Mike Dorrell, Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor of Biology
  • Phone: 619.849.2962

Education

  • B.A., Chemistry and Math, Simpson College
  • Ph.D., Biological Sciences, The Scripps Research Institute

Background

Post-doctoral fellowship-Cell and Developmental Biology, The Scripps Research Institute (2004-2009)

COURSES TAUGHT


Undergraduate Courses:

Advanced Cell Biology
Cell Biology and Biochemistry
Developmental Biology
Human Biology and Bioethics
Research Methods and Bioinformatics

Senior Seminar

Graduate Courses:

Cell Biology
Developmental Biology
Perspectives on Science

Research

In the Dorrell lab, we study angiogenesis (the growth of blood vessels) as it relates to normal development and tumor progression in order to better understand development, identify key differences between developmental and pathological angiogenesis, and develop novel modalities of anti-angiogenic cancer treatments.

Learn more about Dr. Dorrell's research and view photos:

Download Research Summary

Download Research Photo Documents:

2013 Research Poster

2012 Research Poster

2012 Research Students

2011 Research Poster

2010 Research Poster

2009 Research Poster

Interests

Biology Graduate Program

Perspectives on Science - Teachers' Seminar Series

Tri Beta - National Biological Honor Society

University NOW - Under-represented High School Students

BioLogy by the Sea - Teachers' Workshop