcription. PLoS One 10:e0145884.
- Nguyen, S.V., Tu, T., Hendrickson, C.G.and McShan, W.M. (2013) A Phage-Like Chromosomal Island (SanCI) from a Daptomycin-Resistant Strain of Streptococcus anginosus that integrates into DNA mismatch repair gene mutL. Gene Bank.
- Hendrickson C.G. , Nguyen, S.V., King C.J., and McShan, W.M. (2013)The Role of Streptococcus pyogenes Chromosomal Islands (SpyCI) in Survival: Response to Environmental Conditions and LmrP Expression. Poster presentation at Oklahoma Research Day at UCO, Edmond, OK.
- Nguyen, S.V., Hendrickson C.G., King C.J., and McShan, W.M. (2013) Mobile Element SpyCIM1 Enhances Survival in S. pyogenes. Poster presentation at Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology (OCAST), Oklahoma City, OK.
- Scott, J., Nguyen, S.V., King C.J., Hendrickson C.G., and McShan, W.M. (2012) Mutator Phenotype Prophages in the Genome Strains of Streptococcus pyogenes: Control by Growth State and by a Cryptic Prophage-Encoded Promoter. Frontiers in Microbiology.
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