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Faculty Directory » Michael T. Nosek


Office Hours:

Semester: Fall 2020
Via Google Meet Appointment
Tuesday 11:00 am-12:00 pm
Wednesday 2:00-3:00 pm
Thursday 1:00-2:00 pm

Office Information:

Room Number: SCI 232
Phone: 978.665.3430
Email: mnosek@fitchburgstate.edu

Courses Taught:

Introduction to Life Science I and II (BIOL 1000)
Nutrition (BIOL 1650)
Genetics (BIOL 2800)
Cell Biology (BIOL 3250)
Cell Culture Techniques (BIOL 3350)
Immunology (BIOL 4810)
Survey of Microorganisms
Biology of Cancer


Postdoctoral Fellowship, Shriners Burns Institute, Cell Biology Unit
Postdoctoral Fellowship, Shriners Burns Institute, Department of Anesthesiology
Ph.D., Department of Biology, Tufts University, Medford, MA., 1991
B.S., Department of Biological Sciences, minor in Chemistry), University of Lowell, Lowell, MA., 1981

Research Interests:

Mitochondrial Physiology and Pathophysiology

Current Projects:

Mitochondrial DNA Analysis of genus Peromyscus
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Mitochondrial Development

Representative Publications:

Aprille, J.R., and Nosek, M.T. (1987). "Neonatal hypoxia or maternal diabetes delays postnatal development of liver mitochondria." Pediatric Research, 21(3), pp. 266-269. doi: 10.1203/00006450-198703000-00012

Aprille, J.R. & Nosek, M.T. (1992). "Characteristics of ATP-Mg/Pi carrier activity in rat liver mitochondria." Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics, 296(2), pp. 315-321. doi: 10.1016/0003-9861(92)90628-A

Aprille, J.R. et al. (1987). "Mitochondrial function after acute alteration of the endogenous insulin-to-glucagon ratio." Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 142(2), pp. 315-321. doi: 10.1016/0006-291X(87)90275-0

Buick, R.N. et al. (1994). "Mouse Paneth cell defensins: Primary structures and antibacterial activities of numerous cryptdin isoforms expressed in a single intestinal crypt." Infection and Immunity, 62(11), pp. 5040-5047.

Ibebunjo, C. et al. (1977). "Mechanisms for the paradoxical resistance to d-tubocurarine during immobilization-induced muscle atrophy." The Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, 283(2), pp. 443-451.

Nosek, M.T. & Martyn, J.A.J. (1977). "Na+ Channel and acetylcholine receptor changes in muscle at sites distant from burns do not simulate denervation." Journal of Applied Physiology, 82(4), pp. 1333-133. doi: 10.1152/jappl.1997.82.4.1333

Professional Affiliations:

MRS - Mitochondrial Research Society
ASCB - American Society of Cell Biology
AAAS - American Association for the Advancement of Science