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Karen Kabnick , Ph.D.

Karen Kabnick, PhD

Associate Teaching Professor
Department of Biology
Office: PISB 221 B
Phone: 215.895.6695


  • ScB, Brown University
  • PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Selected Publications:

  • Simon J Read, Andrew A Parsons, David C Harrison, Karen Philpott, Karen Kabnick, Shawn O'Brien, Steven Clark, Mary Brawner, Stewart Bates, Israel Gloger, Jeffrey J Legos and Frank C Barone. 2001. Stroke Genomics: Approaches to Identify, Validate, and Understand Ischemic Stroke Gene Expression. Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow & Metabolism. 21, 755-778.
  • Kabnick KS and Peattie DA. 1990. In situ Analyses Reveal that the Two Nuclei of Giardia lamblia are Equivalent. Jour. of Cell Sci. 95. 353-360.
  • Kabnick KS and Housman DE. 1988. Determinants That Contribute to Cytoplasmic Stability of Human c-fos and ß-Globin mRNAs Are Located at Several Sites in Each mRNA. Molec. and Cell. Biol. 8. 3244-3250.
    Fain JN, Kabnick KS and Li S-Y. 1981. Effects of Mellitin on Adipocyte Metabolism Unrelated to Lysophospholipid Accumulation. Biochim.
    Biophys. Acta. 677. 274-279.
  • Kabnick KS and Peattie DA. 1991. Giardia: A Missing Link Between Prokaryotes and Eukaryotes. American Scientist. 79. 34-43.

Courses Taught

  • BIO100/107 - Applied Cells, Genetics & Physiology
  • BIO108 - Cells, Genetics & Physiology Lab
  • BIO116 - How Your Body Works--Or Not
  • BIO122 - Cells and Genetics
  • BIO141 - Essential Biology
  • BIO212 - Biotechnology
  • BIO223 - Parasitology
  • BIO244 - Genetics I
  • BIO218 - Principles of Molecular Biology
  • BIO480-061 - Exploring Parasites Laboratory
  • BIO480-061/2 - Dictyostelium Research
  • UNIV 101 Fall
  • UNIV 101 Winter