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Dr. Adalberto Gallegos

Education

Ph. D. Physical Chemistry, 1996, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

           Dissertation Title: High Resolution Infrared Spectroscopic Studies and a Sub-  

           Sequent Treatment of a Fermi Resonance Perturbation in the Hydrogen-Bonded

           Species HCN---HF  (research advisor was John W. Bevan)

B.S. Chemical Engineering, 1983, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

B.A. Chemistry, 1983, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

Experience

Chemistry Instructor, Blinn College, Bryan Campus, 2008- present

Assistant Research Scientist, Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, Texas A&M 

    University, 2002-2008; taught a graduate course in fluorescence.

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Dept. of Physiology and Pharmacology, Texas A&M

    University, 1997-2002; taught graduate students

Teaching Assistant, Dept. of Chemistry, Texas A&M University, 1983-1985, 1988-1989,

    1991-1997; taught undergraduate general  chemistry and physical chemistry labs.

Publications

Research Articles

 

Kyro, E. K., Eliades, M., Gallegos, A. M., Shoja-Chaghervand, P. and Bevan, J. W. Color-center laser spectroscopy of n2 in HCN---HF. JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS 85 (3): 1283-1287, Aug 1 1986.

 

McIntosh, A. L., Gallegos, A. M., Lucchese, R. R., and Bevan, J. W. A Fermi resonance study in (HCN)-C-12-N-14-(HF)-F-19 based on gas phase far-infrared spectroscopy. JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR STRUCTURE  413: 167-173, Sp. Iss. SI, Sept 30 1997.

 

McIntosh, A. L., Gallegos, A. M., Lucchese, R. R., and Bevan, J. W. The validity of the hard-sphere model in hydrogen bonded intermolecular interactions of HCN-HF. JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS 107 (20): 8327-8337, Nov 22 1997.

 

Gallegos, A. M., Schoer, J. K., Starodub, O., Kier, A. B., Billheimer, J. T., Schroeder, F. A potential role for sterol carrier protein-2 in cholesterol transfer to mitochondria.   CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS OF LIPIDS 105 (1): 9-29, Mar 2000.

 

Schoer, J. K., Gallegos, A. M., McIntosh, A. L., Starodub, O., Kier, A. B., Billheimer, J. T., Schroeder, F. Lysosomal membrane cholesterol dynamics. BIOCHEMISTRY 39 (26): 7662-7677, Jul 4 2000.

 

Schroeder, F., Frolov, A., Starodub, O., Atshaves, B. P., Russell, W., Petrescu, A., Huang, H., Gallegos A. M., McIntosh, A. L., Tahotna, D., Russell, D. H., Billheimer, J. T., Baum, C. L., and Kier, A. B. Pro-sterol carrier protein-2 - Role of the N-terminal presequence in structure, function, and peroxisomal targeting. JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY 275 (33): 25547-25555, AUG 18 2000.

 

Gallegos, A. M., Atshaves, B. P., Storey, S. M., McIntosh, A. L., Petrescu, A. D., and Schroeder, F. Sterol carrier protein-2 expression alters plasma membrane lipid distribution and cholesterol dynamics. BIOCHEMISTRY 40 (21): 6493-6506, MAY 29 2001.  

 

Petrescu, A. D., Gallegos, A. M., Okamura Y., Strauss, J. F., and Schroeder, F. Steroidogenic acute regulatory protein binds cholesterol and modulates mitochondrial membrane sterol domain dynamics. JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY 276 (40): 36970-36982, OCT 5 2001.

 

Gallegos, A. M., Atshaves, B. P., Storey, S. M., Schoer, J. K., Kier, A. B., and Schroeder, F. Molecular and fluorescent sterol approaches to probing lysosomal membrane lipid dynamics. CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS OF LIPIDS 116 (1-2): 19-38 Sp. Iss. SI, JUN 2002.

 

Huang, H., Gallegos, A. M., Zhou, M. L., Ball, J.M., and Schroeder, F. Role of the sterol carrier protein-2 N-terminal membrane binding domain in sterol transfer. BIOCHEMISTRY 41 (40): 12149-12162, OCT 8 2002.

 

McIntosh, A. L., Gallegos, A. M., Atshaves, B. P., Storey, S. M., Kannoju, D., and Schroeder, F. Fluorescence and multiphoton imaging resolve unique structural forms of sterol in membranes of living cells. JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY 278 (8): 6384-6403, FEB 21 2003. 

 

Atshaves, B. P., Gallegos, A. M., McIntosh, A. L., Kier, A. B., and Schroeder, F. Sterol carrier protein-2 selectively alters lipid composition and cholesterol dynamics of caveolae/lipid raft vs nonraft domains in L-cell fibroblast plasma membranes. BIOCHEMISTRY 42 (49): 14583-14598, DEC 16 2003. 

 

Gallegos, A. M., McIntosh, A. L., Atshaves, B. P., and Schroeder, F. Structure and cholesterol domain dynamics of an enriched caveolae/raft isolate. BIOCHEMICAL JOURNAL 382: 451-461 Part 2, SEP 1 2004.

  

Gallegos, A. M., Storey, S. M., Kier, A. B., Schroeder, F., and Ball, J. M. Structure and cholesterol dynamics of caveolae/raft and nonraft plasma membrane domains. BIOCHEMISTRY 45 (39): 12100-12116, OCT 3 2006.  

 

Atshaves, B. P., McIntosh, A. L., Payne, H. R., Gallegos, A. M., Landrock K., Maeda, N., Kier, A. B., and Schroeder, F. SCP-2/SCP-x gene ablation alters lipid raft domains in primary cultured mouse hepatocytes. JOURNAL OF LIPID RESEARCH 48 (10): 2193-2211, OCT 2007. 

 

Atshaves, B. P., Jefferson, J. R., McIntosh, A. L., Gallegos, A. M., McCann, B. M., Landrock, K. K., Kier, A. B., and Schroeder, F. Effect of sterol carrier protein-2 expression on sphingolipid distribution in plasma membrane lipid rafts/caveolae. LIPIDS 42 (10): 871-884 OCT 2007

 

Storey, S. M.*, Gallegos, A. M.*, Atshaves, B. P., McIntosh, A. L., Martin, G. G., Parr, R. D., Landrock, K. K., Kier, A. B., Ball, J. M., and Schroeder, F. Selective Cholesterol Dynamics between Lipoproteins and Caveolae/Rafts. BIOCHEMISTRY 46 (48): 13891-13906, DEC 2007.  *Equal contribution co-first authors.

 

 

 

Review Articles

 

Gallegos, A. M., Atshaves, B. P., Storey, S. M., Starodub, O., Petrescu, A. D., Huang. H.,  McIntosh, A. L., Martin, G. G., Chao, H., Kier, A. B., and Schroeder, F. Gene structure, intracellular localization, and functional roles of sterol carrier protein-2. PROGRESS IN LIPID RESEARCH 40 (6): 498-563, NOV 2001.

 

Schroeder, F., Gallegos, A. M., Atshaves, B. P., Storey, S. M., McIntosh, A. L., Petrescu, A. D., Huang. H., Starodub, O., Chao, H., Yang, H. Q., Frolov, A., and Kier, A. B. Title: Recent advances in membrane microdomains: Rafts, caveolae, and intracellular cholesterol trafficking. EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY AND MEDICINE 226 (10): 873-890, NOV 2001.

 

Schroeder, F., Atshaves, B. P., McIntosh, A. L., Gallegos, A. M., Storey, S. M., Parr, R. D., Jefferson, J. R., Ball, J. M., and Kier, A. B. Sterol carrier protein-2: New roles in regulating lipid rafts and signaling. BIOCHIMICA ET BIOPHYSICA ACTA-MOLECULAR AND CELL BIOLOGY OF LIPIDS 1771 (6): 700-718, JUN 2007.

 

Gallegos, A. M., Atshaves, B. P., McIntosh, A. L., Storey, S. M., Ball, J. M., Kier, A. B., and Schroeder, F. Membrane domain distribution: Analysis of Fluorescence Sterol Exchange Kinetics. CURRENT ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY 4: 1-7, JAN 2008.   

 

 

Invited Review Articles and Book Chapters

 

Schroeder F., Frolov A., Schoer J. K., Gallegos A. M., Atshaves B. P., Stolowich N. J., Scott A. I., and Kier, A. B. " Intracellular Sterol Binding Proteins : Cholesterol Transport and Membrane Domains." a chapter in Advances in Cholesterol Transport, U. Seedorf, ed. J. Wiley and Sons, N.Y., 1999.

 

Schroeder, F., Atshaves, B.P., Gallegos, A.M., McIntosh, A.L., Liu, J.C.S., Kier, A.B., Huang, H., and Ball, J.M. “Lipid rafts and Caveolae Organization,” Chapter 1 in Caveolae and Lipid Rafts: Roles in Signal Transduction and the Pathogenesis of Human Disease, M. Lisante and P.G. Frank, eds., Elsevier, San Diego, CA (2005). The book is volume 36 in the Advances in Molecular and Cell Biology series, E.E. Bittar, series editor, Elsevier, San Diego, CA.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Selected Presentations

 

Kyro, E. K., Eliades M., Gallegos, A. M., Shoja-Chaghervand P., and Bevan J. W. "Doppler-limited color center laser spectroscopy of hydrogen-bonded complexes : n2  HCN--HF and its hot bands," Proceedings of the First International Laser Science Conference, Dallas, TX , pp. 474-465, 1983.

Kyro, E. K., Bender D., Eliades, M., Danzeiser, D., Gallegos, A. M., Shoja-Chaghervand, P., and Bevan, J. W. "Color center laser spectroscopy and dynamics in hydrogen-bonded interactions," Proceedings of the International Conference

     Lasers '86, 1986.

Gallegos, A. M. and Bevan, J. W. "Fermi resonance interactions in the hydrogen-bonded species HCN--HF," Proceedings of the 47th American Chemical  Society Southwest Regional Meeting, San Antonio, TX, 1992.

Gallegos, A. M., McIntosh, A. L., and Bevan J. W. "A rovibrational analysis of the n2  C-H stretching vibration energy manifold in the linear species HCN--HF. Proceedings of the 49th Ohio State Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, Columbus, Ohio, 1994.

McIntosh, A. L., Gallegos, A. M., Han, J., Wang, Z., Lucchese, R. R., and Bevan, J. W. "Model intermolecular potentials of weakly bound complexes based on high resolution infrared spectroscopy," 16th Austin Symposium on Molecular Structure, Austin, Tx, 1996.

Gallegos, A. M., McIntosh, A. L., Lucchese, R. R., and Bevan, J. W. "Extended rovibrational analysis of the n2 , n71,  n2-n71, and n2+n71 vibrations in HCN--HF," 16th Austin Symposium on Molecular Structure, Austin, Tx, 1996.

Schoer, J., Gallegos, A. M., Starodub, O., Roths, J.B., Kier, A. B., and Schroeder, F.

     “Lysosomal membrane cholesterol dynamics: role of sterol carrier protein-2 gene

     products” Gordon Research Conference on Lipoprotein Metabolism,” Meriden, NH,

     June 28-July 3, 1998.