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Nicanor Austriaco


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Nicanor Austriaco


Contact Information:
Sowa Hall 229B


S.T.D. - Moral Theology, University of Fribourg
Ph.D. - Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Area(s) of Expertise:

Biology of aging and programmed cell death, biology and ethics of stem cell research, health care ethics and bioethics in the Catholic tradition

Selected Publications:

Chin, Christopher., Donaghey, Faith., Helming, Katherine ., McCarthy, Morgan. (2014). Deletion of AIF1 but not of YCA1/MCA1 protects Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Candida albicans cells from caspofungin-induced programmed cell death. Microbial Cell, 1 (2), 58-63.

Cascio, Vincent., Gittings, Daniel., Merloni, Kristen., Hurton, Matthew. (2013). S-Adenosyl-L-Methionine protects the probiotic yeast, Saccharomyces boulardii from acid-induced cell death. BMC Microbiology, 13, 35.

Austriaco, O.P., Nicanor. (2011). Biomedicine and Beatitude: An Introduction to Catholic Bioethics. Washington, DC: The Catholic University of America Press.

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