Justus Ike, Ph.D.
Dr Ike teaches Human Anatomy and Physiology, Cell Biology, General Biology to undergraduate students, and to post-baccalaureate trainees. Dr Ike is particularly interested in implementing a pre-health post-baccalaureate program for those under-represented in medicine, dentistry, advanced practice nursing, and in pharmacy, including both individuals from traditionally minority populations and those who have served in the armed services.
Associate Professor of Biology at Fisk University, Nashville Tennessee from 1989 – to present.
Taught the following courses: Human Anatomy and Physiology, Cell Biology, Natural Science (230), General Biology, and Senior Seminar to undergraduate students; Human Anatomy and Physiology to Post Baccalaureate students from MeharryMedical College from 1998 to 2001; Cell Physiology, SystemicAnatomy, and Graduate Seminar to graduate students at Fisk University.
Assistant Professor of Biology at Fisk University, Nashville Tennessee from 1984 – 1988.
Taught Human Anatomy and Phyysiology, Cell Biology, Senior Seminar and Biological Science to undergraduate students; Systemic Anatomy to graduate students.
Adjunct Professor at Tennessee State University, Nashville, Tennessee from 1995 – 2012.
Taught Human Anatomy and Physiology, Pathophysiology and Biophysical Science. United Negro College Fund Premedical Summer Institute at Fisk
University, Nashville, Tennessee 37208, from 1984 –1993 and 2005, Taught Human Anatomy/Physiology to UNCF Premedical students.
Fisk University AMP/Pre-College Summer Program 2005
Associate Professor & Chairman - Biology Department Fisk University 2003- Spring 2010.
Serviced as a consultant for 2004 NASA/SNAPS summer program at Meharry Graduate School, Nashville, TN.
Honors and Societies:
Beta Kappa Chi National Scientific Honor Society
Regional Council Member, Central
The Society of Sigma Xi
Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers 1998
Middle Tennessee Chapter Society for Neuroscience
VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, Department of Pharmacology, Nashville, Tennessee 37232-6600 Research (Visiting Research Professor) in summers of 1992, 1993, and1993/1994 academic year.
NAVY-ASEE SUMMER FACULTY RESEARCH PROGRAM. Summer 1999. Naval Medical Research Institute, Diving and Environmental Physiology Department, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD 20889-5607.
Supervised one graduate student and three undergraduates students for three years. Veronica Mackey is presently at Meharry Medical College, Graduate School, pursuing a Ph.D. degree in Pharmacology. Terry Robinson is presently in College of Podiatry Medicine.
Yolanda Dale received M.S. degree in 2004 from Fisk University
Mentor: Undergraduate Students
Ms. Geryl Montryce Wood. 1989. Organization of the temporal auditory cortex in rats. [ M.S. degree, Fisk University, completed 1989]
Ms. Yolanda R. Dale. 2004. Effects of phenylketonuria on the serotonergic system. [M.S. degree, Fisk University, completed 2004]
Graduate Theses Advisor 2010 - 2012:
Ashly Gunn. The correlation of golgi-derived microtubule abundance and function
Kelechi Okereke. The role of exosomes in tissue culture (cell lines)
Godwin Odum. Benzo(a) pyrene-induced sertoli cell damage as an indicator of male infertility
Ike, Justus, Herve’ Canton and Elaine Sanders-Bush. 1995.Developmental switch in the hippocampal serotonin receptor linked to phosphoinositide hydrolysis. Brain Res. 678 : 49-54.
Ike, J., P. Sangan, and M. Ganasakaran. 1992. Purification and Properties of lactate dehydrogensae from Nocardia asteroids. Microbios 69 : 119-127.
Y. Dale, V. Mackey, R. Mushi. A. Nyanda, M. Maleque, J. Ike. Simultaneous measurement of phenylalanine and tyrosine in phenylketonuric plasma and dried blood by high-performance liquid chromatography. J. Chromatogr. B. 788 (2003) 1-8.
Y. Dale, V. Mackey, A. Nyanda, M. Maleque, J.Ike. Determination of biogenic amines and metabolites by HPLC with UV detector from induced phenylketonuric rat brain regions. (Submitted to Eur. J. Neuroscience)
Tene’ L. Smith1, Shayla T. Merry1, Deacqunita L. Harris2, J. Joe Ford3, Justus Ike1, Anthony E. Archibong4, and Aramandla Ramesh2. Species-Specific testicular and hepatic microsomal metabolism of benzo(a)pyrene,an ubiquitous toxicant and endocrine disruptor. Toxicology in Vitro 2007; 21: 753 – 758.
Associate Professor of Biology
DANA COLLEGE, Blair, Nebraska, 68008
B. A. degree 1975. Major: Biology and General Science (Mathematics, Chemistry & Physics)
ATLANTA UNIVERSITY, Atlanta, Georgia, 30314
M. S. degree 1979. Major: Biology
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