Bailey, Liz


Email: 1mj{`cbjmfzAczv/fev  (Email Form)

2122  LSB
Provo, UT 84602
(801) 422-0871

Assistant Professor

Curriculum Vitae

Alternate (maiden) name I publish under: Elizabeth Gibbons
 Teaching Interests
Introductory Biology for Non-Majors
Introductory Biology for Majors
Cell Biology
 Research Interests
Pedagogical Methods, Gender Gaps in Biology Education, Membrane Biophysics
  • PhD, Physiology and Developmental Biology, Brigham Young University, 2013
  • BS, Biophysics, Brigham Young University, 2008

Academic - Post-Secondary
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Brigham Young University, 2014-Present
  • Adjunct Faculty, Salt Lake Community College, 2014-2014
  • Adjunct Faculty, Brigham Young University, 2013-2014

  • Society for the Advancement of Biology Education Research, 2012-Present
  • Biophysical Society, 2008-Present
 Courses Taught

Summer 2016
  • BIO 494R: Mentored Research Section 023
Winter 2016
  • BIO 100: Principles of Biology Section 011, 012
  • BIO 494R: Mentored Research Section 025
Fall 2015
  • BIO 100: Principles of Biology Section 007, 008
  • BIO 494R: Mentored Research Section 026
Summer 2015
  • BIO 100: Principles of Biology Section 006
  • BIO 494R: Mentored Research Section 047

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Vaughn AR, Bell TA, Gibbons E, Hirsche K, Moulton E, Schwab M, Nelson J, Bell JD. 2015. Relationships between membrane water molecules and patman equilibration kinetics at temperatures far above the phosphatidylcholine melting point. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta-Biomembranes. 1848(4):942-950.  doi:10.1016/j.bbamem.2014.12.021

Gibbons E, Murri M, Grabner A, Moss E, Campbell LJ, Nelson J, Judd AM, Bell JD. 2014. Ionomycin causes susceptibility to phospholipase A2 while temperature-induced increases in membrane fluidity fail: possible involvement of actin fragmentation. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta. 1838(10):2607-14.  doi:10.1016/j.bbamem.2014.05.028

Campbell LJ, Nelson J, Gibbons E, Judd AM, Bell JD. 2014. Membrane properties involved in calcium-stimulated microparticle release from the plasma membranes of S49 lymphoma cells. The Scientific World Journal. 2014:537192.  doi:10.1155/2014/537192

Gibbons E, Pickett KR, Streeter MC, Warcup AO, Nelson J, Judd AM, Bell JD. 2013. Molecular details of membrane fluidity changes during apoptosis and relationship to phospholipase A(2) activity. 1828(2):887-95.  doi:10.1016/j.bbamem.2012.08.024

Gibbons E, Nelson J, Anderson L, Brewer K, Melchor S, Judd AM, Bell JD. 2013. Role of membrane oxidation in controlling the activity of human group IIa secretory phospholipase A(2) toward apoptotic lymphoma cells. 1828(2):670-6.  doi:10.1016/j.bbamem.2012.09.013

Nelson J, Gibbons E, Pickett KR, Streeter M, Warcup AO, Yeung CH, Judd AM, Bell JD. 2011. Relationship between membrane permeability and specificity of human secretory phospholipase A(2) isoforms during cell death. 1808(7):1913-20.  doi:10.1016/j.bbamem.2011.04.003

Gonzalez LJ, Gibbons E, Bailey RW, Fairbourn J, Nguyen T, Smith SK, Best KB, Nelson J, Judd AM, Bell JD. 2009. The influence of membrane physical properties on microvesicle release in human erythrocytes. 2(1):7.  doi:10.1186/1757-5036-2-7

Rachel B, Nguyen T, Robertson L, Gibbons E, Nelson J, Christensen RE, Bell JD, Judd AM, Bell JD. 2009. Sequence of physical changes to the cell membrane during glucocorticoid-induced apoptosis in S49 lymphoma cells. 96(7):2709-18.  doi:10.1016/j.bpj.2008.12.3925

Stott BM, Vu MP, McLemore CO, Lund MS, Gibbons E, Brueseke TJ, Wilson-Ashworth HA, Bell JD. 2008. Use of fluorescence to determine the effects of cholesterol on lipid behavior in sphingomyelin liposomes and erythrocyte membranes. 49(6):1202-15.  doi:10.1194/jlr.M700479-JLR200

Heiner AL, Gibbons E, Fairbourn JL, Gonzalez LJ, McLemore CO, Brueseke TJ, Judd AM, Bell JD. 2008. Effects of cholesterol on physical properties of human erythrocyte membranes: impact on susceptibility to hydrolysis by secretory phospholipase A2. 94(8):3084-93.  doi:10.1529/biophysj.107.118356


Jones SR, Bailey EG. STEM connections: Examples of conceptual blending between biology and mathematics. Transforming Research in Undergraduate STEM Education. St. Paul, Minnesota. 2017 .

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