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DAGMARA MOTRIUK-SMITH

Assistant Lecturer and UW-C/CC INBRE Project Lead

Contact:
E-mail: motriuk@uwyo.edu
Phone: 307-268-2542
Office: Loftin Life Science, LS 101
Laboratory:  Loftin Life Science, LS 117

Education:
Ph.D., Molecular Biology, University of Wyoming, 2005
B.S., University of Wyoming, 1998 

Research interests: 
molecular evolution, taxonomy, gene structure, protein folding.

Teaching:
Cell Biology, Scientific Communication, Problems, Introduction to Molecular Biology.

Recent Publications:
Wu L, O'Kane AM, Peng H, Bi Y, Motriuk-Smith D, Ren J. SARS-CoV-2 and cardiovascular complications: From molecular mechanisms to pharmaceutical management. Biochem Pharmacol. 2020. 178:114114.

McAllister CT, Motriuk-Smith D, McCurdy H, Seville RS, Flaherty EA. Coccidian parasites of flying squirrels, Glaucomys spp. (Rodentia:Sciuridae), from Alaska and Arkansas, with a description of a new species of Eimeria (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae). J. Parasitol. 2020. 106: 406-410

McAllister CT, Motriuk-Smith D, McCurdy H, Seville RS, Flaherty EA. Coccidian Parasites of Flying Squirrels, Glaucomys spp. (Rodentia: Sciuridae), from Alaska and Arkansas, with a Description of a New Species of Eimeria (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae). J Parasitol. 2020. 106(3):406-410.

McAllister CT, Motriuk-Smith D, Scott Seville R. A new species of Eimeria Schneider, 1885 (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) from the eastern gray squirrel, Sciurus carolinensis (Rodentia: Sciuridae: Sciurinae: Sciurini) from Oklahoma, USA. Syst Parasitol. 2019. 96(4-5):417-421.

McAllister CT, Motriuk-Smith D, Kerr CM. Three new coccidians (Cyclospora, Eimeria) from eastern moles, Scalopus aquaticus (Linnaeus) (Mammalia: Soricomorpha: Talpidae) from Arkansas, USA. Syst Parasitol. 2018.95(2-3):271-279.

McAllister CT, Motriuk-Smith D, Kerr CM, Carmen KN, Seville RS, Connior MB. A new eimerian (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae), from ornate box turtle, Terrapene ornata (Agassiz) (Testudines: Emydidae) from northwest Arkansas, USA. Syst Parasitol. 2017. 94(2):293-298.

Hobbies:
Swimming, skiing, hiking, travel

 

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