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Ann L. Boyd

Ann L. Boyd

Professor of Biology

Tel: 301-696-3683
Email: boyd@hood.edu
Office: Hodson Science & Technology Center, Room 161
Office hours: By appointment

Education

  • Ph.D., Louisiana State University
  • M.S., Northwestern State University
  • B.S., Northwestern State University

Courses taught

  • BIO 130 Biology of AIDS
  • BIO 316 Genetics
  • BMS 524 Molecular Genetics
  • BMS 525 Virology
  • BMS 542 Science and Ethics
  • INST 306 Biomedical Ethics

Research and teaching interests

Microinjection is a precise method of introducing DNA, RNA, protein or any water soluble material into a living cell to subsequently study the expression and effect within the cell. The technique has been applied in research projects focused on gene expression in systems appropriate to study cancer, viral pathogenesis and development of antiviral and antioncogenic strategies.