The College of Life Sciences

Bell, John

Physiology & Developmental Biology

Email: 3mrkqbehooCe|x1hgx  (Email Form)

3037  LSB
Provo, UT 84602
(801) 422-3037

Professor

Curriculum Vitae

 Teaching Interests
Basic biology
Cell biology
Pharmacology
Biophysics
Quantitative Reasoning
General education science
 Research Interests
Membrane biophysics
Fluorescence spectroscopy
Pre-equilibrium kinetics
 Courses Taught

Winter 2014
  • STDEV 214R: Special Topics Section 004
Fall 2013
  • PDBIO 120: Science of Biology Section 001, 002
  • PDBIO 494R: Undergraduate Research Section 004
  • PDBIO 495R: Adv Undgraduate Research Section 004
  • PDBIO 568: Biophysics Section 001
Summer 2013
  • PDBIO 494R: Undergraduate Research Section 004
  • PDBIO 799R: Dissertation Section 006
Spring 2013
  • PDBIO 495R: Adv Undgraduate Research Section 004
  • PDBIO 799R: Dissertation Section 007

Selected Publications
Journal Articles

Nelson J, Barlow K, Beck DO, Berbert A, Eshenroder N, Francom L, Pruitt M, Thompson K, Thompson K, Thurber B, et al. Synergistic effects of secretory phospholipase A2 from the venom of Agkistrodon piscivorus piscivorus with cancer chemotherapeutic agents. 2013;2013:565287.

Nelson SC, Neely SK, Melonakos ED, Bell JD, Busath D. Fluorescence anisotropy of diphenylhexatriene and its cationic trimethylamino derivative in liquid dipalmitoylphosphatidylcholine liposomes: Opposing responses to isoflurane. BMC Biophysics. 2012 Mar;5:5.

Nelson J, Francom LL, Anderson L, Damm K, Baker R, Chen J, Franklin S, Hamaker A, Izidoro I, Moss E, et al. Investigation into the role of phosphatidylserine in modifying the susceptibility of human lymphocytes to secretory phospholipase A(2) using cells deficient in the expression of scramblase. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta. 2012;1818:1196-1204.

Rajapaksha M, Thomas JL, Streeter M, Prasad M, Whittal RM, Bell JD, Bose HS. Lipid-mediated unfolding of 3β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase 2 is essential for steroidogenic activity. Biochemistry. 2011 Dec;50:11015-11024.

Reeve S, Kitchen E, Sudweeks RR, Bell JD, Bradshaw W. Development of an instrument for measuring self-efficacy in cell biology. Journal of Applied Measurement. 2011;12:242-260.

Franchino HA, Johnson BC, Neeley SK, Tajhya RB, Vu MP, Wilson-Ashworth HA, Bell JD. Combined use of steady-state fluorescence emission and anisotropy of merocyanine 540 to distinguish crystalline, gel, ripple, and liquid crystalline phases in dipalmitoylphosphatidylcholine bilayers. PMC Biophysics. 2010 Nov;3. <website>

Olson ED, Nelson J, Griffin K, Nguyen T, Streeter M, Wilson-Ashworth HA, Gelb MA, Judd AM, Bell JD. Kinetic evaluation of cell membrane hydrolysis during apoptosis by human isoforms of secretory phospholipase A2. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 2010 Apr;285:10993-11002.

Barney M, Call GB, Mcllmoil CJ, Husein OF, Adams A, Balls AG, Oliveira G, Miner EC, Richards TA, Crawford BK, et al. Stimulation by interleukin-6 and inhibition by tumor necrosis factor of cortisol release from bovine adrenal zona fasciculata cells through their receptors. Endocrine. 2000;13:369-377.

# Barney M, Call GB, McIlmoil CJ, Husein OF, Adams A, Balls AG, Oliveira GK, Miner E, Richards TA, Crawford BK, et al. Stimulation by interleukin-6 and inhibition by tumor necrosis factor of cortisol release from bovine adrenal zona fasciculata cells through their receptors. Endocrine. 2000;13:369-377.

Abstract

Nelson J, Francom L, Anderson L, Damm K, Baker R, Chen J, Franklin S, Hamaker A, Izidoro I, Moss E, et al. Investigation into the Role of Phosphatidylserine in Modifying the Susceptibility of Human Lymphocytes to Secretory Phospholipase A2 using Cells Deficient in the Expression of Scramblase. Biophysical Journal. 2012;102(suppl):#394.

Anderson L, Damm K, Baker R, Chen J, Hamaker A, Izidoro I, Moss E, Orton M, Papworth K, Sherman L, et al. Differential susceptibility of normal and transformed human leukocytes to hydrolytic attack by secretory phospholipase A2. Biophysical Journal. 2010 Jan;98(Supplement):2410.

Conference Proceedings

Nelson J, Barlow K, Beck DO, Berbert A, Damm K, Eschenroder N, Neeley K, Pruitt M, Thompson K, Thurber B, et al. Chemotherapeutic apoptosis: who assailed the membrane, the inducer or the induced?. Boston: Biophysical Journal; 2009 Jan.