Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular and Cellular Physiology and the Feist-Weiller Cancer Center, LSU Health Sciences Center (2006 -)
Johns Hopkins Univesity School of Medicine & Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, ACS Postdoctoral Fellow, (2002-2006)
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, Department of Pharmacology, Ph.D (2001), NSF Predoctoral Fellow (1997-2000)
University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, B.S., Chemical Engineering (1995)
Pruitt K, Zinn, RL, Ohm, JE, McGarvey, KM, Kang, SL, Watkins, DN, Herman JG, Baylin, SB (2006) Inhibition of SIRT1 reactivates silenced cancer genes without loss of promoter DNA hypermethylation PLoS Genetics 2(3): e40.
Pruitt K, Ulku A, Frantz K, Rojas R, Muniz-Medina V, Rangnekar VM, Der CJ, Shields JM (2005). Ras-mediated loss of the pro-apoptotic response protein Par-4 is mediated by DNA hypermethylation through Raf-independent signaling cascades. J Biol Chem 280 (17) 13363-23370.