Faculty Bio

Jessica M. Fautch, Ph.D.


Assistant Professor

Organic and Inorganic Chemistry

Education

  • Ph. D., Inorganic Chemistry, Purdue University 2008
  • B. S., Chemistry, Viterbo University 2002

Courses

  • Organic Chemistry
  • General Chemistry
  • Bioinorganic Chemistry

Research Interests

  • Organometallic selenium and vanadium complexes used for potential cancer prevention
  • Using yeast as a model organism for studying copper-induced oxidative DNA damage

Honors

  • NHGRI Training Program Postdoctoral Traineeship, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2009, 2010

Recent Publications

  • Fautch, J.M., Smits, B.M, Haag, J.D., and Gould, M.N. “Investigations of Possible Link Between Gene Expression and Non-coding Variants in the Mammary Cancer Susceptibility Locus Mcs1c”. (Poster) Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Conference: Biology of Genomes, Cold Spring Harbor, NY, May 2011.
  • Fautch, J.M and Gould, M.N. “Investigating the Function of Non-coding Rat Mammary Carcinoma Susceptibility Locus Mcs1c”. (Talk) McArdle Labs Departmental Seminar, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, March 2011.
  • Fautch, J.M. and Wilker, J.J. “Solution Speciation, Kinetics, and Observing Reaction Intermediates in the Alkylation of Oxidovanadium Compounds”. Inorg. Chem. 2010, 49 (11) 4791-4801.
  • Fautch, J.M., Fanwick, P.E., and Wilker, J.J. “Oxidovanadium Complexes for the Consumption of Alkylating Toxins”. Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2009, 33-37.