Natural & Behavioral Sciences
DAWN FROEMSDORF ROBERTS
Associate Professor of
NATURAL SCIENCES DEPARTMENT
1993 MS, Biology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
1990 BS, Biology, Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO
1995 to Assistant Professor, Department of Natural Sciences, Pellissippi
Present State Technical Community College, Knoxville, TN. Lead instructor of Anatomy and
Physiology II; instructor of General Biology II.
1993-1995 Instructor, Department of Biology and Environmental Sciences, Morehead State University,
Morehead, KY. Organization and teaching of freshman biology non-major lecture classes,
freshman biology major laboratory classes and Human Physiology lecture classes for
1992-1993 Laboratory Coordinator/Teaching Assistant, Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue
University, West Lafayette, IN. Management of materials, organization and supervision of
fifteen teaching assistants, and teaching of the laboratory section of "Biology for Elementary Teachers."
1990-1992 Teaching Assistant, Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.
Teaching of several freshman and sophomore biology laboratory courses.
Developed computer teaching, organization, supervision and public relation skills.
1988-1990 Southeast Missouri State University Biological Research Program, Cape Girardeau,
MO,Undergraduate Research, Dr. Allen Gathman, Department of Biology. Induction of
tetraploidy in Cuphea
lanceolata Aiton through colchicine treatment for use in a genetic study of the relatedness
of various Cuphea species.
1990 Graduate Research, Dr. Joann Otto, Department of Biological Sciences. investigation of buffers
for maximal recovery of vinculin and talin in the cytoskeletal portion of cell extracts using western
1991 Graduate Research, Dr. E.J. Taparowsky, Department of Biological Sciences. Northern Blot
investigation of c-myc RNA transcript expression in 10T1/2 cells.
1991 Graduate Research, Dr. Stanley Rane, Department of Biological Sciences. Investigation of
calcium channels in 3T3 cells and normal cells involving patch-clamping techniques.
Graduate Research, Dr. Curtis Aschendel, Department of Medicinal Chemistry. Isolation
and activity characterization of p21-ras expressed in E.coli.
1991-1992 Graduate Research, Dr. Harry Charbonneau, Department of Biochemistry. Isolation and
characterization of lyn kinase expressed in E.coli for use in production of substrates for tyrosine
phosphatase assays, and the purification of suitable substrates.
1993 Graduate Research, Dr. Douglas Knudson, Department of Forestry and Natural Resources.
Investigation of county park interpretive center financial management.
National Association of Bilogy Teachers
Human Anatomy and Physiology Society
Tennessee Academy of Science
The Center for the Advancement of Cancer Education
Awarded Tenure at Pellissippi State Technical Community College in 1999
Graduated Magna Cum Laude from Southeast Missouri State University
Governor's Scholarship recipient
Dean's List award
Last Updated: Aug. 21, 2013