Michael Francis

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Foods and Nutrition

Ph.D. Student

Address:
171 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602

E-Mail:

workOffice Phone: 716-534-0626

Education

Degree Field of Study Institution Graduation
Bachelor of Science Biochemistry SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry 2014

Research

Michael is conducting nutrigenomics research in the Micronutrient Proteomic Research Laboratory under the direction of Dr. Grider.

Current Research

I am currently looking at the effects of Zinc status on the expression of certain genes in the human genome. Specifically I am looking at associations between Zinc-activated transcription factors, miRNAs, and development pathways (osteogenic, inflammation).

Teaching

TA FDNS 2100 Fall 2017

Outreach

350.org: Student Leader, 2012-2014

Syracuse Animal Rights Organization: Member, 2012-2014

Syracuse Peace Council: Intern, 2013

Awards

Award Name Awarded By Year Awarded
Virgina Wilbanks Kilgore Scholarship UGA College of Family and Consumer Sciences 2017
Graduated Magna Cum Laude SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry 2014