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Deborah Good

Deborah J. Good, PhD

Associate Professor

Graduate Program Faculty

Molecular and Cellular Science

Role of bHLH transcription factors in hypothalamic gene expression, especially in the regulation of body weight, exercise, and motivation

Use of transgenic and knockout animals, and phylogenetic analysis of gene and allele evolution, as these relate to body weight control and human health

HNFE 3026 Metabolic Nutrition II
HNFE 4004 Seminar in HNFE Writing and Discourse
HNFE 4004: Seminar in Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise
HNFE 4514: Nutritional Genomics
HNFE 4994: Research in Metabolic Nutrition

2012, Sabbatical, Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research, Bad Nauheim, Germany
1997, Postdoctoral Scholar, Molecular Neuroendocrinology, NIH and NCI
1992, Ph.D., Molecular and Cellular Biology, Northwestern University
1987, B.S., Biomedical Research, SUNY College at Fredonia