Dr. Meredith Bostrom

Dr. Meredith Bostrom
Dr. Meredith Bostrom
Assistant Professor,
Biology & Biochemistry

Meet Dr. Meredith Bostrom

Studied Marine Science (B.A. and M.S.) and Nutritional Sciences (Ph.D.) before coming to Belmont Abbey College.

Conducting and publishing research on genomics and human nutrition, next generation sequencing technologies, lipid metabolism and mechanisms of cardiovascular disease, and genes associated with end stage renal disease.

Examples of the classes taught by Dr. Meredith Bostrom:
  • BI 101 General Biology
  • BI 407 Coordinating Seminar I
  • 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

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

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