Shernita Lee, Ph.D.

shernita@bi.vt.edu

    Cystic Fibrosis/Pulmonary Research

Education

  • Virginia Tech- Genetics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology

Mentors

    Robert Tarran, Ph.D.

Biography

Dr. Lee is currently Education Programs and Outreach Specialist at the Biocomplexity Institute at Virginia Tech.

Courses

  • Spring 2016
    • Introduction to Bioinformatics, Johnson C. Smith University

Publications

  • Ghosh A, Abdelwahab SH, Reeber SL, Reidel B, Marklew AJ,Garrison AJ, Lee S, Dang H, Herring AH, Glish GL, Kesimer, M, Tarran R. 2017. Little Cigars are More Toxic than Cigarettes and Uniquely Change the Airway Gene and Protein Expression. Sci Rep. 2017 Apr 27;7:46239. doi: 10.1038/srep46239. PMCID: PMC5406835

  • Temperance R Rowell, Steven L Reeber, Shernita L Lee, Rachel A Harris, Rachel C Nethery, Amy H Herring, Gary L Glish, Robert Tarran. Flavored E-cigarette Liquids Reduce Proliferation and Viability in the CALU3 Airway Epithelial Cell Line. 2017. American Journal of Physiology - Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology.

  • Michael J. Watson, Shernita L. Lee, Abigail J. Marklew, Rodney C. Gilmore, Martina Gentzsch, Maria F. Sassano, Michael A. Gray, Robert Tarran. 2016. The Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane Conductance Regulator (CFTR) Uses its C-Terminus to Regulate the A2B Adenosine Receptor. Scientific Reports 6.PMCID: PMC4899698.