Susan McDowell

Associate Professor

CL 171c  Phone: 765-285-8846  

Department of Biology
Ball State University
Cooper Life Science Building, CL 121
Muncie, IN 47306

Related Link
Personal Web site

Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2001-2003
Lilly Research Laboratories, Indianapolis, IN
College of Medicine, University of Cincinnati Ph.D. 2001
Thomas More College B.A. 1987

Research Interests

Molecular toxicology


  • the role of phosphoinositide 3-kinase (PI3K) isoforms in human cardio-pulmonary health and disease progression
  • using site-directed mutagenesis to create dominant-negative PI3K mutant isoforms and adenoviral expression
  • the functions of specific isoforms in coronary artery endothelial cells and cardiac myocytes

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