Dr. Stephen Sharkady

Assistant Professor of Biochemistry
Pharmaceutical Sciences
College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
Office Address:
Maddox Hall
Room 213
Mailing Address:
PO Box 1090
Buies Creek, NC 27506


Stephen Sharkady is an assistant professor in the Pharmaceutical Sciences Department at Campbell University. He teaches courses in the Doctor of Pharmacy, Masters in Pharmaceutical Sciences and undergraduate programs at Campbell University. Stephen completed his Ph.D. at Tulane University and his undergraduate studies at The Pennsylvania State University. Prior to Campbell University, he was an assistant professor of biochemistry at the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. His current research interests are focused on pathological protein-protein interactions of the poly-glutamine repeat diseases such as Huntington’s Disease.


  • Ph.D., Biochemistry, Tulane University
  • B.S., The Pennsylvania State University


  • Badri KR, Yue M, Carretero OA, Aramgam SL, Cao J, Sharkady S, Kim GH, Taylor GA, Byron KL, Schuger L. (2013) “Blood pressure homeostasis is maintained by a P311-TGF-Beta axis.” J Clin Invest. 123(10):4502-12.
  • Mao C, Bhardwaj K, Sharkady SM, Fish RI, Driscoll T, Wower J, Zwieb C, Sobral BW, Williams KP. (2009) “Variations on the tmRNA gene.” RNA Biol. 6(4).
  • Yannick Jacob, Stephen M. Sharkady, Kanchan Bhardwaj and Kelly P. Williams. (2005) “Function of the SmpB tail in transfer-messenger RNA translation revealed by a nucleus-encoded form.” J.Biol.Chem. 280(7):5503-9.
  • Stephen M. Sharkady and Kelly P. Williams. (2004) “A third lineage with two-piece tmRNA.” Nucleic Acids Research 32(15):4531-8.
  • Stephen M. Sharkady and James M. Nolan. (2001) “Bacterial RNase P Holoenzyme Crosslinking Analysis Reveals Protein Interaction Sites on the RNA subunit.” Nucleic Acids Research 29(18):3848-56.