Dr. Elizabeth Gardner

Assistant Professor of Biology


Professional Education

  • Bachelors of Science in Microbiology - Indiana University
  • Ph.D. in Pharmacology - Indiana University Medical Center
  • Postdoctoral Fellow - University of California at San Diego

Courses taught

  • Human Anatomy & Physiology
  • Immunology
  • Pharmacology
  • Human Biology
  • Cell Biology
  • Pathophysiology

Web Sites of Interest

Research Interests

Although retired from active research, I am still very interested in the effects of hormones, especially insulin on the biochemical pathways and modification of the hormone's effects on tissues.

Pedagogical Interests

Human biology is not a stagnant series of terms to be memorized. Instead, it is a series of interactions and interrelationships. I enjoy helping the student understand how these relationships work and why it is important to keep certain components like body temperature or glucose levels within a certain range.

Journals of Interest

  • Science
  • Endocrinology
  • New England Journal of Medicine

Professional Activities

  • Endocrinology Society
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology Society
  • AAAS (American Association for Advancement of Science)

Contact Information

Elizabeth Gardner, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biology
Science & Mathematics Department Chair

     Bernardine Hall 23


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