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The Schools of Nursing and Pharmacy operate on both the Oxford and Jackson campuses. The Schools of Dentistry, Health Related Professionals and Medicine, and the Health Sciences Graduate School, are based in Jackson only. (Additional healthcare programs are available through the School of Applied Sciences on the Oxford campus.) Other than these exceptions, the schools above are on the Oxford campus.

Faculty Profile

Kristine L Willett

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Biomolecular Sciences
CHAIR AND PROFESSOR OF PHARMACOLOGY & ENVIRONMENTAL TOXICOLOGY IN BIOMOLECULAR SCIENCES AND RESEARCH PROFESSOR IN THE RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES
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303A FASER HALL, SCHOOL OF PHARMACY
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-6691
Joined UM: 08/01/2000

Areas of Expertise

  • ANTICANCER RESEARCH
  • BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH
  • CANCER, CHEMOPREVENTION
  • CHEMISTRY, RELATED ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS
  • ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY
  • ENVIRONMENTAL TOXICOLOGY
  • FISH
  • GENE EXPRESSION, KNOCK OUT
  • MARINE BIOLOGY
  • MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, CANCER
  • MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, GENE EXPRESSION
  • MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, TRANSCRIPTION REGULATION
  • TOXICOLOGY STUDIES

Brief Bio

Kristine L. Willett is an Professor of Pharmacology and Environmental Toxicology, Chair of the Department of BioMolecular Sciences, and the Graduate Student Coordinator for the Environmental Toxicology Division. She received he PhD from Texas A&M University in 1997, following a BA in Chemistry from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. She completed postdoctoral fellowships at Indiana University and Duke University prior to coming to Ole Miss. Her research interests include using fish models to study mechanisms of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon and cannabinoid toxicity as well as in new dru discovery for cancer and epilepsy. She is an Associate Editor for Toxicologica Sciences. At UM, she teaches both graduate and undergraduate toxicology and environmental toxicology courses and in the Honors College.

Degrees

BA
CHEMISTRY
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA/CHAPEL HILL, NORTH CAROLINA (1993)
PHD
TOXICOLOGY
TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY/COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS (1997)

Committee Memberships

Assessment Committee - Sch of Pharmacy
Other Kind of Committee
Council on Community Engagement
Other Kind of Committee
University Standing Committee

Awards

School of Pharmacy Faculty Service Award
2014
School of Pharmacy Distinguished Teaching Scholar
2014
School of Pharmacy Distinguished Teaching Scholar
2015
School of Pharmacy Distinguished Teaching Scholar
2016
School of Pharmacy, Faculty Instructional Innovations Award
2017
Faculty Achievement Award
2017