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Stine, Karen

OfficeCollege of Arts and Sciences
Office LocationGoodwyn Hall, 209C

Dr. Karen Stine is a Professor of Biology at Auburn Montgomery.  Her area of specialization is Toxicology (the study of poisons), and she is interested in a wide variety of research topics ranging from the ways in which cells survive physical and chemical stresses to the mechanism of firing of the stinging cells in jellyfish tentacles.  She has taught courses in toxicology, pharmacology, cell biology, physiology, and environmental science.

EducationPh.D. Toxicology,University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina; May 1985
M.S. Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia; May 1980
B.S. Physics and Biology, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia; May 1978