Ruth McDowell

  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology

Areas of Study

Education

  • BS, Duke University 
  • PhD, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Biography

McDowell’s research investigates the role of cell metabolism and reactive oxygen species production in ecology, evolution, and human disease. She teaches a core course on molecular biology, cell biology, and biochemistry (Biol 213) and upper-level courses on Marine and Chemical Ecology.

Fall 2021

Ethnobiology — FYSP 083
Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, and Biochemistry — BIOL 213
Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, and Biochemistry Lab — BIOL 214

Spring 2022

Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, and Biochemistry — BIOL 213
Chemical Ecology — BIOL 303

Notes

Ruth McDowell publishes research article

December 1, 2020

Ruth McDowell, visiting assistant professor of biology, published a research article in the journal Nature Immunology with a group at the Cleveland Clinic.

Ruth McDowell Publishes

February 26, 2020

Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology Ruth McDowell published an article in the American Journal of Physiology on her research at the Cleveland Clinic.