Rhonda Powell

Assistant Manager/Research Associate
Clemson Light Imaging Facility
CAFLS Administration Office

Office: Life Sciences Facility, Room G024
Phone: 864-656-1264
Email: rhondar@clemson.edu
Personal Website: http://www.clemson.edu/cafls/lif/


 Educational Background

M.S. Microbiology
Clemson University 2009

B.S. Biological Sciences
Clemson University 2001


Staff Senator (2015 - present)

Member, American Society for Microbiology
Member, Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society

 Extension and Outreach

Mentor, Clemson University UPIC Program
Mentor, Clemson University SOAR Institute


Marroquin, M.T., Vu, A., Bruce, T., Powell, R., Wickramasinghe, R., and Husson, S. (2014). Location and Quantification of Biological Foulants in a Wet Membrane Structure by Cross-sectional Confocal Laser Scanning Microscopy. Journal of Membrane Science, 453(1), 282-291

Geitner, N., Powell, R., Bruce, T., Ke, P.C., and Ladner, D. (2013). Effects of Dendrimer Oil Dispersants on Dictyostelium discoideum. RSC Advances, 3, 25930-23936.

Baig, F., Fernando, L., Salazar, M., Powell, R., Bruce, T., and Harcum, S. (2013). Dynamic Transcriptional Response of Escherichia coli to Inclusion Body Formation. Biotechnology and Bioengineering.

Koushik A.B., Powell R.R., and Temesvari L.A. (2013). Localization of phosphatidylinositol 4,5-bisphosphate to lipid rafts and uroids in the human protozoan parasite Entamoeba histolytica. Infect. Immun. 81, 2145-55.

Goldston, A.M., Powell, R.R., and Temesvari, L.A. (2012). Sink or Swim: Lipid rafts in parasite pathogenesis. Trends in Parasitology. 28, 417-426. Invited Review.

Goldston, A.M., Powell, R.R., Koushik, A.B., and Temesvari, L.A. (2012). Exposure to Host Ligands Induces Co-localization of Gal/GalNAc Lectin Subunits in Lipid Rafts and PIP2 Signaling in Entamoeba histolytica. Eukaryotic Cell. 11, 743-751.

Byekova, Y.A., Powell, R.R., Welter, B.H., and Temesvari, L.A. (2010). Localization of phosphatidylinositol (3,4,5)-trisphosphate to phagosomes in Entamoeba histolytica using GST- and GFP-tagged lipid biosensors. Infect. Immun. 78, 125-137.


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