HEATHER R. WILKINS
Assistant Professor of Biology (2004)
Department of Natural Sciences
B.A., Ohio Wesleyan University, 1995
M.S., University of Maryland, 1999
Ph.D., University of Maryland, 2000
Dissertation Topic: “Cell death and division in the vertebrate inner ear”
Sample of Courses Taught
Concepts in Biology, Developmental Biology, Molecular and Cellular Biology
Sample of Publications
Wilkins, H.R., Ohneda, K., Keku, T.O., D’Ercole, A.J., Fuller, C.R., Williams, K.L. and Lund, P.K. (2002) Reduction of spontaneous and irradiation-induced apoptosis in the small intestine of IGF-I transgenic mice. Am. J. Physiol. 283: G457-464.
Wilkins, H.R., Presson, J.C., Popper, A.N., Ryals, B.M. and Dooling, R.J. (2001) Hair cell death in a hearing-deficient canary. JARO 2: 79-86.
Wilkins, H.R., Presson, J.C. and Popper, A.N. (1999) Proliferation of vertebrate inner ear supporting cells. J. Neurobiol. 39: 527-535.
Faculty Development Grant Recipient, 2007
Increased Apoptosis and Altered Drug Resistance in Estrogen-treated Colon Cancer Cells