Jeane Silva

Assistant Professor

Jeane Silva

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Allied Health Sciences
Department of Interdisciplinary Health Sciences: PhD in Applied Health Science

The Graduate School


  • EDS, Educational Leadership and Administration, General Georgia Regents University, 2013

  • MPA, Public Administration Georgia Regents University, 2010

  • Ph.D., Pharmacology Federal University of Ceara, 1997

  • BS, Biology/Biological Sciences, General Federal University of Ceara, 1985


  • Technologist in Molecular Biology American Society for Clinical Pathology, 2015

Awards & Honors

  • First-Year Experience and Faculty Development Office of First and Second Year Experiences, 2021

  • CURS Spring 2018 Grant AU Center for Undergraduate Research and Scholarship, 2018

  • Scholarly Activity Award AU Office of Faculty Development and Teaching Excellence, 2018

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • CLSC 4945

    Clinical Molecular Methods Lab
  • CLSC 7945

    Clinical Molecular Methods Lab
  • INQR 1000

    Fund. of Academic Inquiry
  • HPEC 7002

    Learning Theories
  • CAHS 8503

    Research Process
  • HPEC 7007

    Assessment Methods
  • CLSC 7990

    Clin Molecular Methds Intern
  • CAHS 8130

    Grant Writing
  • HPEC 7005

    Learning Objectives
  • BIOM 8080

    Neuroscience I
  • CAHS 9010

    Seminar - Research HealthCare

Teaching Interests

Molecular Diagnostics
Health Professions Education
Applied Research and Statistics
Research Process


Selected Recent Publications

  • Distinct signaling programs associated with progression of FGFR1 driven leukemia in a mouse model of stem cell leukemia lymphoma syndrome, 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Selective inactivation of LGI1 in neuronal precursor cells leads to cortical dysplasia in mice, 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • YM155 inhibits topoisomerase function., 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Homozygous Deletion of the LGI1 Gene in Mice Leads to Developmental Abnormalities Resulting in Cortical Dysplasia., 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Sepantronium is a DNA damaging agent that synergizes with PLK1 inhibitor volasertib., 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Cancer biomarkers and Drug discovery of anti-metastatic agents.
Molecular genetics of obesity
Cytogenetic profiling of patients diagnosed with leukemia/lymphomas
Instructional best practices for higher education classrooms

Department Service

  • Faculty Search Committee 2021 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Faculty Search Committee 2021 - 2021

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Faculty Search Committee 2021 - 2021

    Role: Committee Member
  • MLIRS Executive Committee 2018 - 2018

    Role: Committee Member

College Service

  • AH Research Council 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • Mindset Team 2021 - Present

    Role: Attendee, Meeting
  • Faculty Development Advisory Council 2021 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Academic Focus Area Steering Committees 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • AU Faculty Development Committee 2020 - 2022

    Role: Committee Member
  • AU Faculty Senator 2020 - 2022

    Role: University Senate Service