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 Marine Biomedicine and Environmental Sciences | Alumni | Michael G. Janech
Michael G. Janech

Mentor: 
Dr. David W. Ploth

Year Graduated: 2004

University/Degrees: Oakland University, BS University of Charleston MS

Post Doctoral: NSF Post-doctoral Fellow, Montpellier University, France
Thesis: Identification and Molecular Characterization of Renal Urea Transporter Isoforms from the Euryhaline Elasmobranch, Dasyatis sabina

Awards:
Sigma Xi grant-in-aid of research, 1999

Student Travel Award to the 2000 AFMR (Am. Fed. of Med. Res.) conference in New Orleans, LA

AES Student Travel Award to the 2000 ASIH/AES meeting in LaPaz, MX

Carrier Award for best student poster presentation at the 2000 AES meeting

Presenting Scientist Travel award to 2001 International Union of Physiological Scientists (IUPS) conference in Christchurch, New Zealand ($1000)

Student Travel Award to the International Congress on Fish Biology, Vancouver, Canada, 7/21-26/02 ($500)

2004 GSA Distinguished Graduate Student Award ($1000)

Publications:
Janech, Michael G., Chen R, Klein J, Nowak MW, McFee W, Paul RV, Fitzgibbon WR, and Ploth DW. Molecular and functional characterization of a urea transporter from the kidney of a short-finned pilot whale. Am J Physiol Regulatory Integrative Comp Physiol 282: R1490-R1500, 2002.

Bagnasco, S.M., T. Peng, M.G. Janech, A. Karakashian, and J.M. Sands. 2001.Cloning and characterization of the human urea transporter UT-A1 and mapping of the human Slc14a2 gene. American Journal of Physiology - Renal Fluid & Electrolyte Physiology. vol. 281(3), p. F400-406.
Meeting, Abstracts and Presentations:

M.G Janech, E. Cwengros, H. Gefroh, M.W. Nowak, D.H. Miller, D.W. Ploth, & W.R. Fitzgibbon. Identification of urea transporter isoforms in the elasmobranch kidney. International Congress on Fish Biology, Vancouver, Canada, 2002.

M.G. Janech, R. Chen, R.V. Paul, M.W. Nowak, D.H. Miller, D.W. Ploth and W.R. Fitzgibbon. A second urea transporter isoform (strUT-2) from the kidney of the euryhaline, Atlantic stingray, Dasyatis sabina. International Union of Physiological Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand, 2001.

W.R. Fitzgibbon, H. Gefroh, M.G. Janech, J. Sulikowski, and D.W. Ploth Identification of a putative urea transporter (skUT) from the kidney of the winter skate, Leucoraja ocellata. International Union of Physiological Sciences, Christchurch, New Zealand, 2001.

M.G. Janech, R.V. Paul, M.W. Nowak, D.H. Miller, D.W. Ploth and W.R. Fitzgibbon. A Second Urea Transporter Isoform (Strut-2) from the Kidney of the Euryhaline, Atlantic Stingray, Dasyatis sabina. MUSC Student Research Day 2001.

M.G. Janech, R. Chen, R.V. Paul, M.W. Nowak, D.H. Miller, D.W. Ploth and W.R. Fitzgibbon. Identification of a putative urea transporter in the euryhaline stingray, Dasyatis sabina. FASEB Abstracts, 2000.

M.G. Janech, R. Chen, R.V. Paul, D.H. Miller, D.W. Ploth and W.R. Fitzgibbon. A putative renal urea transporter cloned from the euryhaline stingray, Dasyatis sabina. ASIH Abstracts, 2000.

M.G. Janech, R. Chen, R.V. Paul, D.W. Ploth and W. McFee. Cloning of a putative renal urea transporter in the pilot whale, Globicephala macrorhynchus. FASEB Abstracts, 2000.

M.G. Janech, W.R. Fitzgibbon , D.H. Miller, E.R. Lacy, and D.W. Ploth. Effect of Dilution on renal excretory function of the Atlantic stingray, Dasytis sabina. FASEB Abstracts, 1998.

 
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