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Publications

  • Coffey, D. and J. Thompson. 2008. The effects of human mesenchymal stem cell growth factors on chick embryo neurons. Mol. Biol. Cell (Suppl) 19: Abstract # 1401.

  • Thompson, J., J. Lynes and J. Tan. 2007. Differentiation of human adult adipose-derived mesenchymal stem cells (MSC’s) into adipocytes and osteocytes but not neurons in vitro. Mol. Biol. Cell (Suppl) 18: Abstract # 2781.

  • Thompson, Jeffrey. 2007. Differentiation of Human Adult Adipose-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells into Adipocytes, Osteocytes, and Neurons In Vitro. Presented at MSC 2007, August, in Cleveland.

  • Coffey, D. and J.M. Thompson. 2005. Differentiation of human adult-derived stem cells into neuronal cells. Mol. Biol. Cell (Suppl) 17: Abstract # 2073.

  • Nguyen, V., J.M. Thompson and J. Shores. 2005. Differentiation of human adult adipose-derived stem cells into neurons in vitro. Mol. Biol. Cell (Suppl) 17: Abstract # 2076.

  • Williams, D., J.M. Thompson and J. Shores. 2005. Osteogenic differentiation of adipose derived mesenchymal stem cells from adult human lipoplasty. Mol. Biol. Cell (Suppl) 17: Abstract # 2077.

  • Parker, S., D. Polcyn and J. Thompson. 2001. Measurement of eggshell thickness between two species of sceloporus lizards using scanning electron microscopy. Microscopy and Microanalysis 7: 460-461.

  • Spier, R. and J.M. Thompson. 2001. Developing a database of pollen images. Microsopy and Microanalysis 7: 462-463.

  • Christensen, D.W., R. Kisling, J. Thompson and M.A. Kirby. 2001. Deferoxamine toxicity in hepatoma and primary rat cortical brain cultures. Human & Experimental Toxicology 20: 365-372.

  • Roulette, Sterling, David Polcyn and Jeffrey Thompson. 1992. Topics in Biology: Biology 100 Laboratory Manual. 2nd edition. New York: McGraw-Hill, Inc.

  • Thompson, J. and S. Norby. 1992. Morphological comparison by scanning electron microscopy of transient retina-muscle synapses and long-lived spinal cord-muscle synapses. Cellular and Molecular Biology 38: 327-336.

  • Thompson, J. and S.I. Rapoport. 1988. Retinal neurons lack an acetylcholine receptor aggregating factor. Synapse 2: 7-10.

  • Pierce, S., A. Bishop and J.M. Thompson. 1988. Developmental patterns of neurite outgrowth from chick embryo spinal cord and retinal neurons on laminin substrates. Brain Research 468: 213-222.

  • Thompson, J. and E. Thompson. 1988. Developmental changes in spinal cord neurite-promoting activity from chick muscle extracts. Brain Research 468: 158-160.

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Educational Background

  • 1976 – Ph.D., Florida State University (Molecular Biophysics)

  • 1972 – B.S., Michigan State University (Physics)

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Positions & Honors

  • 2005-Present – Associate Provost for Research, California State University, San Bernardino

  • 2003 – Golden Apple Teaching Award, CSUSB

  • 1999-Present – Professor of Biology, California State University, San Bernardino

  • 1998-2005 – Chair, Biology Department, California State University, San Bernardino

  • 1992-1999 – Associate Professor of Biology, California State University, San Bernardino

  • 1988-1992 – Assistant Professor of Biology, California State University, San Bernardino

  • 1982-1988 – Assistant Professor of Anatomical Sciences and Bioengineering, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (College of Medicine)

  • 1979-1982 – Senior Staff Fellow, National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Aging (Laboratory of Neurosciences)

  • 1977-1979 – Staff Fellow, National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (Laboratory of Biochemical Genetics)

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