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Hannah Anchordoquy, Ph.D.


Hannah Anchordoquy
Dr. Hannah Anchordoquy

Senior Instructor

Email:  Hannah Anchordoquy

Office Location: SI 2108

Phone: (303) 556-2724

Fax: (303) 556-4352

2014 Spring Semester Office Hours:  
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 Education & Degrees 

1994-1998 University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado
Ph.D. in Environmental, Population, and Organismic Biology.
Thesis title: Characterization of the Interval Timer that Mediates Seasonal Reproductive Cycles in the Siberian Hamster (Phodopus sungorus sungorus), advised by G. Robert Lynch, PhD.

 

1991-1994 University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado
M.A. in Environmental, Population, and Organismic Biology.
Thesis title: Torpor pattern and metabolic rate characteristics of Myotis lucifugus: metabolic rate variability and effects of two ambient temperatures, advised by C. Carey, PhD.

 

1991 University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado
B.A. in Environmental, Population, and Organismic Biology

 

1991 University of Colorado, Denver, Colorado
B.A. in Philosophy, with honors

​Bio

2010-present   Senior Instructor – Department of Integrative Biology, University of Colorado, Denver.
 
2010-present   Affiliate Faculty – School of Physical Therapy, Rueckert-Hartman College for Health Professions, Regis University, Denver, Colorado.
 
2003-present   Research Associate (intermittent) – Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.  Characterizing changes in telomere length associated with stress, and identification of SNPs associated with behavior disorders in mono- and dizygous twin pairs and individuals with addiction and behavior disorders, in collaboration with Andrew Smolen, PhD.
 
2007-2010      Instructor  – Department of Biology, Regis University, Denver, Colorado. 
 
2003-2007      Assistant Professor - Department of Physical Therapy, Rueckert-Hartman School for Health Professions, Regis University, Denver, Colorado. 
 
2002-2003      Affiliate Faculty - Department of Physical Therapy, Rueckert-Hartman School for Health Professions, Regis University, Denver, Colorado.
 
2001-2002      Postdoctoral Fellow - Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.  Investigating the association between behavioral disorders and genes for several neurotransmitter-associated proteins (such as dopamine and serotonin transporters, dopamine receptors, and dopamine modifiers).  Supervised by Andrew Smolen, PhD.
 
2000-2003      Affiliate Faculty (intermittent)- Department of Environmental, Population, and Organismic Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder. 
 
2000-2001      Postdoctoral Fellow - Division of Endocrinology, School of Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO.  Researching coactivators and corepressors interacting with the A and B isoforms of the progesterone receptor with respect to partial-agonist and partial-antagonist activity in the regulation of breast cancer.  Supervised by Katherine Horwitz, Ph.D.
 
1999-2000      National Research Council Postdoctoral Research Associate - Geological Survey and University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.  Investigating the fate of steroid hormones in wastewater and receiving streams, and the effect of endocrine disrupters on the timing of seasonal reproduction of fish, in collaboration with David O. Norris, Ph.D, and Larry Barber, MS.                                                                              
 
1998-1999      Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO.  Investigating the molecular mechanisms controlling DNA replication and cell-cycle arrest following cellular damage, under the direction of David J. Kroll, PhD.
 
1994-1998      Research Assistant - Department of Environmental, Population and Organismic Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.  Investigating neural and hormonal mechanisms

Select Publications 

Anchordoquy HC, McGeary C, Liu L, Krauter KS, Smolen A (2003) Genotyping of three candidate genes following whole genome preamplification of DNA collected from buccal cells. Behavior Genetics 33(1):73-78

Anchordoquy HC, Lynch GR (2000) Evidence of an annual rhythm in a small proportion of Siberian hamsters exposed to chronic short days. Journal of Biological Rhythms
15(2):122-125

Anchordoquy HC, Lynch GR (2000) Timing of testicular recrudescence in Siberian hamsters is unaffected by pinealectomy or long day photoperiod after 9 weeks in short days. Journal of Biological Rhythms 15(5):406-416

NON-REFEREED PUBLICATIONS:

Anchordoquy HC (1998) Characterization of the interval timer that mediates spontaneous recovery following chronic short-day exposure in the Siberian hamster (Phodopus sungorus sungorus). Ph.D. Thesis, University of Colorado, Boulder.

Anchordoquy HC (1994) Torpor pattern and metabolic rate characteristics of Myotis lucifugus: metabolic rate variability and effects of two ambient temperatures. M.A. Thesis, University of Colorado, Boulder.

 

PUBLICATIONS IN PREPARATION:

(In preparation – considering submission to Advances in Physiology Education or Anatomical Sciences Education in 2012)

Anchordoquy, HC. Teaching anatomy and physiology as separate disciplines improves student outcomes. Hannah C. Anchordoquy 3

  

Publication in Preperation

(In preparation – to be submitted to Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy Journal, Susan Scherer, Associate Editor, in 2012)

Anchordoquy HC, Hair K, Scott M, Sweley S, Welsch W, Wright A, Scherer SA. A pilot study comparing oxygen consumption between overweight/obese and normal weight populations in activities of daily living.

Courses Taught 

• EPOB 4720 Biology of Human Reproduction, 3 SH, lecture

• EPOB 3460 Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy, 5 SH, lectures and lab

• EPOB 3430 Human Anatomy, 5 SH, lectures and assistant lab coordinator

• BL 244/245 Intro to Human Anatomy and Physiology, 4SH, lectures and lab

• BL 246/247 Intro to Human Anatomy and Physiology, 4SH, lectures and lab

• BL 274/275 Introduction to Human Anatomy, 4SH, lectures and laboratory

• BL 276/277 Introduction to Human Physiology, 4SH, lectures and laboratory

• BL 491 Advanced Human Cadaver Dissection, 1SH, independent study

• BL 436 Animal Physiology, 3 SH, lecture

• BL 423 Exercise Physiology, 3 SH, lecture