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Scott Witherow


Scott Witherow

Meet Scott Witherow

Associate Professor, Biochemistry

Education: 1997 Rollins College, A.B.

2003 University of Miami School of Medicine, Ph.D.

Courses Taught: General Chemistry I Laboratory

Chemistry for Health Care Professions


Advanced Biochemistry

Career Specialties: Scott Witherow specializes in current biochemistry and biotechnology methodologies and practices. His main interest is preparing students to use modern technologies by teaching not only the theory behind the technique, but in teaching students to apply those techniques in laboratory settings.

Professional and Community Activities: Witherow has a strong record of both research and pedagogical work in biochemical sciences. He has published several research articles in peer-reviewed journals in the fields of cancer biology, G protein-mediated signaling and immunology. He also has a strong interest in science education, as evidenced by multiple peer-reviewed publications in education journals in the field of biochemistry and cell biology.  Most recently, he has co-authored a book entitled Molecular Biology Techniques: A Classroom Laboratory Manual (to be published in 2012 by Elsevier).

Honors and Awards: Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) Foundation Post Doctoral Fellowship in Pharmacology/Toxicology (2006-2007)

First Place, University of Miami Graduate Student Creativity and Research Forum, Life Sciences (2001)