Armstrong Atlantic State University Savannah Georgia

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Dr. Traci Ness

Assistant Professor
Office: SC1012
912.344.3265
Traci.Ness@armstrong.edu
Director of the STEP Program

Courses Taught

  • BIOL 1107 - Principles of Biology I
  • BIOL 2275 - Microorganisms and Disease
  • BIOL 3520 - Medical Microbiology
  • BIOL 4400 - Virology
  • BIOL 4650 - Immunology
  • BIOL 4801 - Senior Seminar in General Biology
  • BIOL 4803 - Senior Seminar in Cell/Molecular Biology
  • BIOL 4910 - Research

Academic Profile

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow - University of Michigan, 2001-2006.
  • Ph.D. - Molecular Genetics and Microbiology - University of Florida, 2001
  • B.S. - Marine Science, Minor Chemistry - Eckerd College, 1995
  • Adjunct Instructor - Jackson Community College, 2005-2006

Research Interests

  • Innate immunology including cytokines and their receptors, toll-like receptors (TLRs) and other pattern recognition receptors, and macrophage phagocytosis and killing.
  • Bacterial and viral pathogenesis, mechanisms of immune evasion by pathogens, and macrophage responses to pathogens.