Jared Young Curriculum Vitae

Education
PhD, University of California, San Diego

BA, University of California, Berkeley

Courses Taught
BIO 001: General Biology I with Lab
BIO 002: General Biology II with Lab
BIO 004: Introduction to Biology
BIO 135: Genetics
BIO 175: Neurobiology
BIO 191: Senior Seminar

Professional Experience
2012-Present, Associate Professor, Biology, Mills College, Oakland CA

2006-2012, Assistant Professor, Biology, Mills College, Oakland CA

Teaching Experience
Biology Professor, Mills College, Oakland CA, 2006-Present, Courses Taught: Intro to Biology, General Biology, Genetics, Neurobiology, Senior Seminar

Teaching Assistant, University of California, San Diego, 2001-2003

Publications

Young, J. Sanger—sequencing a hands-on simulation. Genetics Society of America Peer-Reviewed Education Portal (GSA PREP); 2018. 003; doi: 10.1534/gsaprep.2018.003

Kristina Mead, James Dearworth, William Grisham, Greta Ann Herin, Hugh Jarrard, Carol Ann Paul, Robert Waldeck, Jennifer Yates, Jared Young. IFEL TOUR: A Description of the Introduction to FUN Electrophysiology Labs Workshop at Bowdoin College, July 27-30, and the Resultant Faculty Learning Community. Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscience Education, Vol. 5, Issue 2; Spring 2007.

Israelsson M., Siegel R.S., Young J., Hashimoto M., Iba K., and Schroeder J.I. Guard cell ABA and CO2 signaling network updates and Ca2+ sensor priming hypothesis. Current Opinion in Plant Biology 9:654-663 (2006).

Young J.J., Mehta S., Israelsson M., Godoski J., Grill E., and Schroeder J.I. CO2 signaling in guard cells: Calcium sensitivity response modulation, a Ca2+-independent phase, and CO2 insensitivity of the gca2 mutant. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 103:7506-7511 (2006).

Hashimoto M., Negi J., Young J., Israelsson M., Schroeder J.I., and Iba K. Arabidopsis HT1 kinase controls stomatal movements in response to CO2. Nature Cell Biology 8:391-397 (2006)

Guo F.-Q., Young J., and Crawford N.M. The nitrate transporter AtNRT1.1 (CHL1) functions in stomatal opening and contributes to drought susceptibility in Arabidopsis.Plant Cell 15:107-117 (2003). www.plantcell.org

Klusener B.*, Young J.J.*, Murata Y., Allen G.J., Mori I.C., Hugouvieux V., and Schroder J.I. Convergence of calcium signaling pathways of pathogenic elicitors and abscisic acid in Arabidopsis guard cells. Plant Physiology 130:2152-2163 (2002). www.plantphysiol.org *These authors contributed equally to the paper.

Hugouvieux V., Murata Y., Young J.J., Kwak J.M., Mackesy D.Z., and Schroeder J.I. Localization, ion channel regulation and genetic interactions during abscisic acid signaling of the nuclear mRNA cap binding protein ABH1. Plant Physiology 130(3):1276-1287 (2002). www.plantphysiol.org

Jung J.-Y., Kim Y.-W., Kwak J.M., Hwang J.-U., Young J., Schroeder J.I., Hwang I. and Lee Y. Phosphatidylinositol 3- and 4-Phosphate are required for normal stomatal movements. Plant Cell 14:2399-2412 (2002). www.plantcell.org

Dhand R., Young J., Teng A., Krishnasamy S., and Gross N.J. Is dipalmitoylphosphatidylcholine a substrate for convertase? Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 278:L19-L24 (2000). http://ajplung.physiology.org

Gross N.J., Kellam M., Young J., Krishnasamy S., and Dhand R. Separation of Alveloar Surfactant into Subtypes. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 162:617-622 (2000). http://ajrccm.atsjournals.org

Dhand R., Young J., Krishnasamy S., Possmayer F., and Gross N.J. Influence of Phospholipid Composition on the Properties of Reconstituted Surfactants. Lung 177:127-138 (1999).

Research Experience
Principal Investigator, Department of Biology, Mills College, 2006-Present

Sabbatical Research, Graduate School of Systems Natural Sciences, Nagoya City University; laboratory of Dr. Kotaro Kimura, 2019-2020

Graduate Research, Division of Biological Sciences, University of California, San Diego; laboratory of Dr. Julian Schroeder, 1999-2005

Research Technician, Edward Hines Jr. Veterans Affairs Hospital, Maywood IL; Laboratory of Dr. Rajiv Dhand, 1997-1999

Undergraduate Research, Dept. of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California Berkeley, laboratory of Dr. Hsiao-Ping Moore, 1995-1997

Selected Conference Presentations
Poster: Alyssa Quiogue*, Vyoma Thakker*, Isabella DiBianca*, Carol Ghaffari*, Opal Stayer-Wilburn*, Mara Harwood*, Shayda Maher*, Lauren Resch*, Sara Nathan*, Cassidy Dalton*, Alesha Cox-Harris*, Rebecca Morton*, Emily Jerome*, Willa Mankins*, Leesa Daffeh*, Kumkum Tirumalasetty*, Hannah Szentkuti*, Jessica Sullivan*, Genesis Hernandez*, Kevin Fekrinia*, Katie Gibbs*, Nathan Hwang *, Connor Lester *, Berenice Mosqueda*, Yen-Ping Hsueh, Noelle L’Etoile, Jared Young#. Localization and Characterization of Odor Receptors in C. elegans. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA, November 2018.

Poster: Isabella DiBianca*, Alyssa Quiogue*, Carol Ghaffari*, Opal Stayer-Wilburn*, Vyoma Thakker*, Mara Harwood*, Shayda Maher*, Lauren Resch*, Sara Nathan*, Cassidy Dalton*, Alesha Cox-Harris*, Rebecca Morton*, Emily Jerome*, Willa Mankins*, Leesa Daffeh*, Kumkum Tirumalasetty*, Hannah Szentkuti*, Jessica Sullivan*, Genesis Hernandez*, Kevin Fekrinia*, Katie Gibbs*, Nathan Hwang*, Connor Lester*, Berenice Mosqueda*, Yen-Ping Hsueh, Bo Zhang, Noelle L’Etoile, Jared Young#. Localization and Characterization of Odor Receptors in C. elegans. C. elegans Neuro Meeting. Madison, WI, June 2018.

Poster: Jared Young, Mara Harwood*, Shayda Maher*, Lauren Resch*, Cassidy Dalton*, Sara Nathan*, Alesha Cox-Harris*, Rebecca Morton*, Berenice Mosqueda*, Emily Jerome*, Vyoma Thakker*, Willa Mankins*, Lee Rost*, Leesa Daffeh*, Kumkum Tirumalasetty*, Alyssa Quiogue*, Isabella DiBianca*, Carol Ghaffari*, Yen-Ping Hsueh, Bo Zhang, Noelle L’Etoile. Characterizing odor receptors in the AWC neuron. International C. elegans Meeting. UCLA, June 2017.

Poster: Maher S*#, Harwood M*#, Resch L*#, Jerome E*, Dalton C*, Nathan S*, Cox-Harris A*, Mankins W*#, Morton R*, Mosqueda B*, Rost L8, Thakker V*, Hsueh YP, L’Etoile N, and Young J. Identifying and characterizing odor receptors in Caenorhabditis elegans. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting. San Diego, November 2016. 

Poster: Young J.#, Nathan S#*, Dalton C#*, Cox-Harris A#*, Mosqueda B*, Apostol S*, Morton R*, Newman L*, Brueggemann C, Sternberg P, and L’Etoile N. Identifying and characterizing odor receptors in C. elegans. International Worm Meeting. UCLA, June 2015.

Poster: Young J.#, Apostol S*, Nathan S*, Newman E*, Cox-Harris A*, Tan F*, Brueggemann C, and L’Etoile N. Identifying odor receptors in C. elegans. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting. Washington, D,C., November 2014.

Poster: Parmidge A*, Bruggemann C, L’Etoile N, and Young J#. Finding Neuro: Automating Calcium Image Analysis. Worm Neuro Meeting. Madison, WI, July 2014.

Poster: Apostol S*#, Newman E*, Nathan S*, Cox-Harris A*, Tan F*, Brueggemann C, L’Etoile N, and Young J. Identifying olfactory receptors in C. elegans. Worm Neuro Meeting. Madison, WI, July 2014.

Poster: Elizabeth Newman*#, Jamie Knight*#, Amanda Cha*, Ghazal Ghafari*, Laine Janzen*, Stephanie Summers*, Pilar Stinson*, Marie Engelhardt*, Kelsi Kettellapper*, Sherrlyne Apostol*, Noelle L’Etoile, Jared Young. A forward screen to identify genes involved in the blockage of olfactory adaptation by food in Caenorhabditis elegans. International C. elegans Meeting. Los Angeles, CA, June 2013.

Poster: Knight J*#, Gutierrez P*, Braslow J*, Stinson P*, Engelhardt M*, L’Etoille N, and Young J. Identifying genes involved in food block on olfactory adaptation in Caenorhabditis elegans. Bay Area Worm Meeting. Davis, CA, April 2013.

Poster: Knight J*#, Ketellapper K*#, Gutierrez P*, Braslow J*, Stinson P*, Engelhardt M*, L’Etoille N, and Young J. Identifying genes involved in food block on olfactory adaptation in Caenorhabditis elegans. Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students. San Jose, CA, November 2012.

Poster: Young J, Stinson P*#, Engelhardt M*#, Gutierrez P*, Braslow J*, Cha A*, Ghafari G*, Janzen L*, Summers S*, and L’Etoile N. Identifying genes involved in blockage of olfactory adaptation by food in Caenorhabditis elegans. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA, October 2012.

Poster: Parmidge A*#, Brüggemann C, L’Etoile N, and Young J. The Nose Knows, but the Eye Does Not: Automated Image Analyst Development for Calcium Images of AWC Olfactory Neuron in C. elegans. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA, October 2012.

Poster: Cha A*#, Ghafari G*#, Janzen L*, Summers S*#, Llamas S*, Stinson P*, L’Etoile N, and Young J. Forward screen for mutants lacking a food block on olfactory adaptation. Bay Area Neuroscience Gathering. San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience, U.C. Berkeley, April 2012.

Poster: Parmidge A*#, Bruggemann C, L’Etoile N, and Young J. The Nose Knows, but the Eye Does Not: Automated Image Analyst Development for Calcium Images of AWC Olfactory Neuron in C. elegans. Bay Area Neuroscience Gathering. San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience, U.C. Berkeley, April 2012.

Young J. Forward screen for mutants lacking a food block on olfactory adaptation. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting. Society for Neuroscience, Washington, D.C. November 2011.

Poster: Janzen L*, Cha A*, Ghafari G*, Summers S*, Llamas S*, Stinson P*, L'Etoile N, and Young J. Genetic screen for mutants lacking a food block on olfactory adaptation. International C. elegans Meeting. Los Angeles, CA, June 2011.

Poster: Janzen L*#, Cha A*#, Ghafari G*#, Summers S*#, Llamas S*, Stinson P*, L'Etoile N, and Young J. Genetic screen for mutants lacking a food block on olfactory adaptation. Bay Area Neuroscience Gathering. Vallejo, CA, April 2011.

Poster: Gutierrez P*#, Young J, Braslow J*#, and L’Etoile N. Candidate mediators of the food block on olfactory adaptation. Bay Area Neuroscience Gathering. Vallejo, CA, April 2011.

Poster: Janzen L*, Cha A*, Ghafari G*#, Summers S*, Llamas S*, Stinson P*, L'Etoile N, and Young J. Genetic screen for mutants lacking a food block on olfactory adaptation Bay Area Worm Meeting, Berkeley, CA, March 2011.

Poster: Ghafari G*#, Janzen L*#, Summers S*#, Cha A*#, Benitez M*, L’Etoile N, and Young J. Hunting for a gene that causes an extended food block on olfactory adaptation in C. elegans. Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience Social. San Diego, CA, November 2010.

*Mills students
# Poster presenter

Grants Awarded

Lead author and implementer of “Creating a Biology Department and Curriculum in which URMs thrive”, a Mills College grant funded by the Mellon Foundation. Award amount: $5000. Award period 2018-2020.

Co-PI on National Science Foundation Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM) grant. Student Understanding and Realizing Potential for Attaining Scientific Success (SURPASS): Preparing and diversifying STEM leaders in a first-year to graduation transition program. Award Number: 1565160. Award amount: $600,000. Award period 2016-2021.

College Service
2017-2019, Biology Department Chair

2016-2019, Public Health and Health Equity Program Co-Founder and Program Head

2014-2017, Appointments, Promotion, and Tenure Committee

2006-2019, Barrett Undergraduate Biology Research Program Co-Director

2006-Present, Biopsychology Program Committee Member

Professional Service
2015,2017,2019, Co-organizer of Poster Judging, International C. elegans Meeting

2014-2016, President, Bay Area Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience

2009-2011, Councillor, Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience

Professional Membership
Society for Neuroscience

Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience

American Association for the Advancement of Science

Genetics Society of America

Selected Honors
2020-2023, Olga T. Scheffler Chair in the Sciences

2016-2017, Mary Metz Professorship, Mills College

2016, Student Organization Advisor of the Year Award, Mills College

2012-2015, Kilgore-Snyder Professorship, Mills College

2012, Recipient of Outstanding Teaching Award, Mills College

2001, 2002, 2003, Three-time Recipient of Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, University of California, San Diego

1999-2002, Cell, Molecular, and Genetics Training Grant Recipient, University of California, San Diego