Colleen Davis


Colleen Davis


Academic Appointment(s)

College of Science and Mathematics
Department of Biological Sciences

  • (706) 729-2333
  • SCI C2018


  • Ph.D., Genome Sciences/Genomics Georgia Regents University, 2013

  • MS, Bioinformatics Georgia Institute of Technolog, 2007

  • BS, Biology/Biological Sciences, General Siena College, 2006

Awards & Honors

  • Caught in the Act of Great Teaching Office of Faculty Development and Teaching Excellence, 2015

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • BIOL 1101

    Fundamentals of Biology
  • BIOL 1101L

    Fundamentals of Biology Lab
  • BIOL 3700

    Molecular Biology Laboratory
  • BIOL 3400

    Cell Biology: Cell and Molecular Biology
  • BIOL 1107L

    Prin. of Biology I Lab


Selected Recent Publications

  • The adipokine leptin mediates muscle- and liver-derived IGF-1 in aged mice., 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Caloric restriction and the adipokine leptin alter the SDF-1 signaling axis in bone marrow and in bone marrow derived mesenchymal stem cells., 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • The aromatic amino acid tryptophan stimulates skeletal muscle IGF1/p70s6k/mTor signaling in vivo and the expression of myogenic genes in vitro., 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • , 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Risk of type 1 diabetes progression in islet autoantibody-positive children can be further stratified using expression patterns of multiple genes implicated in peripheral blood lymphocyte activation and function, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Department Service

  • Writing Letters of Recommendation 2016 - Present

    Role: Mentor
  • Principles Of Biology Lab Training/Preparation 2015 - Present

College Service

  • Living Learning Community: Social Committee 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • PKP Conference Planning Committee 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • 2016 - Present

    Role: Attendee, Convocation
  • Caught in the Act Review Committee 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Phi Kappa Phi Presentation Judge 2016

    Role: Committee Member