Dr. Mary McCarthy-Hintz

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Education

California State University, Fullerton, B.A. Biology (1980)

University of West Florida, B.S. Chemistry (1985)

University of West Florida,  M.S. Biology  (1986)

University of California, Davis, Ph.D. Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (1993)

University of California, San Francisco, Postdoc Cancer Genetics (1993-1996) 

Office:  SQU 550C

Phone: (916)278-4534

Email: mccarthy@csus.edu

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Courses

CHEM 6A - Introduction to General Chemistry
CHEM 6B - Introduction to Organic and Biological Chemistry
CHEM 161 - General Biochemistry
CHEM 160A - Structure and Function of Biological Molecules
CHEM 160B - Metabolism and Regulation of Biological Systems
CHEM 162 - General Biochemistry Laboratory
CHEM 164 - Advanced Biochemistry Laboratory

Research:

Ethnopharmacognosy and Breast Cancer

Recent Publications and Presentations:

Bautista, M.; White, A.M.; McCarthy Hintz, M. Cytotoxic effects of chuchupate on cultured breast cancer cells. (in preparation)

McCarthy Hintz, M.  Can problem-based learning address content and process? Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education (2005), 33(5), 363-368.

Presentations

Camanch Camacho and Mary McCarthy Hintz: Antibacterial Effects of Chuchupate. Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students, November 2-5, 2005 (Poster)

Marisa Bautista and Mary McCarthy Hintz: Assessment of Native American Chuchupate for Anti-Proliferative Effects on Breast Cancer Cells. Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students, November 10-13, 2004 (Poster)

Mary McCarthy Hintz: Can Content and Process Be Addressed in A One-Semester Biochemistry Survey Course? Western Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Sacramento, California, October 30, 2004

Roberts, Linda; McCarthy Hintz, Mary.  Developing experimental design and troubleshooting skills in an advanced biochemistry lab. Western Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Sacramento, California, October 30, 2004

Susanne Lindgren, Ruth Ballard, Nicholas Ewing, Douglas Bell, Linda Roberts, Katherine McReynolds, and Mary McCarthy Hintz (presenters): Development of a Molecular Biology Interdisciplinary Group at CSU Sacramento. CSUPERB Synposium, January 8-11, 2003 (Poster)

Bryn Butler and Mary McCarthy Hintz: Development of a HPLC System that Detects and Provides Baseline Resolution of Vitamin D Metabolites at 3 x 10-8 M. CSUPERB Synposium, January 8-11, 2003 (Poster)

Mary McCarthy Hintz: Ethnopharmacognosy as a culturally relevant undergradaute research project. National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Boston, Massachusetts, August 18-22, 2002 (Oral)

Bryn Butler, Megan Hines, and Mary McCarthy Hintz: Time-Dependent Induction Of Vitamin D 24-Hydroxylase by 1,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D3 In Four Breast Cancer Cell Lines. National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Boston, Massachusetts, August 18-22, 2002 (Poster)