Michele Malotky

Departments and Positions:
Biology, Associate Professor of Biology
School Extension 316.2250
St. Olaf College, BA, '85
Northwestern University, PHD, '94

Research Interests

  • Neuorimmune modulation and autoimmunity
  • Innate immunity and host/pathogen interactions in Caenorhabditus elegans
  • Endocrine disrupting chemicals and endocrine signaling pathways in C. elegans

Courses Taught

  • FYE 101: First Year Experience ("Pandemics: Past and Present" and "Human Diversity: The Biology and Significance of Race, Gender and Sexuality")
  • BIOL 111: Integrative Biology: Molecules and Cells
  • BIOL 313: Molecular Cell Biology
  • BIOL 291: Introduction to Scientific Inquiry
  • BIOL 340: Psychobiology
  • BIOL 343: Sensory Systems
  • IDS 416: Biotechnology and Society

Campus and Community Involvement

  • Co-director of the Collegiate Academy of the North Carolina Academy of Science (CANCAS)
  • North Carolina Academy of Science, Member
  • TriBeta National Honor Society and Biology Club, Faculty Advisor