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Chevon N. Thorpe, PhD

Chevon N. Thorpe

Chevon N. Thorpe, PhD

Assistant Professor for Cell Biology and Physiology
Campus: 
Virginia Campus
Office: 

CMMID Rm 114

Department/Discipline: 
Phone: 
540-231-1459
540.231.1491
Email: 
cthorpe [at] vcom.vt.edu

Education

2013 Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine  Postdoc
2012 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University  PhD-Biochemistry
2005 Christopher Newport University  BS-Biology and Chemistry 

Current Research Projects

  • Effect of boron on UV-induced skin cancer
  • Function, evaluation and applications of mosquito specific smRNAs
  • GUY-1 conferred female lethality: Mechanism and application for mosquito control

Publications

Year Published Faculty Citation PMID
2015

Chen XG, Jiang X, Gu J, Xu M, Wu Y, Deng Y, Zhang C, Bonizzoni M, Dermauw W, Vontas J, Armbruster P, Huang X, Yang Y, Zhang H, He W, Peng H, Liu Y, Wu K, Chen J, Lirakis M, Topalis P, Van Leeuwen T, Hall AB, Jiang X, Thorpe C, Mueller RL, Sun C, Waterhouse RM, Yan G, Tu ZJ, Fang X, James AA. The genome sequence of the Asian Tiger mosquito, Aedes albopictus, reveals insights into its biology, genetics and evolution. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2015 Nov 3;112(44) E5907-15.

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2013

Hockey KS, Hubbard WB, Sajja VS, Scholar CA, Thorpe C, Vandevord PJ, Rzigalinski BA. A new model for mild blast injury utilizing Drosophila melanogaster. Biomedical Sciences Instrumentation. 2013; 49:124-40.

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2013

Thorpe CS, Sholar C, Hockey KS, Rzigalinski BA. Structural evidence for cytoskeletal changes following traumatic brain injury in mixed organotypic cultures. J. Neurotrauma. 2013; 30(15):A-49.

2013

Hampton CE, Thorpe CN, Sholar CA, Rzigalinski BA, VandeVord PJ. A novel bridge wire model of blast traumatic brain injury - biomed 2013. Biomed Sco Instrum. 2013; 49:312-9. PMID: 23686215.

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