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M. Brennan Harris

Associate Professor

Office : Adair Hall 110
Phone : 757-221-2757
Email : [[mbharr]]
Webpage : {{http://www.wm.edu/as/kinesiology/mcplab }}

Area of Specialization

Exercise physiology, cardiovascular physiology

Education
  • Post-doctoral Fellow, Vascular Biology, Medical College of Georgia 1999-2002. (Mentor: Richard C. Venema, Ph.D.)
  • Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin 1999. (Mentor: Joseph W. Starnes, Ph.D.)
  • M.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1995
  • B.S. College of William & Mary 1993
Courses Taught
  • Freshman Seminar: Physiology of the Marathon (KINE 150W)
  • Human Physiology (KINE 304)
  • Issues in Health (KINE 320)
  • Exercise Physiology (KINE 442)
  • Independent Study in Kinesiology & Health Sciences (KINE 470, 471)
  • Kinesiology & Health Sciences Research (KINE 480, 481)
  • Honors in Kinesiology & Health Sciences (KINE 495, 496)
Research
Fellowship and Grants
  • NIH (R15) Academic Research Enhancement Award, for “Resistance training improvements in age-associated endothelial dysfunction,” 9/15/10-5/31/14
  • The Jeffress Memorial Trust, for "Effects of exercise on SIRT1 expression and vascular function," 1/1/09-12/31/11
  • NIH (R15) Academic Research Enhancement Award, for “Regulation of eNOS by the cell division cycle homolog, cdc37,” 1/1/06-12/31/08
  • Scientist Development Grant, American Heart Association National Center, for “Mechanisms of eNOS phosphorylation and activation by HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors,” 1/1/04-12/30/07
  • Individual National Research Service Award (NRSA) for “Interaction of Hsp90 and the endothelial nitric oxide synthase,” 12/31/00-12/30/03
  • American Heart Association Postdoctoral Fellowship, Southern and Ohio Valley Research Consortium for “Interaction of Hsp90 and the endothelial nitric oxide synthase,” 7/1/00-12/31/00
  • American College of Sports Medicine Foundation Grant for “Development of cardioprotection during an exercise program”, 7/1/98-6/30/99
Service
  • Committee on Degrees, The College of William & Mary (2013-present)
  • Webmaster Institute for Pilgrimage Studies; Coordinating team for Annual Symposium for Pilgrimage Studies (2012-present)
  • Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), 2011-2013
  • Assistant Chair for Outreach, Dept. of Kinesiology & Health Sciences, The College of William & Mary (2009-2012)
  • Editorial Board, World Journal of Cardiology, 2013-present
  • Editorial Board, Adaptive Medicine, 2009-present
  • Grant reviewer for the American Heart Association, Molecular Signaling Study Section (2008, 2009)
  • Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC), 2006-2009