Dr. Scott Medler to join Biology Department August 2011
Dr. Scott Medler joins Biology Department
The Biology Department welcomed Dr. Scott Medler, Assistant Professor of Biology, in August 2011. Dr. Medler teaches courses in Mammalian Physiology, Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy, Muscles and Movement and Human Biology, and is planning to offer a course in Neurobiology. His research program focuses on the cellular and molecular organization of skeletal muscles and how these properties change in response to development, exercise, and other demands and activity. He also offers important support to the pre-health and science education programs.
Dr. Medler received his B.S. in Zoology from Texas A&M, and his PHD in Zoology from Louisiana State University. He was an NIH Postdoctoral fellow in the Biology Department at Colorado State University, and, most recently a Research Assistant Professor at the University of Buffalo. Dr. Medler has 18 peer-reviewed articles to his credit, has given numerous professional presentations and has been the recipient of $400,000 in grant money, most from the National Institutes of Health.