1993 BSc Biology University of Windsor, Ontario Canada
1999 PhD Genetics University of British Columbia, Vancouver Canada
2003 post-doctorate fellow University of Georgia
2007 post-doctorate associate USDA/ARS, St.Louis MO
2008 Senior Research Scientist, The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, St.Louis MO
Schmidt, M.A., Barbazuk, W.B., Stanford, M., May. G., Song, Z., Hong, W., Nikolau, B.J., Herman, E.M. (2011) Silencing of soybean seed storage proteins results in a rebalanced protein composition preserving seed protein content without major collateral changes in the metabolome and transcriptome. Plant Physiology 156: 330-345.
Herman, E.M., Schmidt, M.A. (2011) Designing oilseeds for value-added protein co-products. In; Designing Soybeans for 21st Century Markets. Ed. R.Wilson. AOCS Press.
Semenyuk, E.G., Schmidt, M.A., Beachy, R.N., Moravec, T., Woodford-Thomas, T. (2010) Adaptation of an ecdysone-based genetic switch for transgene expression in soybean seeds. Transgenic Research 19: 987-999.
Herman, E.M. and Schmidt, M.A. (2010) Industrial protein production crops. GM crops 1: 1-6
Semenyuk, E.G., Schmidt, M.A., Woodford-Thomas, T. Moravec, T. (2009) Engineering seeds for the production and delivery of oral vaccines. In, Modification of seed composition to promote health and nutrition. American Society of Agronomy (ed) H.Krishnan pp121-150.
Schmidt, M.A. and Herman, E.M. (2008) Proteome rebalancing in soybean seeds can be exploited to enhance foreign protein accumulation. Plant Biotech J 6: 832-842.
Schmidt, M.A. and Herman, E.M. (2008) Suppression of soybean oleosin produces micro-oil bodies that aggregate into oil body/ER complexes Molecular Plant 1: 910-924.
Schmidt, M.A., Lafayette, P.R., Artelt, B.J. and Parrott, W.A. (2008) A comparison of strategies for transformation with multiple genes via microprojectile-mediated bombardment. In Vitro Cellular and Developmental Biology – Plants 44: 162-168.
Livingston, D., Beilinson, V., Kalayaeva, M., Schmidt, M.A., Herman, E.M. and Nielson, N.C. (2007) Reduction of protease inhibitor activity by expression of a mutant Bowman-Birk gene in soybean seed. Plant Molecular Biology 64:397-408.
Moravec, T., Schmidt, M.A., Herman E.M. and Woodford-Thomas, T. (2007) Production of Escherichia coli heat labile toxin (Lt)B subunit in soybean seed and analysis of its immunogenicity. Vaccine 25: 1647-1657.
Joseph, L.M., Hymowitz, T., Schmidt, M.A. and Herman, E.M. (2005) Evaluation of Glycine germplasm for nulls of the immunodominant allergen P34/Gly m Bd 30k. Crop Science 46: 1755-1763.
Herman, E.M. and Schmidt, M.A. (2004) Endoplasmic reticulum to vacuole trafficking of endoplasmic reticulum bodies provides an alternative pathway for protein transfer to the vacuole. Plant Physiology 136: 3440-3446.
Schmidt, M.A., Tucker, D.M., Cahoon, E.B. and Parrott, W.A. (2004) Towards normalization of soybean somatic embryo maturation. Plant Cell Reports 24: 383-391.
Schmidt, M.A., Dietrech, C.R. and Cahoon, E.B. (2004) Biotechnological enhancement of soybean oil for lubricant applications. Chapter in Book entitled, “Synthetic, Mineral Oil and Bio-based Lubricants: Chemistry and Technology” CRC publisher. L.R. Runick (editor).