Department of Biology

Dr. William StewartSTEWART
Professor

CONTACT:
E-mail: William.Stewart@mtsu.edu
Phone: (615) 898-2042
Office Location:
SCI 2010
MTSU Box 60
Murfreesboro, TN 37132

EDUCATION:
B.S. (Zoology), North Carolina State University
Ph.D. (Physiology), East Carolina University School of Medicine

RESEARCH INTERESTS:
Role of Signal Transducers and Activators of Transcription (STATs) in adipocyte differentiation and insulin resistance. Ionic transport properties of glial cells; glial regulation of neuronal function.

PUBLICATION RECORD:
Articles and abstracts published or in press with: Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, Journal of Biological Chemistry, FASEB Journal, Biochemica et. Biophysica Acta, American Diabetes Association, American Society for Neurochemistry, Society for Neuroscience, Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology, Tennessee Academy of Science, Glia, and the American Diabetes Association

PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS:
American Society of Neuroscience, Tennessee Academy of Sciences

GRADUATE PROGRAM ROLE:
Serves as thesis advisor and committee member to M.S. degree candidates.

OTHER:
Postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of S.B. Kater at Colorado State University, 1994-95; Major area of study, impact of glial cells on nerve cell development and regeneration.