Robert Keesey, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Dr. Robert Keesey has a Masters degree in Biochemistry from the University of Oklahoma and a Ph.D. in BioAnalytical Chemistry from Marquette University. His postdoctoral specialization was in Neuroscience at Seton Hall University. The subject areas he teaches are Introductory, General, Organic, Analytical, Biochemistry, and Chemical Instrumentation. His research interests include bioelectrochemistry and animal models of epilepsy.
Robert Keesey and Michael Ryan. Spectroelectrochemical Elucidation of the Kinetics of Two Closely Spaced Electron Transfers. Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 677, pp.56-62, 2012.
Saghyan, A., LaTorre, G., Keesey, R., Sharma, A., Mehta, V., Rudenko, V., Hallas, V., Raffiuddin, A., Goldstein, B., and Friedman, L. Glutamatergic and Morphological Alterations Associated with Early Life Seizure-Induced Preconditioning in Young Rats. European Journal of Neuroscience, Vol. 32, pp. 1897-1911, 2010.
Friedman, L.K., Saghyan, A., Peinado, A., Keesey, R. Age- and Region-dependent Patterns of Calcium Accumulations Following Status Epilepticus. International Journal of Developmental Neuroscience, Vol. 26, pp. 779-790, 2008.
Kaur, J., Keesey, R., Magrys, B., and Friedman, L.K. NR1 Knockdown Reveal CA1 Injury During a Developmental Period of High Seizure Susceptibility Despite Reduced Seizure Activity. Neuromolecular Medicine, Vol. 9, No. 4. pp. 298-314, 2007.
Vasanthi Jayaraman, Robert Keesey, and Dean Madden. Ligand-Protein Interactions in the Glutamate Receptor. Biochemistry, Vol. 39, No. 30. pp. 8693-8697, 2000.
Robert L. Keesey and Michael D. Ryan. Use of Evolutionary Factor Analysis in the Spectroelectrochemistry of Escherichia coli Sulfite Reductase Hemoprotein and a Mo/Fe/S Cluster. Analytical Chemistry, Vol. 71, No. 9. pp. 1744-1752, 1999.