Meredith Bostrom

Dr. Meredith Bostrom

Assistant Professor of Biology

B.S. Marine Science / Biology, Long Island University
M.S. Marine Science, The College of William and Mary
Ph.D. Nutritional Sciences, University of Kentucky

  • BI 101 General Biology
  • BI 407 Coordinating Seminar I

Merrick BA, Phadke DP, Bostrom MA, Shah RR, Wright GM, Wang X, Gordon O, Pelch KE, Auerbach SS, Paules RS, DeVito MJ, Waalkes MP, Tokar EJ; Arsenite malignantly transforms human prostate epithelial cells in vitro by gene amplification of mutated KRAS. PLoS ONE 14(4): e0215504, 2019

Bostrom MA, Perlegas P, Lu L, Hicks PJ, Hawkins G, Ng MC, Langefeld CD, Freedman BI, Bowden DW; Relevance of the ACTN4 gene in African-Americans with non-diabetic end-stage renal disease. Am J Nephrol 36(3):252-60, 2012

Bostrom MA, Kao WH, Li M, Abboud HE, Adler SG, Iyengar SK, Kimmel PL, Hanson RL, Nicholas SB, Rasooly RS, Sedor JR, Coresh J, Kohn OF, Leehey DJ, Thornley-Brown D, Bottinger EP, Lipkowitz MS, Meoni LA, Klag MJ, Lu L, Hicks PJ, Langefeld CD, Parekh RS, Bowden DW, Freedman BI; Family Investigation of Nephropathy and Diabetes (FIND) Research Group: Genetic association and gene-gene interaction analyses in African American dialysis patients with nondiabetic nephropathy. Am J Kidney Dis 59(2):210-12, 2011

Bostrom MA, Lu L, Chou J, Hicks PJ, Xu J, Langefeld CD, Bowden DW, Freedman BI; Candidate genes for non-diabetic ESRD in African Americans: a genome-wide association study using pooled DNA. Hum Genet 128(2):195-204, 2010

Bostrom MA, Hicks PJ, Lu L, Langefeld CD, Freedman BI, Bowden DW; Association of polymorphisms in the klotho gene with severity of non-diabetic ESRD in African Americans. Nephrol Dial Transplant 25(10): 3348–3355, 2010

Bostrom MA, Freedman BI; The Spectrum of MYH9-Associated Nephropathy. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol, 5(6):1107-13, 2010

Bostrom MA, Freedman BI, Langefeld CD, Liu L, Hicks PJ, Bowden DW; Association of adiponectin gene polymorphisms with type 2 diabetes in an African American population enriched for nephropathy. Diabetes 58:499-504, 2009

Bostrom MA, Boyanovsky BB, Jordan CT, Wadsworth MP, Taatjes DJ, de Beer FC, Webb NR; Group v secretory phospholipase A2 promotes atherosclerosis: evidence from genetically altered mice. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 27:600-606, 2007

Bostrom MA, Collette BB, Luckhurst BE, Reece KS, Graves JE; Hybridization between two serranids, the coney (Cephalopholis fulva) and the creole-fish (Paranthias furcifer), at Bermuda. Fishery Bulletin 100:651-661, 2002

  • Genes associated with end stage renal disease (ESRD)
  • Lipid metabolism and mechanisms of cardiovascular disease
  • Next generation sequencing technologies
  • Genomics and Human Nutrition