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Dr. Dennis Bogdan [userpic]
NEWS: RECENT PUBLICATIONS (AND MORE).

PUBLICATIONS (Selected)
Mirrors: (Comcast) (FaceBook) (LiveJournal-1) (LiveJournal-2) (Archive) (Wayback) (WebCitation) (Prm-lj) (Prm-fb)
(updated June 27, 2018)

SUMMARY
My Professional Background Includes Publishing Medical Research Studies, Directing Hospital Laboratories And Lecturing University Students. Also, I Have Headed Science Fairs And Have Been Associated With, For A Brief Time, The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra And The Pittsburgh Ballet Theater.

Bogdan, D. P.:
Master Editor III at Wikipedia and Author:

(Includes Wikipedia/MyBio, Citizendium/MyBio, LiveJournal/MyLJ/MyBio, MyFaceBookPosts.)

  • Wikipedia Award (09/13/2010) (1, 2), Re: Article On "The Grand Design" By Dr. Stephen Hawking.


    Bogdan, D. P.:
    My Recent Newspaper Publications:


    My "Significant" Comments - New York Times
  • LIFE THRIVES THROUGHOUT UNIVERSE?
    Comment (11/28/2012), ("Immortal Jellyfish") [Science/Nathaniel Rich], NYTimes.*
  • LIFE CAN THRIVE WITHOUT WATER?
    Comment (06/04/2008), ("Weird Sisters") [Science/Dr. Olivia Judson], NYTimes.*
  • UNIVERSE *PULLS* LIFE TO COMPLEXITY?
    Comment (03/23/2013), ("Early Universe") [Science/Dennis Overbye], NYTimes.*
  • TRAVEL TO STARS IS A QUIXOTIC QUEST?
    Comment (06/11/2009), ("Exo-Planets") [Science/Dr. Oliver Morton], NYTimes.*
  • SPACE TRAVEL IS HARMFUL TO HEALTH?
    Comment (01/27/2014), ("Beings Not Made For Space") [Science/Kenneth Chang], NYTimes.*
  • HUMANS ARE BEST IN THE UNIVERSE?
    Comment (06/17/2008), ("Darwinmania") [Science/Dr. Olivia Judson], NYTimes.*
  • HUMANKIND'S "PROGRESS"
    Letter To The Editor (12/08/2008), [Re: OpEd], [Dimitri Vassilaros], Pgh Trib-Review.*
  • USA: MORE VALUABLE THAN MONEY?
    Comment (04/26/2013), ("1 Percent's Solution") [OpEd/Dr. Paul Krugman], NYTimes.*
  • WIKIPEDIA IS A LOT OF FUN TO EDIT.
    Comment (03/29/2013), ("Wikipedia Director") [Media/Amy Chozick], NYTimes.*

    My Other Comments
  • Comment (08/13/2018), (USA: Tax Cut – No "Trickle Down" Again – Wages Declined?) NYTimes.
  • Comment (06/14/2018), (Better Way To Avoid Devastating Asteroids Needed?) NYTimes.
  • Comment (04/05/2018), (Film: "2001: A Space Odyssey" – Homage To Homer? (1+2) NYTimes.
  • Comment (12/02/2017), (USA: Historic Tax Heist – Big Loss To Most Americans?) NYTimes.
  • Comment (09/05/2017), (Voyager Missions − Now Beyond Solar System?) NYTimes.
  • Comment (07/26/2017), (USA: Healthcare For All Is Better?) NYTimes.
  • Comment (06/28/2017), (Should Earth Send A Greeting To E.T.?) NYTimes.
  • Comment (03/20/2017), (USA: Best Way To Secure Borders?), NYTimes.
  • Comment (02/22/2017), (Seven Earth-sized Exoplanets Orbiting Star Found?), NYTimes.
  • Comment (02/20/2017), (Universe Expansion Speed Unclear?) (1+2+3), NYTimes.
  • Comment (06/20/2016), ( Extinct "Flores Man" Resembled Hobbits?), NYTimes.
  • Comment (04/10/2016), ( Lessons Learned from "Tickling Apes"?), NYTimes.
  • Comment (03/20/2016), (Best Quality Adult Erotic Films?) [OpEd/Peggy Orenstein], NYTimes.
  • Comment (06/04/2015), (Less Internet Surveillance?) [OpEd/Edward Snowden], NYTimes.
  • Comment (01/27/2015), (Life on Moons Possible) [Science/Marcus Woo], Wired Magazine.
  • Comment (11/12/2014), (First Comet Landing) (1+2) [Science/Kenneth Chang], NYTimes.
  • Comment (09/18/2014), (USA: FDA & Testosterone) [Health/Sabrina Tavernise], NYTimes.
  • Comment (07/08/2014), (Silicon Valley Futurists) [OpEd/Maureen Dowd], NYTimes.
  • Comment (04/10/2014), (Major Internet Flaw) [Tech/Farhad Manjoo], NYTimes.
  • Comment (04/09/2014), (Major Internet Flaw) [Tech/Robert McMillan], Wired Magazine.
  • Comment (03/07/2014), (USA: FDR & Minimum Wage) [OpEd/Teresa Tritch], NYTimes.
  • Comment (02/09/2014), (Earth Viewed From Mars) [Science/Andrew Revkin], NYTimes.
  • Comment (01/27/2014), (Beings Not Made For Space) [Science/Kenneth Chang], NYTimes.
  • Comment (11/19/2013), (Are We Alone In The Universe?) [OpEd/Dr. Paul Davies], NYTimes.
  • Comment (10/25/2013), (Wikipedia Challenges) (1+2+3+4) [Editor/Tom Simonite], MIT TechReview.
  • Comment (10/14/2013), (USA: The Party of Gimme) [OpEd/David Firestone], NYTimes.
  • Comment (10/06/2013), (Film: 'Gravity' - A Sense of Space Travel?) [Culture], Wired Magazine.
  • Comment (10/03/2013), (Planetary Protection: Mars Microbes) (1+2) ["Science"], Wired Magazine.
  • Comment (08/09/2013), (Review: Atlas Shrugged - Big Sister Is Watching You), National Review.
  • Comment (07/19/2013), (Mars Rover - Past Conditions Habitable) [Science], Wired Magazine.
  • Comment (05/22/2013), (Mars Curiosity Rover - Discoveries) [Science], Wired Magazine.
  • Comment (03/23/2013), (New Early Universe Picture) [Science], Wired Magazine.
  • Comment (02/22/2013), (Asteroids (& Global Warming)) [Science], Wired Magazine.
  • Comment (02/03/2013), (Great Sci-Fi Film Costs Little) (1+2) [Design], Wired Magazine.
  • Comment (01/25/2013), (Humans May Soon Be Living on Mars?) [Science], NBC-News.
  • Comment (01/03/2013), (NASA Research Secrets?) [NASA Archives], NASA Watch.
  • Comment (12/17/2012), (Is 'Reality' Real - Or Unreal?) [Science], NBC-News.
  • Comment (12/12/2012), (Origin Of Life Needs A Rethink?) [Science], NBC-News.
  • Comment (11/26/2012), (Curiosity Rover on Planet Mars) [Space], Wired Magazine.
  • Comment (11/18/2012), (Odd Little Creature That Eats DNA) [Science], NBC-News.
  • Comment (07/28/2012), (Books That Inspired Modern Spy Films) [Books], Wired Magazine.
  • Comment (08/12/2011), (Modern Computer Turns 30) [Gadgets], Wired Magazine.
  • Comment (08/03/2011), (Universe From Chaos) (1+2+3+4) [Science/Dr. Sean Carroll], Discover Magazine.
  • Comment (08/02/2011), (Hawking and God) [Science/Dr. Sean Carroll], Discover Magazine.
  • Comment (07/17/2010), (Cerebral Sci-Fi Films - Thoughtful) [Sci-Fi Films], Wired Magazine.
  • Comment (05/28/2010), (Creating New Life-Forms) [Science/Dr. Olivia Judson], NYTimes.
  • Comment (11/20/2009), (Favorite Sci-Fi Films - Pre–Star Wars) [Sci-Fi Films], Wired Magazine.
  • Comment (09/09/2009), (Creation Of Darwin) [Science/Dr. Olivia Judson], NYTimes.
  • Comment (04/14/2009), (Boldly Going Nowhere) [Science/Dr. Seth Shostak], NYTimes.
  • Comment (03/20/2009), (FaceBook Users' Verdict On Redesign) (1+2) [FaceBook Design], CBS-News.
  • Comment (01/22/2009), (Top Five Most Extreme ExoPlanets) [Space Science], Wired Magazine.
  • Comment (01/13/2009), (Ascent Of Money) [Money/Resources/PBS-TV], PBS-News.
  • Comment (11/19/2008), (Reborn Picture Spawns Editorial) [Moon View/NYTimes], NASA.
  • Comment (05/20/2008), (Enter, The Cybrids) [Science/Dr. Olivia Judson], NYTimes.


    Bogdan, D. P.:
    Medical Research Publications:


  • Bogdan, D. P.:
    "Excessive 'Performance Ranges' Specified For Control Material By Supplier."
    Clinical Chemistry (L) 26, 1370-1372 (1980).

  • Bogdan, D. P.:
    "Inaccuracy In Acid Phosphatase Kit Method."
    Clinical Chemistry (L) 24, 168-169 (1978).

  • Bogdan, D. P. and Bishop, C. W.:
    "Differences Between Manufacturer-Assigned Values And Observed Values Of Alkaline Phosphatase Activity In A Commercial SMA Calibration Serum."
    Clinical Chemistry (L) 20, 1244-1245 (1974).

  • Bogdan, D. P.:
    "Interactions Of Benzopyrene And Nucleic Acids In The Presence Of A Mixed-Function Oxidase System."
    Ph.D. Thesis: State University of New York at Buffalo (1973).

  • Bogdan, D. P. and Chmielewicz, Z. F.:
    "Studies On Interactions Between Polynucleotides And Benzopyrene In The Presence Of Aryl Hydrocarbon Hydroxylase."
    Proceedings: American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) (A) 14, 49 (1973).

  • Bogdan, D. P. and Juchau, M. R.:
    "Characteristics Of Induced Benzpyrene Hydroxylase Activity In The Rat Foeto-Placental Unit."
    European Journal of Pharmacology 10, 119-126 (1970).

  • Bogdan, D. P., Yaffe, S. J. and Juchau, M. R.:
    "Characteristics Of 3-Methylcholanthrene-induced Benzpyrene Hydroxylase Activity In The Foeto-Placental Unit."
    Proceedings: Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) (A) 28, 676 (1969).


    PRESENTATIONS (Selected)

  • Bogdan, D. P.:
    "Studies Of Interactions Between Polynucleotides And Benzopyrene In The Presence Of Aryl Hydrocarbon Hydroxylase,"
    American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), Atlantic City, New Jersey (1973).

  • Bogdan, D. P.:
    "Characteristics Of 3-Methylcholanthrene-induced Benzpyrene Hydroxylase Activity In The Foeto-Placental Unit,"
    Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB), Atlantic City, New Jersey (1969).


    ORGANIZATIONS and HONORS (Selected)

  • American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC):
    (Executive Staff, Pittsburgh Chapter: 1978- 1980).
    (Member: 1972).

  • National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry (NACB):
    (Fellow: 1978).

  • Science Fair Committee - Mon-Yough, PA:
    (Chairman: 1979-1980).
    (Judges Coordinator: 1977-1980).

  • Science Fair Committee - Buffalo, NY:
    (Judge: 1969).

  • Rho Chi Pharmaceutical Honor Society:
    (Member: 1969).

  • American Chemical Society (ACS):
    (Member: 1969).

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS):
    (Member: 1967).

  • Alpha Chi Sigma Chemical Society (ACS):
    (President, Local Chapter: 1966).
    (Member: 1964).

  • Health Sciences Faculty, The State University of New York at Buffalo:
    (Research Grant Award: 1970).

  • United States Public Health Service:
    (Fellowship: 1966-1972).


    PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT (Selected)

  • Consultant

  • Medical Researcher

  • University Professor

  • Hospital Laboratory Director

  • Forensic Analyst (ATF/DC)


    COMMUNITY SERVICE (Selected)

  • Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

  • Pittsburgh Ballet Theater

  • Junior Achievement

  • Little League

  • Boy Scouts

  • PTA-related

  • Church-related


    EDUCATION (Selected)

  • 1972-1974
    Post-Doctoral Fellow - Clinical Chemistry.
    The Buffalo General Hospital
    Buffalo, New York 14203

  • 1968-1972
    Ph.D. Degree (1973) - Biochemical Pharmacology.
    The State University of New York at Buffalo
    Buffalo, New York 14214

  • 1966-1968
    Pre-Doctoral Fellow - Medical Pharmacology.
    The State University of New York at Buffalo
    Buffalo, New York 14214

  • 1962-1966
    B.S. Degree (1966) - Chemistry.
    The George Washington University
    Washington, D.C. 20006


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