Dr. Jessica Thomas

DEGREES EARNED / CERTIFICATIONS / PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

  • PhD. Biological Sciences, 2016, Duquesne University
  • B.S. Biology, 2011, Seton Hill University

PRIMARY COURSES TAUGHT

  • BIOL251 Human Anatomy & Physiology I
  • BIOL261 Human Anatomy & Physiology I Lab
  • BIOL252 Human Anatomy & Physiology II
  • BIOL262 Human Anatomy & Physiology II Lab

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Amphibian physiology: relationships between stress, immunity, and reproduction
  • Hormonal regulation of wound healing
  • Stress-induced changes in the distribution of circulating white blood cells

MOST RECENT PUBLICATIONS / PRESENTATIONS

  • Thomas, JR., Magyan, AJ., Freeman, PE., and Woodley, SK. 2017. Testing hypotheses about individual variation in plasma corticosterone in free-living salamanders. Journal of Experimental Biology. doi 10.1242/jeb.149765
  • Thomas, JR., and Woodley, SK. 2015. Treatment with corticosterone delays cutaneous wound healing in male and female salamanders. General and Comparative Endocrinology. 216:33-38.

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Distinguished Alumni Leadership Award/Young Alumni Achievement, 2017, Seton Hill University
Last Updated 11/17/17