Associate Director, Research Services
Contact Information
Norris Medical Library
2003 Zonal Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90089-9130


Jennifer Dinalo

Liaison For

Keck School of Medicine students, faculty, staff

  • MD programs
  • Graduate degree programs (Master’s and PhD)
  • PIBBs, Programs in Biomedical and Biological Sciences
  • Primary Care Physician Assistant (PA) program
  • Master of Public Health (MPH) program

Library Responsibilities

Provide reference and research assistance
Develop and teach classes on databases, Evidence-Based Medicine (EBM), research technology, etc.
Provide “personal librarian” assistance to Keck School of Medicine affiliates

Contact me regarding

eBooks (Access Medicine, STAT!Ref, etc.)
MEDLINE databases (PubMed or Ovid MEDLINE)
EBM databases (ACP Pier, Cochrane, UpToDate, etc.)
Other databases (Web of Science, PsycINFO, etc.)
Mobile Device apps and mobile-friendly resources (iPhone, iPad, Android, etc.)
EndNote (software and online versions)

Educational Background

MLIS, San Jose State University, 2013

PhD, Molecular Microbiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 2007

Selected Publications and Presentations

Dinalo, JE, Crotty, L, and Wang, Y. (2015, May). Effectiveness of Training Peer Advisors in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). Poster presentation at the Annual Conference of the Medical Library Association, Austin, TX.

Trosky, JE, Li, Y, Mukherjee, S, Keitany, G, Ball, H, and Orth, K. 2007. VopA Inhibits ATP binding by Acetylating the Catalytic Loop of MKKs. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 282(47). 34299-34305.

Trosky, JE, Mukherjee, S, Burdette, DL, Roberts, M, McCarter, L, Siegel, RM, and Orth, K. 2004. Inhibition of MAPK Signaling Pathways by VopA from Vibrio parahaemolyticus. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 279(50). 51953-51957.

Trosky, JE, Mukherjee, S, and Orth, K. (2003, September). Differential Inhibition by YopJ Proteins. Poster Presentation at Microbial Pathogenesis and Host Response, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, NY.