Guive Balooch

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
(510) 923-9443  (H);  510-333-9360  (C)
email: [email protected], [email protected]
Fax: 415-476-0858 (Attn: Guive Balooch)


University of California, San Francisco; March 2006
PhD in Craniofacial Sciences- Division of Biomaterials and Bioengineering

University of California, Berkeley; December 2001
BA in Molecular and Cell Biology




Post-Doctoral Fellowship                                     March 2006 – present

University of California, Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
Advisor: Prof. Robert O. Ritchie

Graduate Student Researcher (PhD student)      Sept. 2002 – March 2006

University of California, San Francisco
Advisors: Prof. Robert O. Ritchie (UC Berkeley Chair of Materials Science Engineering), Prof. Grayson W. Marshall and Sally J. Marshall (UCSF Dept. of Bioengineering and Biomaterials) and Prof. Rik Derynck/Prof. Tamara Alliston (UCSF Dept. Of Cell and Tissue Biology)
Project: Effect of TGF-β signaling on bone matrix mechanical properties and composition.

Staff Research Associate I                                 Jan. 1999 – Sept. 2002         

University of California, San Francisco
Advisor: Professor Grayson W. Marshall
Project: Investigation of calcified tissue interfaces (Dentin-enamel junction and peritubular-intertubular dentin) using AFM-based nanoindentation and Dynamic Stiffness Mapping.

Lab Assistant                                                      June 1997 – Jan. 1999 
University of California, San Francisco and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Advisors: Professor Grayson W. Marshall (UCSF) and Dr. Wigbert Siekhaus (LLNL: Dept of Chemistry and Materials Science Engineering)
Project: Raman micro-Spectroscopy and Atomic Force Microscopy of Calcified Tissues (bone and teeth) and interfaces (Dentin-Enamel Junction)


Ritchie Group
Dept of MSME , UC Berkeley

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