Phone: (615) 898-2042
Fax: (615) 898-5093
Jones Hall 106
MTSU Box 60
Murfreesboro, TN 37132
B.S. (Zoology), North Carolina State University
Ph.D. (Physiology), East Carolina University School of Medicine
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.
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
American Society of Neuroscience, Tennessee Academy of Sciences
GRADUATE PROGRAM ROLE:
Serves as thesis advisor and committee member to M.S. degree candidates.
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.