Hannah R Malcolm

Assistant Professor

Chemistry • College of Arts & Sciences

Areas of Expertise

Education

Ph.D., Chemistry, Washington University in St. Louis, MO (2012)

A.M., Chemistry, Washington University in St. Louis, MO (2008)

B.S., Chemistry, Texas A&M University at College Station, TX (2006)

Biography

Awards

  • ACS Young Investigators in Biological Chemistry Presentation, American Chemical Society 247th Annual Meeting, 2014
  • ACS Presentations on Demand, American Chemical Society 247th Annual Meeting, 2014
  • Travel Award, Women in Science and Medicine Advisory Committee, UT Southwestern Medical Center, 2014
  • Travel Award, Committee for Professional Opportunities for Women, Biophysical Society, 2014
  • Dean's Dissertation Fellowship, Washington University in St. Louis, 2011-2012
  • Departmental Teaching Award, Washington University in St. Louis, 2008-2009
  • Undergraduate Research Scholar, Texas A&M, 2005-2006
  • Undergraduate Research Fellowship, American Society for Microbiology, 2005-2006
  • Second Place Poster Presentation, Student Research Week 2006, Texas A&M, 2006
  • Third Place Poster Presentation, Sigma Xi Research Conference 2004, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2004
  • Dow Aggies Endowed Scholarship, Texas A&M, 2004-2005
  • ICCUP Scholarship, Texas A&M, 2002-2003, 2003-2004, 2005-2006
  • T.A. Cheeves Jr. '20 Scholarship, Texas A&M, 2002-2006

Affiliations

  • American Chemical Society (2014-present)
  • American Society for Microbiology (2006-2010)
  • Biophysical Society (2008-present)

Publications & Presentations

Publications (* denotes equal contributions)

  • Malcolm, H.R., Blount, P., Maurer, J.A. The Mechanosensitive Channel of Small Conductance (MscS) Functions as a Jack-In-The-Box. Biochim Biophys Acta: Biomembranes (2014) Under Revision
  • Malcolm, H.R., Heo, Y.Y., Elmore, D.E., Maurer, J.A. Heteromultimerization of Prokaryotic Bacterial Cyclic Nucleotide Gated (bCNG) Ion Channels, Members of the Mechanosensitive Channel of Small Conductance (MscS) Superfamily. Biochemistry (2014) Under Revision
  • Malcolm, H.R., Heo, Y.Y., Caldwell, D.B., McConnell, J.K., Hawkins, J.F., Guayasamin, R.C., Elmore, D.E., Maurer, J.A. Ss-bCNGa: a unique member of the bacterial cyclic nucleotide gated (bCNG) channel family that gates in response to mechanical tension. European Biophysics Journal (2012) 41(12): 1003-13.
  • Malcolm, H.R., Maurer, J.A. The Mechanosensitive Channel of Small Conductance (MscS) Superfamily: Not Just Mechanosensitive Channels Anymore. ChemBioChem (2012) 13(!4): 2037-43.
  • Malcolm, H.R., Elmore, D.E., Maurer, J.A. Mechanosensitive behavior of bacterial cyclic nucleotide gated (bCNG) ion channels: Insights into the mechanism of channel gating in the mechanosensitive channel of small conductance superfamily. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications (2012) 417(2): 972-976.
  • Malcolm, H.R., Heo, Y.Y., Elmore, D.E., Maurer, J.A. Defining the Role of the Tension Sensor in the Mechanosensitive Channel of Small Conductance (MscS). Biophysical Journal. (2011) 101(2): 345-352.
  • Caldwell, D.B.*, Malcolm, H.R.*, D.E., Maurer, J.A. Identification and experimental verification of a novel family of bacterial cyclic nucleotide-gated (bCNG) ion channels. Biochim Biophys Acta: Biomembranes. (2010) 1798(9): 1750-1756.

Oral Presentations (*denotes presenter)

  • Malcolm, H.R.*, Blount, P., Maurer, J.A., March 2014. Jack-In-The-Box Model of Gating in MscS, Dallas, TX. American Chemical Society 247th Annual Meeting, Young Investigators in Biological Chemistry Section
  • Lipid Interactions in the Open State of MscS, Chemistry 100, Department of Chemistry, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX. October 31, 2013

Poster Presentations (*denotes presenter)

  • Malcolm, H.R.*, Blount, P., Maurer, J.A., February 2014. A Lack of Significant Lipid Interactions in the Open State of MscS Implies a Jack-In-The Box Type Channel Gating Mechanism, San Francisco, CA. Biophysical Society 58th Annual Meeting
  • Malcolm, H.R.*, Elmore, D.E., Maurer, J.A., February 2012. Exploring the Co-mutlimerization of bCNG channels, San Diego, CA. Biophysical Society 56th Annual Meeting
  • Malcolm, H.R.*, Heo, Y.Y., Elmore, D.E., Maurer, J.A., March 2011. Prediction and verification of critical tension sensing residues in the E. coli Mechanosensitive Channel of Small Conductance (Ec-MscS) Baltimore, MD. Biophysical Society 55th Annual Meeting
  • Malcolm, H.R.*, Elmore, D.E., Maurer, J.A., March 2011. Exploring the response of Bacterial Cyclic Nucleotide Gated (bCNG) ion channels to mechanical stress Baltimore, MD. Biophysical Society 55th Annual Meeting
  • Guayasamin, R.C.*, Malcolm, H.R., Hawkins, J.F.*, Elmore, D.E., Maurer, J.A., March 2010. "Structural comparisons of bacterial cyclic nucleotide gated and mechanosensitive ion channels." American Chemical Society National Meeting (BIOL section), San Francisco, CA

MalcolmContact Information

Building 50, Room 3534

(904) 620-1963

hannah.malcolm@unf.edu