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Jacquelyn Guilford


Jackie Guilford
Jacquelyn Guilford


(707) 664-3835


Darwin 236

Ph.D. Penn State College of Medicine

Postdoctoral Experience:
High throughput screens of natural products as chemopreventive agents; University of Hawaii at Hilo College of Pharmacy

Research Interests:
My water research class, GEP359, connects SSU students with collaborators at Sonoma Water. We have been collecting data in the Laguna de Santa Rosa over the past few years related to the amount of nitrogen and phosphorus that is being deposited as sediment collects where the channel passes under Stony Point Road in Rohnert Park. We are characterizing this area in advance of a large sediment digging project that will take place in 2019. In future semesters, we will be monitoring changes in water depth, channel topography, canopy cover, nitrogen and phosphorus loading, and plant diversity as the habitat changes. We are especially interested in the effect of the sediment removal on the presence of the invasive plant Ludwigia.

Elementary Science Specialist:
When I am not teaching at the college level, I develop curriculum for and teach science lessons at the kindergarten through sixth grade level at Bennet Valley schools in Santa Rosa. I am involved in teacher professional development around the Next Generation Science Standards, run an after school science program, and am the coach of the Strawberry Elementary Science Team.

Course Offerings
BIOL 115 - Introduction to Biology
BIOL 218 - Biology of Aging
GEP 359 - Water Research Training
UNIV 102 - Science and Technology Academic and Career Exploration




Selected Publications & Presentations

Guilford J, Bustamante A, Mackura K, Hirsch S, Lyon EG, Estrada K.  Why Sex?: Planning Rich Reading Experiences to Support Language Development while Teaching Genetic Diversity.  The Science Teacher.  2017 January: 49-56­­.

Ulbricht C, Basch E, Chao W, Conquer J, Costa D, Culwell S, Flanagan K, Guilford J, Hammerness P, Hashmi S, Isaac R, Rusie E, Serrano JM, Ulbricht C, Vora M, Windsor RC, Woloszyn M, Zhou S. An evidence-based systematic review of vitamin A by the Natural Standard Research Collaboration. J Diet Suppl. 2012 Dec;9(4):299-416.

Ulbricht C, Chao W, Costa D, Culwell S, Eichelsdoerfer P, Flanagan K, Guilford J, Higdon ER, Isaac R, Mintzer M, Rusie E, Serrano JM, Windsor RC, Woods J, Zhou S. An evidence-based systematic review of vanadium by the Natural Standard Research Collaboration. J Diet Suppl. 2012 Sep;9(3):223-51.

C. Ulbricht, R. C. Windsor, A. Brigham, J. K. Bryan, J. Conquer, D. Costa, N. Giese, J. Guilford, E.R.B. Higdon, K. Holmes, R. Isaac, S. Jingst, J. Kats, L. Peery, E. Rusie, A. Savinainen, T. Schoen, T. Stock, S. Tanguay-Colucci, W. Weissner. An Evidence-Based Systematic Review of Annatto (Bixa orellana L.) by the Natural Standard Research Collaboration. J. Dietary Supplements. March 2012; 9(1): 57–77.

J.M. Guilford, J.M. Pezzuto.  Wine and Health: A Review.  Am. J. Enol. Vitic. December 2011; 62(4): 471-486.

J.M. Guilford, J.M. Pezzuto. 2011. Cancer Chemoprevention. In the cancer Phytochemistry and Pharmacognosy section, Chemical Sciences, Engineering and Technology Resources, Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), developed under the auspices of UNESCO, EOLSS publishers, Oxford, UK, (

Ulbricht C, Abrams TR, Bent S, Boon H, Costa D, Dacey C, Guilford J, Giese N, Grimes Serrano JM, Hackman DA, Scully L, Rusie E, Shaffer M, Varghese M, Vijarian N, Weissner W, Welch S, Wong D, Woods J. Reishi Mushroom (Ganoderma lucidum): Systematic Review by the Natural Standard Research Collaboration. Journal of the Society for Integrative Oncology. 2010 Fall;8(4):148-159.

Ulbricht C, Costa D, M Grimes Serrano J, Guilford J, Isaac R, Seamon E, Varghese M. An evidence-based systematic review of spearmint by the natural standard research collaboration. J Diet Suppl. 2010 Jun;7(2):179-215. 

J.A. Hengst, J.M. Guilford, E.J. Conroy, X. Wang, J.K. Yun. Enhancement of sphingosine kinase 1 catalytic activity by deletion of 21 amino acids from the COOH-terminus. Arch Biochem Biophys. 2010 Feb 1;494(1):23-31.

J.A. Hengst, J.M. Guilford, T.E. Fox, X. Wang, E.J. Conroy, J.K. Yun. Sphingosine kinase 1 localized to the plasma membrane lipid raft microdomain overcomes serum deprivation induced growth inhibition. Arch Biochem Biophys. 2009 Dec;492(1-2):62-73. 

M.A. Ghufran, R.A. Qureshi, A. Batool, T.P. Kondratyuk, J.M. Guilford, L.E. Marler, L.C. Chang, J.M. Pezzuto. Evaluation of selected indigenous medicinal plants from the western Himalayas for cytotoxicity and as potential cancer chemopreventive agents. Pharmaceutical Biology. 2009 June;47(6):533-538.

J. Francy-Guilford, J.M. Pezzuto. Mechanisms of cancer chemopreventive agents: a perspective. Planta Med. 2008 Oct;74(13):1644-50. 

J.M. Guilford, JM. Pezzuto. Natural products as inhibitors of carcinogenesis. Expert Opin Investig Drugs. 2008 Sep;17(9):1341-52.

J.M. Francy, A. Nag, J.A. Hengst, E. Conroy, J.K. Yun.  Sphingosine kinase 1 expression is regulated by the PI3K/AKT signaling pathway in human coronary artery smooth muscle cells. Biochim Biophys Acta.  2007. 1769(4):253-265.