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Faculty Directory » Michael T. Nosek


Office Hours:

Semester: Fall 2019
Tuesday 9:30am- 10:30am
Wednesday 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Thursday 11:00am - 12:00pm

Office Information:

Room Number: Antonucci Science Complex 232
Phone: (978) 665-3430

Courses Taught:

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

Ibebunjo, C., Nosek, M.T., Itani, M.S., and Martin,J.A.J. (1977). Mechanisms for the paradoxical resistance to d-tubocurarine during immobilization-induced muscle atrophy. J. Pharmacol. Exp. Therap. 283(2):443-451.

Nosek, M.T. and Martyn, J.A.J. (1977). Na+ Channel and acetylcholine receptor changes in muscle at sites distant from burns do not simulate denervation. J. Appl. Physiol. 82(4):1333-133.

Ouellette, A.J., Hsieh, M.M., Nosek, M.T., Cano-Gauci, D.F., Hunter, K.M., Buick, R.N., and Selsted, M.E.(1994). Mouse Paneth cell defensins: Primary structures and antibacterial activities of numerous cryptdin isoforms expressed in a single intestinal crypt. Infect. Immun. 62(11):5040-5047.

Nosek, M.T., and aprille, J.R. (1992). Characteristics of ATP-Mg/Pi carrier activity in rat liver mitochondria. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 296(2):315-321.

Aprille, J.R., Rohweder-Dunn, G., Brennan, W.A., Jr., Kelly, R.T., and Nosek, M.T., (1987). Mitochondrial function after acute alteration of the endogenous insulin-to-glucagon ratio. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 142(2):315-321.

Aprille, J.R., and Nosek, M.T., (1987). Neonatal hypoxia or maternal diabetes delays postnatal development of liver mitochondria. Pediatr. Res. 21(3):266-269.

Professional Affiliations:

Mitochondrial Research Society
American Society of Cell Biology
American Association for the Advancement of Science