Margaret I Kanipes-Spinks

Associate Professor/Director Honors Program

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
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 and STEM Education

Recent Publications

  • Sayo Fakayode, James Mayes, Margaret Kanipes-Spinks, David Johnson, Ernest Cuthbertson, David Johnson, Sayo Fakayode, Ernest Cuthbertson, Margaret Kanipes-Spinks (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-Spinks, Mohammed M., Mohamed Y., Zakiya Wilson, Margaret Kanipes-Spinks, Zakiya Wilson, Sayo Fakayode, Vincent Snipes (2016). (Innovative Pedagogies and Partnerships to Promote Undergraduate STEM Education at an HBCU). In Charles B. Prince and Rochelle Ford, ( In Setting a New Agenda for Student Engagement and Retention in Historically Black Colleges and Universities) pp. 299 ). IGI Global.
  • Zakiya Wilson, Margaret Kanipes-Spinks, Goldie Byrd, Margaret Kanipes-Spinks, Zakiya Wilson, 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.
  • F Kawai, S Paek, K Choi, M Prouty, M Kanipes, P Guerry, H Yeo, F Kawai (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, F Poly (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, M Kanipes (2008). (Genetic analysis of lipooligosaccharide core biosynthesis in Campylobacter jejuni 81-176.). (5) 190, pp. 1568-74 ). Journal of bacteriology.
  • M Kanipes, E Papp-Szabo, P Guerry, M Monteiro, M Kanipes (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.
  • S Kanjilal-Kolar, S Basu, M Kanipes, Z Guan, T Garrett, C Raetz, S Kanjilal-Kolar (2006). (Expression cloning of three Rhizobium leguminosarum lipopolysaccharide core galacturonosyltransferases.). (18) 281, pp. 12865-78 ). The Journal of biological chemistry.
  • E Papp-Szabó, M Kanipes, P Guerry, M Monteiro, E Papp-Szabó (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, M Kanipes (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, S Kalb, R Cotter, D Hozbor, A Lagares, C Raetz, M Kanipes (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, A Ribeiro, S Lin, R Cotter, C Raetz, M Kanipes (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 Lin, R Cotter, C Raetz, M Kanipes (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, M Kanipes (1998). (The Schizosaccharomyces pombe cho1+ gene encodes a phospholipid methyltransferase.). (2) 150, pp. 553-62 ). Genetics.
  • M Kanipes, S Henry, M Kanipes (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, M Anderson (1995). (Physical map locations of the phospholipid biosynthetic structural and regulatory genes of Saccharomyces cerevisiae.). (2) 11, pp. 187-90 ). Yeast (Chichester, England).
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