Amanda Francis

Academic Laboratory Instructing Assistant



  • B.S. Biology, West Liberty State College, 2005
  • M.A. Education, West Liberty University, 2017


  • Bio 106 – Life Science for Non-Majors Lab
  • Bio 210 – Fundamentals of Biomedical Terminology
  • Phys 190 – Physical World (Online)
  • Phys 191 – Physical World Lab
  • Phys 315 – Trends & Issues in Science Education

Recent Publications:

Dementieva, Y., Green, T. L., Primerano, D. A., Wei, L., Denvir, J., Wehner, P., & … Warren, S. (2012). Identification of genes contributing to cardiovascular disease in overweight and obese individuals from West Virginia. The West Virginia Medical Journal, 108(1), 23.

Dvoracek, L. A., Kreisberg, J. I., McKinney, J., Schmid, G., Francis, A. D., Kacmarik, K., … Kreisberg, R. (2010). Lovastatin inhibits oxidized L-A-phosphatidylcholine B-arachidonoyl-gamma-palmitoyl (ox-PAPC)-stimulated interleukin-8 mRNA and protein synthesis in human aortic endothelial cells by depleting stores of geranylgeranyl pyrophosphate. Atherosclerosis, 208(1), 50-55. Retrieved from

Dvoracek, L., Kreisberg, J., McKinney, J., Schmid, G., Francis, A., Lee, H. M., … Kreisberg, R. (2009). Oxidized L-A-phosphatidylcholine B-arachidonoyl-gamma-palmitoyl (oxPAPC) induces Increased Synthesis of mRNA and protein expression for IL-6 in Human Aortic Endothelial Cells.The FASEB Journal, 23(1), lb264. doi:10.1096/fj.1530-6860.

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Phone: (304) 336-8146
E-Mail: [email protected]
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College Union Box 172
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