Amy Abdulovic-Cui

Acting Assistant Chair

Amy Abdulovic-Cui

Acting Assistant Chair

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Science and Mathematics
Department of Biological Sciences

Bio

My position follows a high teaching model; I teach 12 credit hours a semester. Research and service each comprise 10% of my workload. My research focus is genetic mutation and diversity.

  • (706) 729-2126
  • SCI W2007

Education

  • Ph.D., Biological and Biomedical Scie Emory University, 2007

  • BS, Biochemistry. Grove City College, 2001

Awards & Honors

  • Awarded as a Co-Principal Investigator a Georgia Coastal Initiative Grant entitled “A Holistic Assessment of Noyes Cut on the Satilla River Estuary” 2016

  • Outstanding Young Faculty Award College of Science and Mathematics, 2015

  • Internal Funding awards for undergraduate research program 2012

  • Best Poster Presentation award winner Genetics and Environmental Mutagenesis Society Annual Fall Meeting , 2010

  • FARE (Fellows Award for Research Excellence) award winner 2010

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • BIOL 4750

    Developmental Biology
  • BIOL 3700

    Molecular Biology Laboratory
  • CURS 2990

    Undergrad Research I
  • BIOL 4950

    Selected Topics: Iceland: Giant Genome Proj.
  • BIOL 3200

    Genetics
  • BIOL 4990

    Undergrad Research

Teaching Interests

Undergraduate Biology for Non Science Majors Undergraduate Biology for Science Majors Genetics Developmental Biology Cancer Biology

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Mismatch Repair Balances Leading and Lagging Strand DNA Replication Fidelity, 2012
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Mechanisms of mutagenesis in vivo due to imbalanced dNTP pools, 2011
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • The in vitro fidelity of yeast DNA polymerase δ and polymerase eopen holoenzymes during dinucleotide microsatellite DNA synthesis, 2011
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • The effect of sequence context on spontaneous Polζ-dependent mutagenesis in Saccharomyces cerevisiae, 2008
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Identification of a strand-related bias in the PCNA-mediated bypass of spontaneous lesions by yeast Polη, 2007
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Department Service

  • Development and editor of the department newsletter 2011 - 2015

    Role: Other
  • Search Committee for Assistant Professor 2013 - 2014

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Updating the departmental website 2011 - 2014

    Role: Other
  • Search Committee for Assistant Professor 2012 - 2013

    Role: Committee Member

College Service

  • CSM Executive Committee 2016 - 2018

  • CSM Promotion and Tenure Policy Committee 2015 - 2017

    Role: Committee Chair

University Service

  • University Senate 2016 - 2018

    Role: University Senate Service
  • Grievance Committee 2015 - 2018

  • Education Technology Advisory Committee 2016 - 2017

  • Learning by Doing Curriculum Assessment Committee 2016 - 2017

  • VPAFA Search Committee 2016 - 2017

Professional Service

  • Summers of Discovery Curriculum Planning Committee 2009 - Present

    Role: Chairperson