Western Kentucky University

Biology Faculty and Staff - Cheryl Davis

Cheryl Davis, Ph.D. Wake Forest University

Cheryl Davis, Ph.D. Wake Forest University


Office:  TCCW 349
Phone:  270-745-6524
Email:  cheryl.davis@wku.edu
CV:  http://wku.edu/biology/cheryl_davis_cv_f2014.pdf


BIOL 121 Biological Concepts Laboratory

BIOL 328 Immunology

BIOL 460 Parasitology

BIOL 570 Advanced Immunology


Immunobiology of Parasite-Host Interactions

Tick-borne and parasitic disease surveillance


Ph.D in Biology (1988).  Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC.

M.S. in Zoology (1983).  The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK.

B.S. in Zoology (1979).  The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK.

Recent Publications

Pile, J.E., J.W. Navalta, C.D. Davis, and N.C. Sharma.  2013.  Interventional effects of plumbagin on experimental ulcerative colitis in mice.  Journal of Natural Products 76:  1001-1006.

Blizzard, E.L., C.D. Davis, S. Henke, D.B. Long, and M.J. Yabsley.  2010.  Distribution, prevalence, and genetic characterization of Baylisascaris procyonis in selected areas of Georgia. Journal of Parasitology 96(6): 1128-1133.

Davis, C.D. and N.A. Rice.  2008.  Another can of bull:  Do energy drinks really provide a source of energy? (Clicker Case Study).  National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science http://www.sciencecases.org/energy_drinks_clicker/prelude.asp.

McCarthy, S.M., and C.D. Davis.  2003.  Pro-oxidant diet provides protection against murine toxoplasmosis.  Journal of Parasitology 89(5): 886-894.

Ming, Z. and C.D. Davis.  2003.  CD8+ T lymphocytes required for enhanced survival of Trypanosoma cruzi-infected mice at elevated environmental temperature.  Journal of Parasitology 89(3):  630-632.

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