Sami Case

Biomedical Sciences

About Sami

Dr. Sami Case is an assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences. Prior to joining CSU, he received his Ph.D. in Pharmacology from University of Kentucky College of Medicine. His doctoral research focused on how aging and sex can alter neuronal networks in the somatosensory cortex of awake, ambulating animals. He previously taught neuroscience, pharmacology, and anatomy & physiology at the undergraduate and graduate levels. At CSU, Dr. Case teaches neurobiology, pharmacology, and physiology across the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program and undergraduate programs in Biomedical Sciences and Neuroscience. His scholarly interests include ungrading, online learning, and enhancing biomedical education using laboratory-and computer-based applications. He also maintains an active research collaboration at UKCOM with Dr. Kristen Platt, creating online guided anatomical ID and quiz-based prosection modules for their medical gross anatomy course. Outside of work, he enjoys playing classical piano, tending to his plants, and spending time with his partner.


PhD in Pharmacology, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, 2023BSc in Neuroscience, Morehead State University, 2020


Graduate Teaching Certificate, Neuroscience Instruction, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, 2022