Kimberly JeckelAssistant Professor Biomedical Sciences
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Dr. Jeckel currently teaches Attributes of Living Systems (LIFE 102), Honors Physiological Concepts (BMS 296), and Pharmacology (BMS 450) at Colorado State University. She earned her undergraduate degree in Psychology at the University of San Diego, California, her M.S. (in Nutritional Sciences) and Ph.D. (in Biomedical Sciences) at Colorado State University. Dr. Jeckel’s past research focused on genetic regulation of placental and fetal development. Specifically, identifying the genes involved in fetal growth restriction using lentiviral-mediated shRNA and CRISPR knockdowns with sheep as the model. In addition to teaching, Dr. Jeckel works with learning assistants in Biology, and honors students in Biomedical Sciences, mentoring and directing their honors thesis projects. Dr. Jeckel is also helping to design and develop Applied Physiology Camp, to be offered to high school students in the community. She is originally from San Diego, California. Her interests include reading, skiing, running, scuba/cave diving, being outdoors, and traveling with her family.