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Amy L. Thompson

Associate ProfessorAmy Thompson

Sundquist Science Complex, Room B216
P.O. Box 4718
Clarksville, TN 37044
(931) 221-6497
email: thompsona@apsu.edu

Education

Ph.D. University of Kentucky (Molecular and Biomedical Pharmacology), 2005
B.S.  Austin Peay State University (Clinical Laboratory Science), 1999

Teaching

Human Anatomy and Physiology, Cellular and Molecular Biology, Principles of Microbiology, Principles of Biology

Research Interests

Brown recluse spider bite pathology, skeletal muscle development and disease

Selected Publications

Laboratory Testing in Monitoring the Effects of Brown Recluse Spider Bites, Lab Medicine 2013; 44(4): 300-303.

Real World Implications of a Zombie Apocalypse, an edited collection of scholarly essays, Co-editor with Dr. Antonio Thompson, Book Chapter Author, We are all infected:  Looking to the CDC and WHO for Answers.  Under contract with McFarland Press, anticipated publication Fall 2014.  

Are you management material? Clinical Laboratory Tycoon Case Study, Clinical Laboratory Science 2009; 22(4): 203.

Understanding the Renal System and Testing for Disease; Continuing Education Study, Colorado Association for Continuing Medical Laboratory Education, Inc; January 2009, updated December 2012.

Basic helix-loop-helix factors recruit nuclear factor I to enhance expression of the Na(V) 1.4 Na+ channel gene.  Sadie L Hebert, Christine Simmons, Amy L Thompson, Catherine S Zorc, Eric M Blalock, Susan D Kraner.  BBA (Biochim Biophys Acta.) 2007 Sep 14; 17936922 (P,S,E,B,D)

Thompson AL, Filatov G, Chen C, Porter I, Li Y, Rich MM, and Kraner SD.  A selective role for MRF4 in innervated adult skeletal muscle: NaV 1.4 Na+ Channel Expression is Reduced in MRF4-Null Mice, Gene Expression, 2005;12(4-6):289-303.