Biographical sketch - Anne Jones

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH
 

a.       Professional preparation

  • University of the South, Chemistry and Mathematics B.S. 1998
  • Oxford University, Oxford Chemistry D. Phil. 2002
  • Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Biochemistry Postdoctoral studies, 2002-2004
  • University of Pennsylvania Biochemistry/ Biophysics Postdoctoral studies, 2004-2006

b.      Area of Specialization: Biological Inorganic Chemistry, Bioelectrochemistry

c.       Appointments

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Arizona State University, 2007-present;
  • Eldridge Reeves Johnson and NIH-NRSA post-doctoral Fellow, Univ. of Pennsylvania, 2004-2006;
  • Alexander von Humboldt Postdoctoral Fellow, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, 2002-2004;
  • Teaching Fellow: New College, Sommerville College, Worchester College, 1998-2002;
  • Graduate Research Assistant, Oxford University, 1998-2002;
  • Teaching Assistant, University of the South, 1995-1998

d.      Professional Recognition

  • Teaching: Recipient of the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Special Grant in the Chemical Sciences (2009) for development of novel course materials and pedagogical methods for introducing sustainable chemistry topics to undergraduate students from diverse academic backgrounds.
  • Developed bioinorganic course for graduate students and revised the senior inorganic chemistry lecture and laboratory courses to include bioinorganic topics.

e.       Ten Recent Publications

  1. P. Kwan, D. Schmitt, A. M. Volosin, C. L. McIntosh, D.-K. Seo, A. K. Jones.  Spectroelectrochemistry of cytochrome c and azurin immobilized in nanoporous antimony tin oxide.  2011. Chem. Comm. DOI: 10.1039/C1CC14881H.
  2. C. L. McIntosh, F. Germer, R. Schulz, J. Appel, A. K. Jones.  The [NiFe]-hydrogenase of the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 is working bidirectionally. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 11308-11319.
  3. S. Roy, S. Shinde, G. A. Hamilton, H. E. Hartnett, A. K. JonesArtificial [FeFe] hydrogenase: On resin modification of an amino acid to anchor a diiron-hexacarbonyl cluster in a peptide framework.  Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2011, 7, 1050-1055.
  4. G. Winter, S. Dökel, A. K. Jones, P. Scheerer, N. Krauss, W. Höhne, B. Friedrich. Crystallization and preliminary X-ray crystallographic analysis of the [NiFe]-hydrogenase maturation factor HypF1 from Ralstonia eutropha H16, Acta Cryst. F, 2010, 66, 452-455.
  5. A. K. Jones, B. R. Lichtenstein, A. Dutta, G. Gordon, P. L. Dutton. Synthetic hydrogenases: Incorporation of an iron carbonyl thiolate into a designed peptide, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 14844-14845.
  6. A.K. Jones, O. Lenz, A. Strack, T. Buhrke, and B. Friedrich. Hydrogenase active site biosynthesis: Identification of Hyp protein complexes in Ralstonia eutropha. Biochemistry 2004, 43, 13467-13477.
  7. A. K. Jones, S. E. Lamle, H. R. Pershad, K. A. Vincent, S. P. J. Albracht, and F. A. Armstrong. Enzyme electrokinetics: electrochemical studies of the anaerobic interconversions between active and inactive states of Allochromatium vinosum [NiFe]-hydrogenase. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003; 125, 8505-8514.
  8. C. Leger, S. J. Elliott, K. R. Hoke, L. J. C. Jeuken, A. K. Jones, and F. A. Armstrong. Enzyme electrokinetics: using protein film voltammetry to investigate redox enzymes and their mechanisms. Biochemistry 2003, 42, 8653-8662.
  9. C. Leger C, A. K. Jones, W. Roseboom, S. P. J. Albracht, and F. A. Armstrong. Enzyme electrokinetics: hydrogen evolution and oxidation by Allochromatium vinosum [NiFe]- hydrogenase. Biochemistry, 2002, 41, 15736-46.
  10. A. K. Jones, E. Sillery, S. P. J. Albracht, and F. A. Armstrong. Direct comparison of the electrocatalytic oxidation of hydrogen by an enzyme and a platinum catalyst. Chem Commun, 2002, 8, 866-867.

f.       Synergistic Activities

  1. Teaching:
  • Recipient of the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Special Grant in the Chemical Sciences (2009) for development of novel course materials and pedagogical methods for introducing sustainable chemistry topics to undergraduate students from diverse academic backgrounds.
  • Developed bioinorganic course for graduate students and revised the senior inorganic chemistry lecture and laboratory courses to include bioinorganic topics.
  1. Undergraduate research mentoring:
  • (7 students in 3 years): Bryant Kearl (9/07-present), Logan Koehler (2/09-present), Nataline Meinhardt (6/07-7/08), Julian Reed (6/09-present), Nathan Sylvain (9/07-5/08), Nicholas Teodori (1/07-present), Jason Yates (6/09-present)
  1. High School Outreach:
  • Mentored two local high school teachers through NSF and SfAZ sponsored Math and Science Teaching Fellows Program (Summer 2009)
  1. Grant reviewer for DOE BES, ARPA-E and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  2. Manuscript referee for Journal of the American Chemical Society, Analytical Chemistry, Biochemisty, Journal of Biological Inorganic Chemistry, Chemical Reviews, Dalton Transactions, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, Electrochemistry Communications, Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry
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