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Tim Lekic, MD

Current Biographical Sketch

Contact Information

Department of Physiology
Loma Linda University
Loma Linda, CA 92350
E-mail: tlekic07m@llu.edu

Research Interests

Tissue ischemia and hemorrhage
Hyperbaric oxygen therapies
Reperfusion injuries
Cellular transplantation

Education and Training

Doctor of Medicine, MD (expected 2008)
Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Loma Linda, California

BS in Biology
Canadian University College
Lacombe, Alberta, Canada
September 1997 to June 2001
Research Experience
Medical-Graduate Research Project
Structure and function studies of the β and κ casein

Department of Biochemistry, Loma Linda University
Loma Linda, California
Supervisor: Satish M Sood PhD June 2004 to November 2006

Undergraduate Research Project
Computational modeling and spectroscopic studies of humic acid structures
Department of Chemistry, Canadian University College
Lacombe, Alberta, Canada
Supervisor: Aldo Bruccoleri PhD
June 2002 to August 2002

Laboratory Assistant for College Physics Department of Physics, Canadian University College
Lacombe, Alberta, Canada
September 1998 to June 1999

Awards

2004 Walter E. Macpherson Society Scholarship for Basic Science Research
1999 Department of Biology Award from Canadian University College
1998 ADRA International Grant Supporting Formation of Medical Clinics in Mongolia

Publications and Presentations

Satish M. Sood, Tim Lekic, Harold Farrell Jr. and Charles W. Slattery (2005). Interactions of reduced carboxymethylated bovine Κ-casein with the doubly phosphorylated form of human β-CN. (Poster at Experimental Biology 2005 and XXXV International Congress of Physiological Sciences, San Diego, California, April 2-6, 2005) FASEB J. 19(4):A818, Abstract 504.12, Poster 470

Satish M. Sood, Tim Lekic, Harold Farrell Jr. and Charles W. Slattery (2005). Interactions of reduced carboxymethylated bovine Κ-casein with the quadruply phosphorylated form of human β-CN. (Poster at Experimental Biology 2005 and XXXV International Congress of Physiological Sciences, San Diego, California, April 2-6, 2005) FASEB J. 19(4):A818, Abstract 504.13, Poster 471

Satish M. Sood, Tim Lekic, Harold Farrell Jr. and Charles W. Slattery (2005). Formation of reconstituted casein micelles with human β-casein and reduced carboxymethylated bovine Κ-casein: Role of sulfhydryl groups. (Poster at Experimental Biology 2005 and XXXV International Congress of Physiological Sciences, San Diego, California, April 2-6, 2005) FASEB J. 19(4):A818, Abstract 504.14, Poster 472

Satish Sood, Tim Lekic, Harold Farrell Jr. and Charles W. Slattery (2006). Reconstituted Micelle Formation Using Reduced, Carboxymethylated Bovine Κ-casein and Human β-CN. The Protein Journal 25(5):352