Margaret I Kanipes-Spinks

Professor/Director Honors Program

Margaret I Kanipes-Spinks
Undergraduate Programs

Honors Program

Academic Classroom Building 110
OtherBiochemistry / Duke University
Ph.D.Biological Sciences / Carnegie Mellon University
B.S.Chemistry / North Carolina A&T State University

Research Interests

Food-borne pathogen detection, STEM Education, and Faculty Development

Recent Publications

  • Anna Lee, Maya Corneille, Karen Jackson, Bahby Banks, Sherrice Allen, Robin Coger-Simmons, Margaret Kanipes-Spinks, Stephanie Luster-Teasley (2022). (Narratives of Black Women STEM Faculty: Breaking Barriers to Promote Institutional Transformation at HBCUs). (1) 3, pp. 36. ADVANCE Journal.
  • Sherrice Allen, Anna Lee, Maya Corneille, Robin Coger-Simmons, Margaret Kanipes-Spinks, Stephanie Luster-Teasley, Anthony DePass (2022). (Recruiting, Retaining, and Advancing Women in STEM at an HBCU). (1) 3, pp. 33. ADVANCE Journal.
  • Margaret Kanipes, Guoqing Tang, Faye Spencer-Maor, Zakiya Wilson-Kennedy, Goldie Byrd (2019). (Advancing STEM by Transforming Pedagogy and Institutional Teaching and Learning: The Creation of a STEM Center of Excellence for Active Learning). (Diversity in Higher Education) pp. 55-72. Emerald Publishing Limited.
  • Zakiya Wilson-Kennedy, Liuli Huang, Eugene Kennedy, Guoqing Tang, Margaret Kanipes, Goldie Byrd (2019). (Faculty Motivation for Scholarly Teaching and Innovative Classroom Practice—An Empirical Study). (Research and Practice in Chemistry Education) pp. 65-88. Springer Singapore.
  • Kelly Mack, Orlando Taylor, Camille McKayle, Byrd Goldie, Charles McClintock, Melvin Hall, Margaret Kanipes-Spinks, Comfort Okpala, Kate Winter, Maria Qadri (2019). (Tone Begins at the Top: Broadening Participation in STEM Higher Education). (1/2) 21, pp. 3-4. Peer Review.
  • Margaret Kanipes (2018). (I’m.a.Gene: Destined for a Career in the Sciences). (Mom the Chemistry Professor) pp. 237-246. Springer International Publishing.
  • Zakiya Wilson-Kennedy, Margaret Kanipes, Goldie Byrd (2018). (Transforming STEM Education through Collaborative Leadership at Historically Black Colleges and Universities). In Gibbs, Kenneth, (3) 17, pp. es13. CBE—Life Sciences Education.
  • Sayo Fakayode, James Mayes, Margaret Kanipes, David Johnson, Ernest Cuthbertson (2017). (Promoting Student Learning in Criminal Justice, STEM, and Forensic Science: Aggie Sleuth Initiative (AggieSI)-Guided Inquiry Learning Experience). (2) 28, pp. 192-206. Journal of Criminal Justice Education.
  • Zakiya Wilson, Margaret Kanipes-Spinks, Goldie Byrd (2016). (An Empirical Analysis of a Model for Student Success using a Case Study Approach). (7) 4, pp. 100-112. International Journal for Innovation Education and Research.
  • Sayo Fakayode, James Mayes, Margaret Kanipes-Spinks, David Johnson, Ernest Cuthbertson (2016). (Promoting Student Learning in Criminal Justice, STEM, and Forensic Science: Aggie Sleuth Initiative (AggieSI)-Guided Inquiry Learning Experience). pp. 13. Journal of Criminal Justice Education.
  • Sayo Fakayode, Vincent Snipes, Margaret Kanipes, Abdul Mohammed, Zakiya Wilson (2016). (Use of Innovative Pedagogies and Creative Partnership Strategies to Promote Undergraduate STEM Education at an HBCU). (Setting a New Agenda for Student Engagement and Retention in Historically Black Colleges and Universities) pp. 119-151. IGI Global.
  • F Kawai, S Paek, K Choi, M Prouty, M Kanipes, P Guerry, H Yeo (2012). (Crystal structure of JlpA, a surface-exposed lipoprotein adhesin of Campylobacter jejuni.). (2) 177, pp. 583-8. Journal of structural biology.
  • F Poly, O Serichatalergs, M Schulman, J Ju, C Cates, M Kanipes, C Mason, P Guerry (2011). (Discrimination of major capsular types of Campylobacter jejuni by multiplex PCR.). (5) 49, pp. 1750-7. Journal of clinical microbiology.
  • M Kanipes, X Tan, A Akelaitis, J Li , D Rockabrand, P Guerry, M Monteiro (2008). (Genetic analysis of lipooligosaccharide core biosynthesis in Campylobacter jejuni 81-176.). (5) 190, pp. 1568-74. Journal of bacteriology.
  • S Kanjilal-Kolar, S Basu, M Kanipes, Z Guan, T Garrett, C Raetz (2006). (Expression cloning of three Rhizobium leguminosarum lipopolysaccharide core galacturonosyltransferases.). (18) 281, pp. 12865-78. The Journal of biological chemistry.
  • M Kanipes, E Papp-Szabo, P Guerry, M Monteiro (2006). (Mutation of waaC, encoding heptosyltransferase I in Campylobacter jejuni 81-176, affects the structure of both lipooligosaccharide and capsular carbohydrate.). (9) 188, pp. 3273-9. Journal of bacteriology.
  • E Papp-Szabó, M Kanipes, P Guerry, M Monteiro (2005). (Cell-surface alpha-glucan in Campylobacter jejuni 81-176.). (13) 340, pp. 2218-21. Carbohydrate research.
  • M Kanipes, L Holder, A Corcoran, A Moran, P Guerry (2004). (A deep-rough mutant of Campylobacter jejuni 81-176 is noninvasive for intestinal epithelial cells.). (4) 72, pp. 2452-5. Infection and immunity.
  • M Kanipes, A Ribeiro, S Lin, R Cotter, C Raetz (2003). (A mannosyl transferase required for lipopolysaccharide inner core assembly in Rhizobium leguminosarum. Purification, substrate specificity, and expression in Salmonella waaC mutants.). (18) 278, pp. 16356-64. The Journal of biological chemistry.
  • M Kanipes, S Kalb, R Cotter, D Hozbor, A Lagares, C Raetz (2003). (Relaxed sugar donor selectivity of a Sinorhizobium meliloti ortholog of the Rhizobium leguminosarum mannosyl transferase LpcC. Role of the lipopolysaccharide core in symbiosis of Rhizobiaceae with plants.). (18) 278, pp. 16365-71. The Journal of biological chemistry.
  • M Kanipes, S Lin, R Cotter, C Raetz (2001). (Ca2+-induced phosphoethanolamine transfer to the outer 3-deoxy-D-manno-octulosonic acid moiety of Escherichia coli lipopolysaccharide. A novel membrane enzyme dependent upon phosphatidylethanolamine.). (2) 276, pp. 1156-63. The Journal of biological chemistry.
  • M Kanipes, J Hill, S Henry (1998). (The Schizosaccharomyces pombe cho1+ gene encodes a phospholipid methyltransferase.). (2) 150, pp. 553-62. Genetics.
  • M Kanipes, S Henry (1997). (The phospholipid methyltransferases in yeast.). (1-2) 1348, pp. 134-41. Biochimica et biophysica acta.
  • M Anderson, M Kanipes, J Jackson, J Yates, S Henry, J Lopes (1995). (Physical map locations of the phospholipid biosynthetic structural and regulatory genes of Saccharomyces cerevisiae.). (2) 11, pp. 187-90. Yeast (Chichester, England).