Amy Abdulovic-Cui

Assistant Chair

Amy Abdulovic-Cui

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
  • GE 1018

Education

  • Ph.D., Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other Emory University, 2007

  • BS, Biochemistry Grove City College, 2001

Awards & Honors

  • Outstanding Service award College of Science and Mathematics, 2020

  • 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

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • BIOL 3200

    Genetics
  • BIOL 6970

    Intro to Research
  • CHEM 6970

    Intro. to Research
  • BIOL 1107L

    Prin. of Biology I Lab
  • BIOL 1107

    Principles of Biology I
  • BIOL 4750

    Developmental Biology

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

  • Lecturer Position Search Committee 2018 - 2019

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Development and editor of the department newsletter 2011 - 2018

    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 Graduate Council 2020 - Present

    Role: Attendee, Meeting
  • Curriculum and Academic Polices 2018 - 2020

    Role: Committee Member
  • CSM Executive Committee 2016 - 2018

  • CSM Promotion and Tenure Policy Committee 2015 - 2017

    Role: Committee Chair

University Service

  • IEAC- Assessment Improvement Task Force 2021 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Calendar Committee 2021 - Present

    Role: Attendee, Meeting
  • Committee on Committees 2021 - Present

    Role: Attendee, Meeting
  • University Curriculum and Academic Policies Committee 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Education Advisory Committee 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair

Professional Service

  • Summers of Discovery Curriculum Planning Committee 2009 - Present

    Role: Chairperson

Public Service

  • Science for Georgia 2021 - Present

    Role: Board Member