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Maria Nieto Faculty Profile
- BS Loyola Marymount University
- PhD Microbiology/Immunology, University of California, Berkeley
Pan De Muerto - Short Story Fiction. Nieto, M. Chiricú Journal: Latina/o Literatures, Arts, and Cultures (Indiana University Press) Vol. 1, Number 2:191-197, 2017.
The Water of Life Remains in the Dead - A Work of Fiction (Novel). Nieto, M. Floricanto Press, Publication Release November, 2015.
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 (Novel). 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.
2016 - First Place International Latino Book Award for The Water of Life Remains in the Dead (Latina Themed Book)
2016 - Second Place International Latino Book Awards for The Water of Life Remains in the Dead (YA and Mystery)
2016 - First Place Next Generation Indie Book Award for The Water of Life Remains in the Dead
2015 - First Place International Latino Book Award for Pig Behind The Bear (Latino Focused Fiction)
2015 - Silver Medal Independent Publishers Award for Pig Behind The Bear
2015 - The Water of Life Remains in the Dead ranked #5 on the Latino Author’s top ten list
2014 - Second Place Latino Books Into Movies Award for Pig Behind The Bear (Mystery)
2014 - Second Place International Latino Book Award for Pig Behind The Bear (Mystery)
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