Steven Barlow

Electron Microscope Facility, SDSU

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Biology Dept., SDSU

Ph.D. Botany and Plant Physiology Rutgers University 1986
M.S. Botany University of Washington 1977
B.A. Biology Washington University 1974

President's Leadership Fund Faculty and Staff Excellence Award, SDSU, 2012

Outstanding Staff Award, Biology Dept. SDSU, 2000  ,


Chrysochromulina tobin, sp. nov.: A new model system for probing oleaginous haptophyte morphology, reproductive genetics and impact of mixotrophy on fatty acid systhesis. Deodata, C., Barlow, S.B., Hovde, B., Patterson, J., Yost, W., Hunsperger, H., Cattolico, R.A. (in prep.)

Bigelow, N., Barker, J., Ryken, S., Patterson, J., Hardin, W., Barlow, S. B., Deodato, C., and R. A. Cattolico.  Chrysochromulina sp.: A Proposed Lipid Standard for the Algal Biofuel Industry. Algal Research (submitted)

Shmuel Yitzhaki; Jason Rostron; Yan Xu; Marc Rideout; R. Nathan Authement; Steven B. Barlow; Anca Mara Segall.  The Effects of a New Antibacterial Molecule, TPI1609-10, Partially Mimic the Effects of Endogenously-Induced Envelope Stress, Including DNA Damage". (2012) PLoS ONE 7(10): e44896. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0044896.

Tamsin R. Sheen & Celia M. Ebrahimi & Ida H. Hiemstra & Steven B. Barlow & Andreas Peschel & Kelly S. Doran.   Penetration of the bloodbrain barrier by Staphylococcus aureus: contribution of membrane-anchored lipoteichoic acid. (2010) J. Mol. Med. 88(6):633-639.

Gwynngelle A. Borillo, Matt Mason, Pearl Quijada, MirkoVölkers, Christopher Cottage, Michael McGregor, Shabana Din, Kimberlee Fischer, Natalie Gude, Daniele Avitable, Steven B. Barlow, Asa B. Gustafsson, Christopher Glembotski, Roberta A. Gottlieb, Joan Heller Brown, MarkA. Sussman.  Pim-1 Kinase Protects Mitochondrial Integrity in Cardiomyocytes. (2010) Circ. Res. 2010:106:1265-1274.

Jin, J.K., Whittaker, R., Glassy, M.S., Barlow, S.B., Gottlieb, R.A., Glembotski, C.C.(2008) Localization of phosphorylated alphaB-crystallin to heart mitochondria during ischemia-reperfusion. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol.294(1):H337-44. Epub 2007 Nov 9

O’Brien, N.W., Gellings, N.M., Guo, M., Barlow, S.B., Glembotski, C.C., and Sabbadini, R.A. (2003) Factor associated with neutral sphingomyelinase activation and its role in cardiac cell death. Circ. Res. 92(6):589-91.

Cavalli, A. L., O’Brien, N. W., Barlow, S. B., Betto, R., Glembotski, C. C., Palade, P. T., and Sabbadini, R. A.  (2003).  Expression and functional characterization of SCaMPER, a calcium channel of cardiomyocytes.  Am J. Phys - Cell Physiology. 284(3):C780-90.

Barlow, S.B., Gonzalez-Garay, M.L., and Cabral, F.  (2002)  Paclitaxel dependent mutants with defective microtuble assembly and reduced tubulin synthesis.  J Cell Sci 115: 3469-3478.

Barlow, S. B. and  Kugrens P. (2002). Cryptomonads from the Salton Sea. Hydrobiologia 473:129-137.

Kuperman, B.I., Matey, V.E., and Barlow, S.B. (2002).  Flagellate Cryptobia branchialis (Bodonida: Kinetoplastida), ectoparasite of tilapia from the Salton Sea.  Hydrobiologia 473:93-102. 

Reifel, K. M., McCoy, M., Tiffany, M.A. , Rocke, T. E., Trees, C. C., Barlow, S. B., Faulkner, J. D., and Hurlbert, S.H. (2001) Pleurochrysis pseudoroscoffensis (Prymnesiophyceae) blooms on the surface of the Salton Sea, California. Hydrobiologia 466:177-185.

Tiffany, M.A., Barlow, S.B., Matey, V.E., and Hurlbert, S.H. (2001). Chattonella marina (Raphidophyceae) a potentially toxic alga in the Salton Sea, California. Hydrobiologia 466:187-194.

Zelphati, O., Liang, X., Nguyen, C., Barlow, S., Sheng, S., Shao, Z., Felgner, P. L. (2000). PNA-dependent gene chemistry: stable coupling of peptides and oligonucleotides to plasmid DNA. BioTechniques 28:304-316.

Mabee, P.M., Cua, D.S., Barlow, S.B., Helvik, J.V. 1998. Morphology of the hatching glands in Bettga splendens (Teleostei: Perciformes). Copeia 1998(4)1021-1026

Sandgren, C. D., Hall, S.A., and Barlow, S.B. 1996. Siliceous scale production in Chrysophyte and Synurophyte algae I. Effects of silica-limited growth on cell silica content, scale morphology and the construction of the scale layer of Synura petersenii Korsh. J. Phycol. 32:675-692

Barlow, S. B., Gonzalez-Garay, M. L., West, R. R., Olmsted, J. A., and Cabral, F. R. 1994 Stable expression of heterologous microtubule-associated proteins(MAPS) in Chinese hamster ovary cells: evidence for differing roles of MAPs in microtuble organization. J. Cell Biol. 126:1017-1029

Boggs, B.A., Gonzales-Garay, M.L., O'Brien, W.E., Barlow, S.B., and Cabral, F.R. 1993. Mechanisms of cellular resistance to drugs that target microtubules.J. Cell. Pharmacology 1:S95-S101.

Cabral, F. and Barlow, S.B. 1991. Resistance to anti-mitotic agents as genetic probes of microtubule structure and function. Pharmacology and Therapeutics 52:159-171.

Barlow, S.B., and Cabral, F.R. 1991. Alteration in microtuble assembly and stability using the microtubule-active drug LY195448. Cell Motil. and Cyto. 19:9-17.

Minotti, A.M., Barlow, S.B., and Cabral, F.R. 1991. Resistance to antimitotic drugs in Chinese hamster ovary cells correlates with changes in the level of polymerized tubulin. J. Biol. Chem. 266:3987-3994.

Schibler, M.J., Barlow, S.B., and Cabral, F. 1989. Elimination of permeability mutants from selections for drug resistance in mammalian cells. FASEB J. 3:163-168.

Cabral, F. and Barlow, S.B. 1989. Mechanisms by which mammalian cells acquire resistance to drugs that affect microtubule assembly. FASEB J. 3:1593-1599.

Sandgren, C. D., and Barlow, S.B. 1989. Siliceous scale production in chrysophyte algae II. SEM observations regarding the effects of metabolic inhibitors on scale regeneration in laboratory populations of scale-free Synura Nova Hedwigia(Beiheft) 95:27-44.

Barlow, S.B., and Triemer, R.E. 1988. Alternate life history stages in Amphidinium klebsii (Dinophyceae, Pyrrophyta). Phycologia 27(3):413-420.

Barlow, S.B., and Triemer, R.E. 1988. The mitotic apparatus in the dinoflagellate Amphidinium carterae. Protoplasma 145:16-26.

Barlow, S.B., and Triemer, R.E. 1986. Phosphatase localization in the endomembrane system of the dinoflagellate Crypthecodinium cohnii. J. Histo. Cyto. 34:1021-1027.

Barlow, S.B., and Cattolico, R.A. 1981. Mitosis and cytokinesis in the Prasinophyceae I. Mantoniella squamata. Amer. J. Bot. 68:606-605

Barlow, S.B. and Cattolico, R.A. 1980. Fine structure of the scale-covered green flagellate Mantoniella squamata. Br. Phycol. J. 15:321-333.

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