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Amy L. Thompson

Amy ThompsonProfessor, Department Chair

Sundquist Science Complex, Room D125
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

Cellular & Molecular Biology, Anatomy & Physiology, Introduction to Pharmacology, Non-Traditional Pharmacology

Research Interests

Brown recluse spider venom as a pharmacological agent to kill cancer cells, sodium channel function in cancer cells, plant extracts as antimicrobial agents

Selected Publications

But If a Zombie Apocalypse Did Occur: Essays on Medical, Military, Governmental, Ethical, Economic, and Other Implications, an edited collection of scholarly essays with a foreword by Wade Davis, Co-editor with Dr. Antonio Thompson, Book Chapter Author, We are all infected: Looking to the CDC and WHO for Answers. Published 2015 by McFarland & Company.

 Zombies in the Classroom Breathing New Life into Higher Education, Amy L. Thompson and Antonio Thompson, Critical Conversations An Interdisciplinary Journal, Fall 2014 Volume 1, Number 1.

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