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Department of Biology
1603 S. Martin Luther King Blvd
211 Jones Hall
Tallahassee, Florida 32307
 
 

Adrian T. McCollum, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor


Office Location: 113 Science Research Bld.
Research Lab Location: 511 Jones Hall
Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, FL 32307
Office Phone: 850.412-5224850.412-5224
e-mail address: adrian.mccollum@famu.edu

EDUCATION:

B.S. - University of South Carolina
M.S. - Eastern Kentucky University   
Ph.D.- University of Kentucky (College of Medicine)
Postdoctoral Research: Sanders-Brown Center on Aging at University of Kentucky

TEACHING:

•    BSC 2093 Human Anatomy and Physiology I Lecture
•    BSC 2093 Human Anatomy and Physiology I Lab
•    BSC 2094 Human Anatomy and Physiology II Lecture
•    BSC 2094 Human Anatomy and Physiology II Lab
•    BSC1005 Biological Science (non majors)
•    BSC1010 General Biology I Lecture
•    BSC1010L General Biology I Lab
•    BSC 1011L General Biology II Lab
•    BSC4930 Bio Pro-Seminar
•    BSC7910 Grad Direct Research, BSC4905 DIS
•    OTH 5241 Gross Anatomy for Occupational Therapy Lecture
•    OTH 5241L Gross Anatomy for Occupational Therapy Lab
•    OTH 5245 Occupational Therapy Neurobiology


AREAS OF EXPERTISE: Neuroscience, Molecular Genetics, Cellular Stress and Pathophysiology, and Population Genetics 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:

McCollum, A.T., Thomas, L., and Edwards, J. Web-based Supplemental Material for Human Anatomy and Physiology I Lab. Great Rivers Technologies (08-04-12).

McCollum, A.T.
, Jafarifar, F., Lynn, B., Agu, R.U., Stinchcomb, A.L., Wang, S., Chen, Q., and Guttmann, R. Inhibition of calpain-mediated cell death by a novel peptide inhibitor. Experimental neurology 202(2):506-13, 2006

McCollum, A.T.
and Estus, G.S. NGF Protects Cortical Neurons from UV-induced Cell Death. J. Neuroscience Research 77:552-564, 2004.

McCollum, A.T.
, Nasr, F., and Guttmann, R. Oxidative stress inhibits ionomycin-mediated cell death in cortical neurons.  J. Neuroscience Research 76:104-109, 2004.

McCollum, A.T.
, Nasr, P., and Estus, G.S. Cortical Neurons Exposed to UV Undergo a Calpain-Dependent but Caspase-Independent Cell Death. J. Neurochem. 82, 1208-1220 2002.

McCollum, A.T.
and Foster, M.L. Genetic Polymorphism in the Mitochondrial Gene Cytochrome b in Kentucky Peromyscus (Deer Mouse) Populations. J. Ky. Acad. Sci. 62(2), 000-000, 2001.