I have been an Instructor at
Cabrillo College since 2004. My teaching assignments are in
Molecular and Cellular Biology, Human Biology, and
Microbiology. I am the faculty
advisor for two clubs: the AGS
Honor Society and the Premedical
I taught biology courses in the Los Angeles area at El
College, Pasadena City College, Los Angeles Harbor College,
Marymount University. My former research areas include
control of glucose metabolism, apoptosis, and cell cycle
(see papers below). Here is my LinkedIn
For fun I enjoy playing chess.
used to play and direct tournaments and have even advised a
on campus. I also play the
These are local bands I have been playing with: Hoopty Funk, Pawn Shop
I have also taken a number of music classes at Cabrillo
that have greatly expanded my knowledge and skills.
I am a proud father to Stanley,
African Grey Parrot.
2001: Ph.D. Molecular Microbiology
Immunology, University of
1993: B.A. Molecular Cell Biology
Genetics), University of
PA Morcos, and JF Cannon. 2003.
phosphorylates the glc7 protein phosphatase regulator glc8
in vivo. J
Biol Chem. 278(1):147-153.
Nigavekar, SS and JF Cannon. 2002.
Glc8 is a
glucose-repressible activator of Glc7 protein
Biochem Biophys. 404(1):71-79.
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