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bc_bio_phys_faculty_oliver_rush_h
Associate Professor
Department of Biology, Chemistry and
Environmental Health Sciences

OFFICE: Room 102 Alumni Hall
PHONE: 803-705-4621
EMAIL: rusho@benedict.edu

EDUCATION AND TRAINING:

Henderson State University, Arkadelphia, AR

B.S.

1976

Biology

Texas A and M University, Texarkana, TX

M.S
M.Ed.

1980
1987

Education
Education Administration

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

Ph.D.

1997

Zoology and Physiology

Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women's Health, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis MN

Post-Doctoral

1997-1999

Reproductive Endocrinology

COURSES TAUGHT:

Bio 140, Bio 147/148, Bio 233/234, Bio 248, Bio 310, Bio 340, Bio 341, Bio 342, Bio 343, Bio 430, Bio 445

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

Hormonal control of programmed cell death (PCD) in insect flight muscles, breast cancer and reproduction.

RECENT PUBLICATIONS:

Oliver RH, Albury ANJ, Mousseau TA (2007) Programmed cell death in flight muscles of the house cricket, Acheta domesticus. Journal of Insect Physiology

Khan SM, Oliver RH, Yeh J (2005) Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Inhibition by Tyrphostin 51 Induces Apoptosis in Luteinized Granulosa Cells. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism.

Albury ANJ. Oliver RH, Mousseau TA (December 2004) Acid Phosphatase Activity and Autophagy during Programmed Cell Death (PCD) of Cricket Flight Muscles. 44th American Society For Cell Biology, Washington, DC.

SPONSORED RESEARCH: NIH-RIMI, SC-BRIN, NASA SPACE GRANT, HHMI- Clemson SC-LIFE, SCICU

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