Biology Department

Contact Info
pearson@bucknell.edu  

Educational Background
Ph.D. University of Kansas

Recent Activities
Bucknell In London Program (Fall semester)
Society of Sigma Xi (The Scientific Research Society) Bucknell Chapter Contact

Research Interests
Immunobiology, immune function. Auto-immune disease: lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis. Role of fat cells in the activity of immune function; measuring insulin-like growth hormones in lemurs during seasonal growth. Lectin binding in immune situations. Techniques in research include: ELISA, gel electrophoresis, western blots, dot blots, biotin labeling, fluorescent labeling, cell culture (adipocytes and lymphocytes) and localized hemolysis in gel.

Online Courses (To be added)
BI 121 General Biology (Fall Semester '97)
BI 122 General Biology ( Summer)
BI 348 Immunobiology (Spring '98)
BI 335 Metabolism (Spring '98)