- BS Loyola Marymount University
- PhD Microbiology/Immunology, University of California, Berkeley
Not teaching this quarter.
Brief of Dr. Maria Nieto as Amicus Curiae Supporting Respondents. Supreme Court of the United States, No. 12-144 Dennis Hollingsworth, et al v. Kristen Perry, et al. 2013
Pig behind The Bear – A Work of Fiction. Nieto, M. Floricanto Press, Publication Release October, 2012.
Marriage and Biology: Defining a Man and Woman is Harder than You Might Think. Nieto, M. East Bay Express, 30 (47):7, 2008.
Anatomy is Destiny, Except Sometimes. Nieto, M. The Gay and Lesbian Review, 15(6):22-23, 2008.
A Point Mutation in Beta-2 Microglobulin Results in Loss of Epitope Expression. Dimaano, C., Nguyen, T., Ahmed, A., Abel, E., Schultz, C. and Nieto, M. Tissue Antigens, 56:473-475, 2000.
Grants and Awards
1994-2010 National Institutes of Health - Minority Biomedical Research Support (MBRS) Programs
(total awards; >$12,000,000)
1993-2000 National Institutes of Health - Minority Biomedical Research Support (MBRS) Program
(total awards; >$600,000)
1994-1997 NSF Grant; Minority in Research Institutions (MRI)
(total award; >$250,000)
1999-present Professor of Biological Sciences at California State University, East Bay (formerly Calif. State Univ., Hayward)
1994-1999 Associate Professor of Biological Sciences at California State University, Hayward
1989-1993 Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences at California State University, Hayward
1984-1989 Doctoral student in the Department of Microbiology/Immunology at University of California at Berkeley; Thesis Advisor - Dr. Robert Goodenow
1989-present Lecture and laboratory instructor for graduate and undergraduate (major and non-Major) level courses.
Graduate Courses Taught:
Immunochemistry (lecture and laboratory)
Graduate Seminar in Molecular Biology
Graduate Seminar in Special Topic (HIV)
Biology Major Undergraduate Courses Taught:
Cell and Molecular Biology (lecture and laboratory)
Immunology (lecture and laboratory)
Biology Information Seminar
Biology Non-Major Courses Taught:
Introduction to Biology (lecture and laboratory)
Genes and Heredity
Humans and Sex