Dee Unglaub Silverthorn
Biographie de Dee Unglaub Silverthorn
Dee Unglaub Silverthorn studied biology as an undergraduate at Tulane University and went on to earn a Ph.D. in marine science at the University of South Carolina. Her research interest is epithelial transport, and work in her laboratory currently focuses on transport properties of the chick allantoic membrane. She began her teaching career in the Physiology Department at the Medical University of South Carolina but over the years has taught a wide range of students, from medical and college students to those still preparing for higher education. At the University of Texas she lectures in physiology, coordinates student laboratories in physiology, and instructs graduate students in a course on developing teaching skills in the life sciences. She has substantial experience with active learning the classroom, and has given workshops on subject at regional, national, and international conferences. Dee is currently chair of the Teach Section of the American Physiological Society an associate editor of Advances in Physiology Education. She works with members of the International Union of Physiological Sciences to improve physiology education in developing countries. She is also a member of the Human Anatomy, Physiology Society, the Association for Biology Laboratory Education, the Society for College Science Teaching, the American Association for Advancement of Science, and Sigma Xi. Her free time is sp creating multimedia fiber art and enjoying the Texas hill country with her husband, Andy, and their three dogs.