- Ph D: Chemical Engineering, (2012), University of Massachusetts Amherst - Amherst, Mass.
Dissertation/Thesis Title: Engineering a bacterial toxin delivery system for the targeted treatment of solid tumors
- Other: Cellular Engineering, (2011), University of Massachusetts Amherst - Amherst, Mass.
- BS: Chemical Engineering, (2004), Northeastern University - Boston, Mass.
Supporting Area: Biology, Music
Selected Awards and Honors
- Teaching Excellence Award (2020), Teaching - Biomedical Engineering Department
- Outstanding Non-Tenure Track Instructor (2018), Teaching - College of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of New Hampshire
- Aflac Travel Award (2012) - American Association for Cancer Research
- Scholar-in-Training Award (2012), Scholarship/Research - American Association for Cancer Research
- Best Poster (2009) - NSF-IGERT PI Meeting
- St. Jean, A., Swofford, C.A., Panteli, J.T., Brentzel, Z.J., Forbes, N.S. (2014). Bacterial Delivery of Staphylococcus aureus α-Hemolysin Causes Regression and Necrosis in Murine Tumors. Molecular Therapy,22(7) 1266-1274.
- Swofford, C.A., St. Jean, A., Panteli, J.T., Brentzel, Z.J., Forbes, N.S. (2014). Identification of Staphylococcus aureusα-hemolysin as a protein drug that is secreted by anticancer bacteria and rapidly kills cancer cells. Biotechnology and Bioengineering,111(6) 1233-1245.
- St. Jean, A., Zhang, M., Forbes, N.S. (2008). Bacterial therapies: completing the cancer treatment toolbox. Current Opinion in Biotechnology,19(5) 511-517.
- Introducing Upper-level Students to Primary Literature: A Comparative Assessment of Two Methods - 2019 BMES Annual Meeting , October 2019 - Philadelphia, PA
- Engineered Salmonella Effectively Produce and Preferentially Deliver Bacterial Cytotoxins to Solid Tumors - American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2012, 2012
- Engineering Salmonella Typhimurium for Controlled Therapeutic Delivery in Solid Tumors - 2009 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, November 2009 - Nashville, TN
- Bacterial Therapies in Cancer Research: Completing the Toolbox - NSF IGERT 2009 PI Meeting, May 2009 - Alexandria, VA
- Honing Bacterial Therapies for Cancer Research - Frontiers in Cellular Imaging, ICE Symposium, May 2009 - Amherst, MA
- Process Development of an Immunoconjugate Compound- Challenges at the Interface - American Institute of Chemical Engineers, 2006 Process Development Symposium, June 2006 - Palm Springs, CA
Selected Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research
- Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (2009), Fellowship - National Science Foundation
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