Margaret I. Kanipes-Spinks

TitleAssociate Professor



OfficeAcademic Classroom Building
Room: 110

1601 East Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27411

Margaret I. Kanipes-Spinks


Other: Biochemistry, Duke University, 2001

Ph D: Biological Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University, 1997

BS: Chemistry, North Carolina A&T State University, 1990

Research Interests

Food-borne pathogen detection and STEM Education

Recent Publications

Wilson,  Zakiya  Kanipes-Spinks,  Margaret  Byrd,  Goldie  ( 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.

Fakayode,  Sayo  Snipes,  Vincent  Kanipes-Spinks,  Margaret  M.,  Mohammed  Y.,  Mohamed  Wilson,  Zakiya  ( 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    IGI Global.

Fakayode,  Sayo  Mayes,  James  Kanipes-Spinks,  Margaret  Johnson,  David  Cuthbertson,  Ernest  ( 2016).  Promoting Student Learning in Criminal Justice, STEM, and Forensic Science: Aggie Sleuth Initiative (AggieSI)-Guided Inquiry Learning Experience.    Journal of Criminal Justice Education.

Kawai,  F  Paek,  S  Choi,  K  Prouty,  M  Kanipes,  M  Guerry,  P  Yeo,  H  ( 2012).  Crystal structure of JlpA, a surface-exposed lipoprotein adhesin of Campylobacter jejuni..  ( 2,  177,  pp. 583-8).   Journal of structural biology.

Poly,  F  Serichatalergs,  O  Schulman,  M  Ju,  J  Cates,  C  Kanipes,  M  Mason,  C  Guerry,  P  ( 2011).  Discrimination of major capsular types of Campylobacter jejuni by multiplex PCR..  ( 5,  49,  pp. 1750-7).   Journal of clinical microbiology.

Kanipes,  M  Tan,  X  Akelaitis,  A  Li ,  J  Rockabrand,  D  Guerry,  P  Monteiro,  M  ( 2008).  Genetic analysis of lipooligosaccharide core biosynthesis in Campylobacter jejuni 81-176..  ( 5,  190,  pp. 1568-74).   Journal of bacteriology.

Kanjilal-Kolar,  S  Basu,  S  Kanipes,  M  Guan,  Z  Garrett,  T  Raetz,  C  ( 2006).  Expression cloning of three Rhizobium leguminosarum lipopolysaccharide core galacturonosyltransferases..  ( 18,  281,  pp. 12865-78).   The Journal of biological chemistry.

Kanipes,  M  Papp-Szabo,  E  Guerry,  P  Monteiro,  M  ( 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.

Papp-Szabó,  E  Kanipes,  M  Guerry,  P  Monteiro,  M  ( 2005).  Cell-surface alpha-glucan in Campylobacter jejuni 81-176..  ( 13,  340,  pp. 2218-21).   Carbohydrate research.

Kanipes,  M  Holder,  L  Corcoran,  A  Moran,  A  Guerry,  P  ( 2004).  A deep-rough mutant of Campylobacter jejuni 81-176 is noninvasive for intestinal epithelial cells..  ( 4,  72,  pp. 2452-5).   Infection and immunity.

Kanipes,  M  Ribeiro,  A  Lin,  S  Cotter,  R  Raetz,  C  ( 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.

Kanipes,  M  Kalb,  S  Cotter,  R  Hozbor,  D  Lagares,  A  Raetz,  C  ( 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.

Kanipes,  M  Lin,  S  Cotter,  R  Raetz,  C  ( 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.

Kanipes,  M  Hill,  J  Henry,  S  ( 1998).  The Schizosaccharomyces pombe cho1+ gene encodes a phospholipid methyltransferase..  ( 2,  150,  pp. 553-62).   Genetics.

Kanipes,  M  Henry,  S  ( 1997).  The phospholipid methyltransferases in yeast..  ( 1-2,  1348,  pp. 134-41).   Biochimica et biophysica acta.

Anderson,  M  Kanipes,  M  Jackson,  J  Yates,  J  Henry,  S  Lopes,  J  ( 1995).  Physical map locations of the phospholipid biosynthetic structural and regulatory genes of Saccharomyces cerevisiae..  ( 2,  11,  pp. 187-90).   Yeast (Chichester, England).