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Mike Brown

Teaching Professor
Physiology & Developmental Biology

2029 LSB
Provo, UT 84602

Biography

Education

  • PhD, Anatomy, Colorado State University, 1999
  • MS, Anatomy, Colorado State University, 1998
  • BS, Microbiology, Brigham Young University, 1993

Experience


Academic - Post-Secondary
Teaching Professor, Brigham Young University, 2015-Present

Professional
Associate Teaching Professor, Brigham Young University, 2009-2015Assistant Teaching Professor, Brigham Young University, 2003-2009Instructor of Biology, Yakima Valley Community College, 2000-2003Part Time Faculty of Human Anatomy & Physiology, Front Range Community College, 1998-1999Research Assistant, Teaching Assistant, Invited Lecturer, Colorado Sate University, 1994-1999

Memberships

  • Human Anatomy and Physiology Society, 2005-Present
  • Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience, 2004-Present
  • The Society for Neuroscience, 2004-Present
  • BYU Neuroscience Center, 2003-Present

Honors & Awards

  • Brigham Young University : Joseph Rowberry Teaching and Learning Faculty Fellowship
  • Brigham Young University : Karl G. Maeser Professional Faculty Excellence Award
  • Department of Physiology & Developmental Biology, Brigham Young University : Distinguished Faculty Award
  • Accessibility Center, Brigham Young University : Faculty Recognition Award
  • Brigham Young University : Continuing Faculty Status
  • College of Biology and Agriculture, Brigham Young University : College Teaching Excellence Award
  • Yakima Valley Community College : Tenured Biology Instructor
  • Yakima Valley Community College : Teacher of the Year Nominee
  • Front Range Community College : Master Teacher of the Year Nominee

Courses Taught

Winter 2019

  • NEURO 360: Neuroanatomy Section 001, 002
  • NEURO 480: Advanced Neuroscience Section 001, 002
  • NEURO 496R: Academic Internship Section 001
  • PDBIO 220: Human Anatomy (with lab) Section 014, 015, 016, 017, 018, 019, 020, 021, 022, 023, 024, 025, 026, 027, 028, 029
  • PDBIO 349R: PDBio Teaching Experience Section 004
  • PDBIO 550R: Advanced Topics in PDBio Section 006

Fall 2018

  • NEURO 360: Neuroanatomy Section 001, 002
  • NEURO 480: Advanced Neuroscience Section 001, 002
  • NEURO 496R: Academic Internship Section 001
  • PDBIO 220: Human Anatomy (with lab) Section 001, 002, 003, 004, 005, 006, 007, 008, 009, 010, 011, 012
  • PDBIO 349R: PDBio Teaching Experience Section 004

Summer 2018

  • NEURO 496R: Academic Internship Section 001

Spring 2018

  • NEURO 360: Neuroanatomy Section 001
  • NEURO 496R: Academic Internship Section 001, 008

Education

  • PhD, Anatomy , Molecular, Cellular and Integrative Neurosciences, institution ( 1999-01-01 - 1999-12-31 )
  • MS, Anatomy , Program in Neuronal Growth and Development, institution ( 1998-01-01 - 1998-12-31 )
  • BS, Microbiology , Minor in Japanese, institution ( 1993-01-01 - 1993-12-31 )

Honors and Awards

  • Joseph Rowberry Teaching and Learning Faculty Fellowship
  • Karl G. Maeser Professional Faculty Excellence Award
  • Distinguished Faculty Award
  • Faculty Recognition Award
  • Continuing Faculty Status
  • College Teaching Excellence Award
  • Tenured Biology Instructor
  • Teacher of the Year Nominee
  • Master Teacher of the Year Nominee

Administrative Assignments

  • Neuroscience Center: Director, 2010-01-01 - 2010-12-31 - 2015-01-01 - 2015-12-31

Memberships

  • Human Anatomy and Physiology Society: ( - Present)
  • Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience: ( - Present)
  • The Society for Neuroscience: ( - Present)
  • BYU Neuroscience Center: ( - Present)

Courses Taught

2020

  • NEURO 496R: Section 001
  • NEURO 480 : Section 001
  • NEURO 480 : Section 002
  • NEURO 480 : Section 003
  • NEURO 480 : Section 004
  • NEURO 480 : Section 005
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 021
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 022
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 023
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 024
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 025
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 026
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 027
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 028
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 029
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 030
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 043
  • NEURO 360 : Section 002
  • NEURO 360 : Section 003
  • PDBIO 349R: Section 006
  • PDBIO 650R: Section 001
  • NEURO 496R: Section 001
  • NEURO 480 : Section 001
  • NEURO 480 : Section 002
  • PDBIO 550R: Section 020
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 021
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 022
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 023
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 024
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 025
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 026
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 027
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 028
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 029
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 030
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 031
  • NEURO 360 : Section 001
  • NEURO 360 : Section 002
  • PDBIO 349R: Section 005

2019

  • NEURO 496R: Section 001
  • NEURO 480 : Section 001
  • NEURO 480 : Section 002
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 001
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 002
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 003
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 004
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 005
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 006
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 007
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 008
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 009
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 010
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 011
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 012
  • NEURO 360 : Section 001
  • NEURO 360 : Section 002
  • PDBIO 349R: Section 004
  • NEURO 496R: Section 001
  • NEURO 496R: Section 008
  • NEURO 496R: Section 001
  • NEURO 496R: Section 004
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 001
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 002
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 003
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 004
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 005
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 006
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 007
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 008
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 009
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 010
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 011
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 012
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 013
  • PDBIO 349R: Section 002
  • NEURO 496R: Section 001
  • NEURO 480 : Section 001
  • NEURO 480 : Section 002
  • PDBIO 550R: Section 006
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 014
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 015
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 016
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 017
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 018
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 019
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 020
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 021
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 022
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 023
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 024
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 025
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 026
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 027
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 028
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 029
  • NEURO 360 : Section 001
  • NEURO 360 : Section 002
  • PDBIO 349R: Section 004

2018

  • NEURO 496R: Section 001
  • NEURO 480 : Section 001
  • NEURO 480 : Section 002
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 001
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 002
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 003
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 004
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 005
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 006
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 007
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 008
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 009
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 010
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 011
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 012
  • NEURO 360 : Section 001
  • NEURO 360 : Section 002
  • PDBIO 349R: Section 004
  • NEURO 496R: Section 001
  • NEURO 496R: Section 001
  • NEURO 496R: Section 008
  • NEURO 360 : Section 001
  • NEURO 496R: Section 002
  • NEURO 480 : Section 001
  • NEURO 480 : Section 002
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 001
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 002
  • NEURO 360 : Section 001
  • NEURO 360 : Section 002

2017

  • NEURO 496R: Section 001
  • NEURO 480 : Section 001
  • NEURO 480 : Section 002
  • NEURO 360 : Section 001
  • NEURO 360 : Section 002
  • NEURO 496R: Section 008
  • NEURO 496R: Section 009
  • NEURO 496R: Section 10
  • NEURO 496R: Section 008
  • NEURO 496R: Section 1
  • NEURO 496R: Section 9
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 001
  • NEURO 480 : Section 001
  • NEURO 480 : Section 002
  • PDBIO 550R: Section 008
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 001
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 002
  • NEURO 360 : Section 001
  • NEURO 360 : Section 002

2016

  • NEURO 496R: Section 001
  • NEURO 480 : Section 001
  • NEURO 480 : Section 002
  • NEURO 360 : Section 001
  • NEURO 360 : Section 002
  • NEURO 496R: Section 008
  • NEURO 496R: Section 1
  • NEURO 496R: Section 009
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 001
  • NEURO 496R: Section 001
  • NEURO 480 : Section 001
  • NEURO 480 : Section 002
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 001
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 002
  • NEURO 449R: Section 003
  • NEURO 360 : Section 001
  • NEURO 360 : Section 002

2015

  • NEURO 496R: Section 1
  • PDBIO 399R: Section 001
  • NEURO 480 : Section 001
  • NEURO 480 : Section 002
  • NEURO 360 : Section 001
  • NEURO 360 : Section 002
  • NEURO 481 : Section 001
  • NEURO 481 : Section 002
  • NEURO 496R: Section 010
  • NEURO 496R: Section 001
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 001
  • NEURO 480 : Section 001
  • NEURO 480 : Section 002
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 001
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 002
  • NEURO 360 : Section 001
  • NEURO 360 : Section 002
  • NEURO 481 : Section 001
  • NEURO 481 : Section 002

2014

  • NEURO 480 : Section 001
  • NEURO 360 : Section 001
  • NEURO 360 : Section 002
  • NEURO 481 : Section 001
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 001
  • NEURO 496R: Section 001
  • NEURO 480 : Section 001
  • NEURO 480 : Section 002
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 001
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 002
  • NEURO 360 : Section 001
  • NEURO 360 : Section 002
  • NEURO 481 : Section 001
  • NEURO 481 : Section 002

2013

  • NEURO 480 : Section 001
  • NEURO 360 : Section 001
  • NEURO 360 : Section 002
  • NEURO 481 : Section 001
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 001
  • NEURO 480 : Section 001
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 001
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 002
  • NEURO 360 : Section 001
  • NEURO 360 : Section 002
  • NEURO 481 : Section 001
  • NEURO 481 : Section 002
  • PDBIO 650R: Section 002

2012

  • NEURO 480 : Section 001
  • NEURO 360 : Section 001
  • NEURO 360 : Section 002
  • NEURO 481 : Section 001
  • NEURO 496R: Section 008
  • NEURO 496R: Section 009
  • PDBIO 220 : Section 001
  • NEURO 496R: Section 001
  • NEURO 480 : Section 001
  • NEURO 360 : Section 001
  • NEURO 360 : Section 002
  • NEURO 481 : Section 001
  • NEURO 481 : Section 002

2011

  • NEURO 496R: Section 001
  • NEURO 480 : Section 001
  • NEURO 360 : Section 001
  • NEURO 360 : Section 002
  • NEURO 481 : Section 001
  • NEURO 496R: Section 003
  • NEURO 496R: Section 003
  • NEURO 496R: Section 001
  • NEURO 480 : Section 001
  • NEURO 360 : Section 001
  • NEURO 360 : Section 002
  • NEURO 481 : Section 001
  • NEURO 481 : Section 002

2010

  • NEURO 480 : Section 001
  • NEURO 360 : Section 001
  • NEURO 360 : Section 002
  • NEURO 205 : Section 002
  • NEURO 481 : Section 001
  • NEURO 480 : Section 001
  • NEURO 360 : Section 001
  • NEURO 360 : Section 002
  • NEURO 205 : Section 002
  • NEURO 481 : Section 001
  • NEURO 481 : Section 002

2009

  • NEURO 496R: Section 001
  • NEURO 480 : Section 001
  • PDBIO 305 : Section 005
  • NEURO 360 : Section 001
  • NEURO 360 : Section 002
  • NEURO 481 : Section 001
  • NEURO 480 : Section 001
  • PDBIO 305 : Section 002
  • NEURO 360 : Section 001
  • NEURO 360 : Section 002
  • NEURO 481 : Section 002
  • PDBIO 349R: Section 002

2008

  • NEURO 480 : Section 001
  • NEURO 360 : Section 001
  • NEURO 360 : Section 002
  • NEURO 205 : Section 001
  • NEURO 481 : Section 002
  • NEURO 496R: Section 4
  • NEURO 496R: Section 007
  • NEURO 496R: Section 4
  • NEURO 480 : Section 001
  • PDBIO 305 : Section 001
  • NEURO 360 : Section 001
  • NEURO 360 : Section 002
  • NEURO 481 : Section 002
  • PDBIO 349R: Section 002
  • PDBIO 494R: Section 020

2007

  • NEURO 480 : Section 001
  • PDBIO 305 : Section 005
  • NEURO 360 : Section 001
  • NEURO 360 : Section 002
  • NEURO 481 : Section 002
  • PDBIO 349R: Section 11
  • NEURO 360 : Section 001
  • NEURO 480 : Section 001
  • PDBIO 305 : Section 001
  • NEURO 360 : Section 001
  • NEURO 360 : Section 002
  • NEURO 481 : Section 002

2006

  • NEURO 480 : Section 001
  • NEURO 360 : Section 001
  • NEURO 360 : Section 002
  • NEURO 205 : Section 001
  • NEURO 481 : Section 002
  • PDBIO 305 : Section 001
  • NEURO 360 : Section 001
  • NEURO 480 : Section 001
  • NEURO 449R: Section 004
  • NEURO 360 : Section 001
  • NEURO 360 : Section 002
  • NEURO 205 : Section 001
  • NEURO 481 : Section 002

2005

  • NEURO 480 : Section 001
  • NEURO 360 : Section 001
  • NEURO 360 : Section 002
  • NEURO 205 : Section 001
  • NEURO 481 : Section 002
  • NEURO 480 : Section 001
  • NEURO 360 : Section 001
  • NEURO 480 : Section 001
  • NEURO 360 : Section 001
  • NEURO 360 : Section 002
  • NEURO 205 : Section 001
  • NEURO 481 : Section 002

2004

  • NEURO 480 : Section 001
  • NEURO 449R: Section 004
  • NEURO 360 : Section 001
  • NEURO 360 : Section 002
  • NEURO 205 : Section 001
  • NEURO 481 : Section 002
  • NEURO 480 : Section 001
  • NEURO 480 : Section 001
  • NEURO 205 : Section 001
  • NEURO 481 : Section 002

2003

  • NEURO 480 : Section 001
  • NEURO 480 : Section 002
  • NEURO 205 : Section 001
  • NEURO 481 : Section 002

Publications

  • Brown MD. 2010. Teaching Portfolio - Physiology and Developmental Biology . 4th editionth ed. P. Seldin, J.E. Miller and C.A. Seldin, editors. San Fransisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
  • Brown MD, Fingerman M. 2006. Neurosecretion. 10th ed.
  • Brown MD, Cornejo BJ, Kuhn TB, Bamburg JR. 2000. Cdc42 stimulates neurite outgrowth and formation of growth cone filopodia and lamellipodia.
  • Kuhn TB, Meberg PJ, Brown MD, Bernstein BW, Minamide LS, Jensen JR, Okada K, Soda EA, Bamburg JR. 2000. Regulating actin dynamics in neuronal growth cones by ADF/cofilin and Rho family GTPases.
  • Brown MD, Kuhn TB, Bamburg JR. 1999. Activation of cdc42 mimics the effects of soluble laminin on growth cone morphology and neurite outgrowth.
  • Kuhn TB, Brown MD, Wilcox CL, Raper JA, Bamburg JR. 1999. Myelin and collapsin-1 induce motor neuron growth cone collapse through different pathways: Inhibition of collapse by opposing mutants of rac1.
  • Brown MD, Bamburg JR. 1999. Neurobiology. 9th ed.
  • Brown MD, Cornejo BJ, Bamburg JR. 1998. Cdc42 modulates neurite outgrowth and growth cone morphology.
  • Kuhn TB, Brown MD, Bamburg JR. 1998. Rac1 dependent actin filament organization in growth cones is necessary for beta-1 integrin-mediated advance but not for growth on poly-D-lysine.
  • Brown MD, Bamburg JR. 1997. Regulation of the phosphorylation of Xenopus ADF/cofilin during cytokinesis by rac1.
  • Abe H, Verrastro TA, Brown MD, Minamide LS, Caddoo WS, Agnew BJ, Obinata T, Bamburg JR. 1995. Xenopus development is dependent upon regulation of ADF/cofilin by phosphorylation.

Presentations

  • Brown MD, Kuhn TB, Bamburg JR. Activation of cdc42 mimics the effects of soluble laminin on growth cone morphology and neurite outgrowth. American Society for Cell Biology Annual Meeting. 1999.
  • Brown MD, Cornejo BJ, Bamburg JR. Cdc42 modulates neurite outgrowth and growth cone morphology. American Society for Cell Biology Annual Meeting. 1998.
  • Brown MD, Bamburg JR. Regulation of the phosphorylation of Xenopus ADF/cofilin during cytokinesis by rac1. American Society for Cell Biology Annual Meeting. 1997.
  • Brown MD, Bamburg JR. Role of the small GTPase rac1 in cytokinesis in Xenopus embryos. 6th International Xenopus Conference. 1996.
  • Brown MD, Bamburg JR. Role of the small GTPase rac1 in cytokinesis in Xenopus embryos. Annual Colorado Biotechnology Symposium. 1996.
  • Abe H, Verrastro TA, Brown MD, Minamide LS, Caddoo WS, Agnew BS, Obinata T, Bamburg JR. Xenopus development is dependent upon regulation of ADF/cofilin by phosphorylation. American Society for Cell Biology Annual Meeting. 1995.
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