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Dr. James Carter

Dr. James Carter

Assistant Professor

Office: Chemistry & Nursing Bldg. Rm. 2236
Phone: (912) 478-2346

Full Vita


  • B.S. Plattsburgh State University (2000)
  • Ph.D. University of Kentucky (2007)

Courses Taught

  • Biochemistry I (BCHM 5201)(Lecture and Lab)

Research Interests

  • The design, construction, and evaluation of nanoparticles-based systems for their efficacy in the detection, suppression, and even eradication of mosquito-borne viruses, such as dengue and Zika.
  • Evaluating the safety of antiviral and larvicide nanoparticle-based systems in the environment.
  • Elucidation of pathways involved in mosquito-borne virus pathogenesis to aid in the development of therapeutic approaches.

Selected Publications

  1. Suppression of the Arboviruses Dengue and Chikungunya Using a Dual-Acting Group-I Intron Coupled with Conditional Expression of the Bax C-Terminal Domain. James R Carter, Taylor S, Fraser TS, Kucharski CA, Dawson JL, Fraser MJ Jr. PLoS One. 2015, 10, 11
  2. Effective suppression of dengue virus using a novel group-I intron that induces apoptotic cell death upon infection through conditional expression of the Bax C-terminal domain. Carter JR, Keith JH, Fraser TS, Dawson JL, Kucharski CA, Horne KM, Higgs S, Fraser MJ Jr. Virology Journal, 2014, 11, 111.
  3. Design and Analysis of Hammerhead Ribosome Activity Against an Artificial Gene Target. James R Carter, Balaraman V, Nawtaisong J, Fraser TS, Fraser MJ Jr. Methods in Molecular Biology, 2014,1103, 57.
  4. Striking Gold with Dengue Virus Detection. James R Carter, Fraser MJ Jr. LN Companion Series: Microbiology, 2013.
  5. A novel Dengue Virus Detection Method that Couples DNAzyme and Gold Nanoparticle Approaches. James R Carter, Balaraman V, Fraser TS, Kucharski CA, Fraser MJ Jr. Virology Journal, 2013, 10, 201

Last updated: 9/10/2021