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Patrick Schacht, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Biochemistry

Office Phone: (951) 552-8819
E-mail: pschacht@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: James Building, 448
Office Hours: Walk In: Tuesday 11:00-1:30, Wednesday 8:30-12:00 By Appointment: Thursday 10:30-11:30 & Friday 10:30-11:30

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Genetics, Genomics & Bioinformatics University of California, Riverside 2013
B.S. Biochemistry Biola University 2007

Additional Education

Torrey Honors Institute Member, Biola University

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Courses Taught

Chemistry for Nursing (CHE102 & CHE112)
Biochemistry (CHE443 & CHE444)
Genomics, Bioinformatics & Proteomics (BIO435)
Student Research (CHE490)

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Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests

G Protein Signaling
Neurospora crassa

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Teaching Experience

Teaching Assistant, Biola University, Organic Chemistry, 2005-2008
Teaching Assistant, University of California Riverside, Experimental Microbiology, 2013

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Research, Presentations, & Publications

Book Chapters:
1. Kim JD, Schacht PC, Garud A, Park G, Borkovich KA: Heterotrimeric G Proteins. In Neurospora: Genomics and Molecular Biology (1st Edition; Kasbekar DP, McCluskey K [editors]). Caister Academic Press, Norfolk England, 2013.

Abstracts presented at national/ international meetings:
1. Scheeff E, Pleasance E, Zhai Y, Schacht P, Dacre M, Torkamani A, Schork N, Stratton M, Futreal A, and Manning G: Predicting the Functional Impact of Somatic Mutations in Protein Kinases Using Evolutionary Constraints; RECOMB Computational Cancer Biology 2007; San Diego, CA; September 2007.
2. Schacht PC, Borkovich KA: Studying the non receptor GEF RIC8 using Inhibitors and Suppressors in Neurospora crassa (abstr #632); 25th Fungal Genetics Conference; Asilomar, CA; March 2009.
3. Schacht PC, Borkovich KA: Studying the G protein Regulator RIC8 using Suppressors and Chemical Inhibitors in Neurospora crassa (abstr #27); Neurospora 2010 meeting; Asilomar, CA; April 2010.
4. Schacht PC, Borkovich KA: Evaluating the roles of the non-receptor GEF RIC8 using suppressor screens in Neurospora crassa (abstr #282); 26th Fungal Genetics Conference; Asilomar, CA; March 2011.
5. Schacht PC, Cambell AJ, Borkovich KA: Systematic Genetic Manipulation and Analysis of Ga Protein Interactors; Neurospora 2012 meeting; Asilomar, CA; March 2012.

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Church Membership & Activities

Member at Trinity Evangelical Free Church, Redlands
Young Adult Bible study leader

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Community Service & Involvement

Summer Undergraduate Student Research Mentor at UCR

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Interests & Hobbies

Photography
Apologetics

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Personal Philosophy

But in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you; yet do it with gentleness and respect. 1 Peter 3:15, ESV

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