C. Anthony Scott, Ph.D.


Present | Postdoctoral Research Associate | Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine

2012-2017 | Graduate Research Fellow | Department of Biology, University of Iowa

2011-2012 | Technical Support Representative | Peoria Disposal Company

2008-2010 | Patient Care Tech | OSF St. Francis Medical Center/Illinois Neurological Institute


2017 | Ph.D. | University of Iowa | Cell and Developmental Biology

2011 | B.S. | Southern Illinois University-Carbondale | Biological Science

2008 | Illinois Central College


Using machine learning to model and classify zebrafish visual behavior. Department of Biology Retreat – 2017

Disease-associated BBS1 mutation alters localization and function. Midwest Zebrafish Conference – 2015

BBS chaperonin complex function in zebrafish transport and vision. 11th International Annual Conference on Zebrafish Development and Genetics – 2014

Select Publications

Scott CA, Marsden, AN, Rebagliati, MR, Zhang Q, Chamling X, Searby CC, Baye LM, Sheffield VC, Slusarski DC (2017). Ciliopathy protein BBS6 modulates nuclear import of a core SWI/SNF chromatin remodeler. PLOS Genetics.

Scott CA, Marsden AN, & Slusarski DC (2016). Automated, high-throughput, in vivo analysis of visual function using the zebrafish. Developmental Dynamics.

See Google Scholar Profile for complete list of publications


American Heart Association predoctoral fellowship (2015-2017) | $52,000/2-years | Chaperonin complex members and chromatin remodelers in cardiovascular disease

Midwest Big Data Hackathon (2016) | Honorable Mention | project: Political Sentiment Analysis – The app crawled a user’s twitter page an analyzed sentiment of towards specific political candidates