Mary McCarthy Hintz
Department of Chemistry
California State University
, Sacramento

Last Updated: August 29, 2011


Contact Information
Office: Sequoia Hall, room 550C
Office Hours: Mondays & Wednesdays 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
E-Mail Address:
mccarthy@csus.edu
Telephone: (916) 278-4534 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting            (916) 278-4534      end_of_the_skype_highlighting (e-mail is better.)
FAX: (916) 278-4986
Mailing Address: Department of Chemistry, CSUS,
6000 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95819-6057


Fall 2011 Classes

CHEM 160A: Macromolecular Techniques Laboratory

    Syllabus

    Schedule

    Old Exams: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

CHEM 5 Lab: Nursing Chemistry Lab

Science Transfer Project (STP) Workshop Series

Class of 2012
Class of 2013


Links

Sacramento State’s Science Educational Equity Program (SEE)
CSUS-Los Rios Science Transfer Project (STP)

Sacramento State University Academic Advising Center


Research Interests

Ethnopharmacognosy ~ Traditional Women’s Medicines and Breast Cancer  


Lab Group


Student Presentations

Ashley C. Jackson and Mary McCarthy Hintz: Cytotoxic Potency of Oshá on Breast Cancer Cells, Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students, November 2-5, 2010 (Poster)

Himali Somaweera and Mary McCarthy Hintz: Isolation of a Cytotoxic Compound from California mugwort (Artemisia douglasiana), 22nd Annual CSUPERB Symposium, January 8-9, 2010 (Poster)

Crystin Eggers and Mary McCarthy Hintz: , 22nd Annual CSUPERB Symposium, January 8-9, 2010 (Poster)

Ridhima Naidu and Mary McCarthy Hintz: The Effects of Henna on Breast Cancer Cells, Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students, November 2-5, 2009 (Poster)

Ursula Leyva Castro, Gary C. Lai, and Mary McCarthy Hintz:  Phytochemical Investigation of Bioactive Constituents in Ligusticum grayi, 21st Annual CSUPERB Symposium, January 16-17, 2009 (Poster)

Gary C. Lai, Ursula Leyva Castro, and Mary McCarthy Hintz:  Phytochemical Isolation and Identification of Active Components from Artemisia douglasiana against Breast Cancer Cells, 21st Annual CSUPERB Symposium, January 16-17, 2009 (Poster)

David Hubbert, Greg Jorgensen, and Mary McCarthy: The Effectiveness of H2O Filtration on Hookah Smoke, 20th Annual American Chemical Society Undergraduate Research Conference (Northern California Branch), Santa Clara, California, May 5, 2008 (Poster)

Betty Lamptey, Greg Jorgensen, and Mary McCarthy: Generic vs. Name Brand Cigarettes: Which Is More Toxic? 20th Annual American Chemical Society Undergraduate Research Conference (Northern California Branch), Santa Clara, California, May 5, 2008 (Poster)

Xochi Arizmendi, Greg Jorgensen, and Mary McCarthy: Oriental Tobacco vs. Virginia Tobacco (Cleopatra Brand vs. Marlboro Brand), 20th Annual American Chemical Society Undergraduate Research Conference (Northern California Branch), Santa Clara, California, May 5, 2008 (Poster)

Teresa Williams, Julie Chaves, Greg Jorgensen, and Mary McCarthy: Extraction of Nicotine from Burned and Smoked Cigarettes on Clothes, 20th Annual American Chemical Society Undergraduate Research Conference (Northern California Branch), Santa Clara, California, May 5, 2008 (Poster)

Ebony Barry and Mary McCarthy Hintz: The Effects of Herbs on Breast Cancer Cells.  Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students, November 2-5, 2007 (Poster)

Ridhima Naidu and Mary McCarthy Hintz: The Effects of Henna on Breast Cancer Cells. Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students, November 2-5, 2007 (Poster)

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)

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)

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)

Ruben Rolons, Megan Hines, Bryn Butler, and Mary McCarthy Hintz: Expression of Vitamin D 24-hydroxylase induced by 1,25(OH)-Vitamin D3 in breast cancer cell lines. National Conference of the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science, September 27-30, 2001, Tucson, Arizona (Poster)

Alena White and Mary McCarthy Hintz: Assessment of the anti-proliferative effects of Native American anti-cancer herbs on a human breast cancer cell line. National Conference of the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science, September 27-30, 2001, Tucson, Arizona (Poster)

Fidel Perez and Mary McCarthy-Hintz: Studies on the effects of Opuntia ficus-indica on a breast cancer cell line. National Conference of the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science, September 27-30, 2001, Tucson, Arizona (Poster)

Andrea Marshall-Harris and Mary McCarthy Hintz: Study of the effects of Colubrina reclinata on a breast cancer cell line. 13th Annual Northern California ACS Undergraduate Research Symposium, May 5, 2001, Saint Mary’s College, Moraga, California (Poster)

Fidel Perez and Mary McCarthy-Hintz: Studies on the effects of Opuntia ficus-indica on a breast cancer cell line. 13th Annual Northern California ACS Undergraduate Research Symposium, May 5, 2001, Saint Mary’s College, Moraga, California (Poster)

Alena White and Mary McCarthy Hintz: Native American herbs and their anti-proliferative effects on a human breast cancer cell line. 13th Annual Northern California ACS Undergraduate Research Symposium, May 5, 2001, Saint Marys College, Moraga, California (Poster)

Sanh Nguyen and Mary McCarthy Hintz: Study of the effects of Brassica oleracea on a cancer cell line, MDA-MB-231. 13th Annual Northern California ACS Undergraduate Research Symposium, May 5, 2001, Saint Mary’s College, Moraga, California (Poster)

Angel Nguyen, Theresa Nguyen, and Mary McCarthy Hintz: Molecular Modeling of Vitamin D3: The search for the most stable conformation around the C6-C7 bond. 12th Annual American Chemical Society Undergraduate Research Conference (Northern California Branch), Hayward, California, May 1, 2000 (Poster)

McDowell, C., and McCarthy Hintz, M. Progress Report: Purification of Vitamin D3 24-hydroxylase from a bone cancer cell line. 11th Annual American Chemical Society Undergraduate Research Conference (Northern California Branch), Santa Clara, California, May 1, 1999 (Poster)


My Presentations

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)

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)


Publications

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

Tanner, M.M.; Tirkkonen, M.; Kallioniemi, A.; Collins, C.; Stokke, T.; Karhu, R.; Kowbel, D. Shadravan, F.; Hintz, M.; Kuo, W.L.; et al.  Increased copy number at 20q13 in breast cancer: defining the critical region and exclusion of candidate genes. Cancer Research (1994), 54(16), 4257-4260.

McCarthy Hintz, Mary Frances.  In vivo transcription of human Alu repeats. Thesis (1993), 128 pp.

Hellmann-Blumberg, U.; Hintz, M.F. McCarthy; Gatewood, J.M.; Schmid, C.W.  Developmental differences in methylation of human Alu repeats. Molecular and Cellular Biology (1993), 13(8), 4523-4530. 

Matera, A.G.; Hellmann, U.; Hintz, M.F.; Schmid, C.W.  Recently transposed Alu repeats result from multiple source genes. Nucleic Acids Research (1990), 18(20), 6019-6023.

Hintz, M. F.; Riehm, J. P.; Rao, K. R.  Synthesis and assay of structural intermediates of crustacean pigment-dispersing hormones (a- and b-PDH). Invertebrate Reproduction & Development (1989), 16, 135-139.

Castrucci, A.M.; Hadley, M.E.; Sawyer, T.K.; Wilkes, B.C.; al-Obeidi, F.; Staples, D.J.; de Vaux ,A.E.; Dym, O.; Hintz, M.F.; Riehm, J.P.; et al. Alpha-melanotropin: the minimal active sequence in the lizard skin bioassay. General and Comparative Endocrinology (1989), 73(1), 157-163.

Hruby, V. J.; Wilkes, B.C.; Hadley, M. E.; Al-Obeidi, F.; Sawyer, T. K.; Staples, D. J.; de Vaux, A. E.; Dym, O.; Castrucci, A.M.; Hintz,M.F.; et al. Alpha-Melanotropin: the minimal active sequence in the frog skin bioassay.  Journal of Medicinal Chemistry (1987), 30(11), 2126-2130.

Riehm, J. P.; Rao, K. R.; Semmes, O. J.; Jorenby, W.H.; Hintz, M. F.; Zahnow, C. A.  C-terminal deletion analogs of a crustacean pigment-dispersing hormone.  Peptides (New York, NY, United States) (1985), 6(6),  1051-1056.


Professional Associations

American Chemical Society 
Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science

NIH Bridges Directors Group


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