Maria Horvat-Gordon

  • Research Associate
Maria Horvat-Gordon
208 Henning Building
University Park, PA 16802
Work Phone: 814-865-7139
Fax: 814-865-5691


  1. Ph.D., Organic Chemistry, L. Eotvos University of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary, 1974
  2. M.Sc., Organic Chemistry, L. Eotvos University of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary, 1971

Selected Publications

Horvat-Gordon , M., C. A. Praul, R. Ramachandran, P. A. Bartell and R. M. Leach, Jr. 2010. Use of microarray analysis to study gene expression in the avian epiphyseal growth plate. Comp Biochem Physiol. 5:12-23.

Horvat-Gordon , M., F. Yu, D. Burns, and R. M. Leach, Jr. 2008. Ovoleidin (OC 116) is present in avian skeletal tissues. Poult. Sci. 87:1618-1623.

Horvat-Gordon, M. , D. A. Granger, E. B. Schwartz, V. J. Nelson, and K. T. Kivlighan. 2005. Oxytocin is not a valid biomarker when measured in saliva by immunoassay. Physiol. Behav. 84:445-448.

Wu, C.-H., Y. Yamaguchi, L. R. Benjamin, M. Horvat-Gordon , J. Washinski, E. Enerly, J. Larsson, A. Lambertsson, H. Handa and D. Gilmour. 2003. NELF and DSIF cause promoter proximal pausing on the hsp70 promoter in Drosophila. Genes Dev. 17:1402-1414.

Ronen, Z., M. Horvat-Gordon and J.-M. Bollag. 1994. Biological versus chemical mineralization of pyridine. Environ. Toxicol. and Chem. Vol. 13.


Patent in process

Working title: “Efficient Delivery of Peptides using Enzyme Inhibitors”
Assignee: Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Corona, CA.