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Department of Biology at Illinois State University
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Dr. Cynthia Moore

Associate Professor of Biological Sciences
Director, Biology Teacher Education
  • BIOGRAPHY
  • I am a molecular biologist with interests in human cancer genetics and science education.
  • CURRENT COURSES
  • BSC 204.Sec 003 Biological Investigations
  • BSC 329.Sec 001 Human Genetics
  • BSC 287.Sec 001 Independent Study
  • BSC 161.Sec 001 Introduction To Teaching Science Seminar
  • BSC 290.Sec 019 Research In Biological Sciences
  • TEACHING INTERESTS
  • I teach the BSC 329 Human Genetics course as well as two courses in the Biology Teacher Education program. I am course coordinator for BSC 204, Biological Investigations
  • Ph D Microbiology and Immunology / Cancer research and drug metabolism - 1978
  • Temple University School of Medicine
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Dissertation/Thesis topic: The RElationship Between the Biological Activity and Metabolism of the Polycyclic Hydrocarbons in Cultured Fibroblasts from Mammalian Species of Widely Differing Lifespans
  • SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
  • Knapp, A.K., Barrett, J.E. and Moore, C. J. Prompting Teacher Geometric Reasoning through Coaching in a Dynamic Geometry Software Context. School Science and Mathematics 116: 326–337, 2016.
  • PRESENTATIONS
  • FUNDED GRANTS
  • John A Dossey Award for Outstanding Teaching
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • 2010
  • College of Arts and Sciences Outstanding College Teacher (Sciences) Award
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • 2006
  • College of Arts and Sciences Outstanding Service Award
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • 2004