Pamela Martin

Associate Professor

Pamela Martin

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

The Graduate School
Department of Graduate Studies

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Ophthalmology

  • (706) 721-4220
  • (706) 721-6608
  • CN 1175

Education

  • Ph.D., Cell Bio and Anatomy Medical College of Georgia, 2003

  • BS, Bio, General Paine College, 1994

Awards & Honors

  • Students' Faculty Choice Award for Teaching Excellence Student Educational Enrichment Program, Medical College of Georgia, 2016

  • MCG Exemplary Teaching Award for Medical Student Education Faculty Senate/Medical College of Georgia, 2015

  • Students' Faculty Choice Award for Teaching Excellence Student Educational Enrichment Program, Medical College of Georgia, 2015

  • Students' Faculty Choice Award for Teaching Excellence Student Educational Enrichment Program, Medical College of Georgia, 2014

  • International Society for Eye Research (ISER) Travel Fellowship XX Biennial Meeting of ISER, Berlin, Germany, 2012

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • COGS 8021

    Biochem & Gene Regulation
  • MEDI 5592

    ECM 1-PBL
  • MEDI 6592

    ECM 2-PBL
  • BCMB 8340

    Elements of Scientific Pres
  • BCMB 9210

    Investigation of Problem
  • MEDI 5150

    Mod 1: Cell & Molecular Basis
  • OPTH 5002

    Opthalmology Rsch Elect
  • BCMB 9010

    Seminar in BMB
  • ANAT 9010

    Seminar in Cell Bio-Anm
  • MEDS 3000

    Biological Chemistry
  • BCMB 8201

    Cur Topics & Tech in MB
  • COGS 8060

    Intro to Research II

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Activation of gpr109a inhibits CCR7-dependent chemotaxis of peripheral blood leukocytes, 2017
    Other
  • Monomethylfumarate induces NAD+ and SIRT1 in Human Retinal Pigment Epithelial Cells: Relevance to Development of New Therapies for Dry AMD, 2017
    Other
  • Blockade of the NLRP3 inflammasome activation in diabetic retina by the ketone metabolite beta-hydroxybutyrate, 2016
    Other
  • Fumaric acid esters as potential therapies for treating degenerative retinal disease, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • GPR109A activation reduces macrophage infiltration and subsequent neurodegeneration in a non-autoimmune model of uveitis, 2016
    Other

Department Service

  • BMB Education Committee 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Graduate Program in Biochemistry and Cancer Biology Advisory Committee 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Faculty Recruitment Committee 2014 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Promotion and Tenure Committee 2014

    Role: Committee Member
  • BMB Departmental Seminar Series 2012 - 2013

    Role: Committee Chair

College Service

  • Culver Vision Discovery Institute Vision Science Training Program (T32 and P30) Grant Initiative 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • UGA-AU Seed Grant Research Award Program 2015 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Culver Vision Discovery Institute Pilot Research Project Award Program 2010 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Faculty Research Advisory Committee, STAR Program 2010 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • J. Charles Eldridge Award for Outstanding STAR student 2010 - Present

    Role: Other

University Service

  • AU-UGA Seed Grant Award Program 2016 - Present

    Role: Grant Proposal Reviewer, Internal
  • Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • eBiomedicine 2016 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • Scientific reports 2016 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • Inflammation 2015 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • Journal of Cell Science 2015 - Present

  • ZRG1 F02B-D NIH Sensory and Motor Neuroscience, Cognition and Perception Fellowship Study Section 2015 - Present

    Role: Member