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Barbara Frank

Barbara Frank, Ph.D.

Senior Lecturer/IF Advisor
Science Education

Office: Tingey Administration Bldg (Idaho Falls) 331

(208) 282-7899

Cytotoxicity of Nanoparticles Lab

Center for Higher Education Building (Idaho Falls), Room 108


1989, Ph.D. Biochemistry, Washington State University, Pullman, WA
1984, B.S. Biochemistry, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA

1989-1992, Postdoctoral fellow, Tumor necrosis factor receptor and cell signaling, Genentech, Inc.

Biographical Sketch

Dr. Frank has been teaching for the Department of Biological Sciences in Idaho Falls since 1998. Her teaching and research areas span a broad range of topics. Dr. Frank investigated cell cell communication in the male reproduction system while earning her doctorate at Washington State University. Her interest in cell cell communication continued while she performed post-doctoral research at Genentech, Inc. investigating the role of tumor necrosis factor receptor. Currently, Dr. Frank leads undergraduate students in Idaho Falls in the study of the potential cytotoxicity of nanoparticles.


BIOL 1100 Concepts Biology Human Concerns
BIOL 2207 Cell Biology Lab
BIOL 3301 Anatomy and Physiology I
BIOL 3302 Anatomy and Physiology II
BIOL 4432 Biochemistry
BIOL 4443 Endocrinology
BIOL 4451 Immunology
BIOL 4492 Senior seminar


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