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Joe Koke, Ph.D

Joe Koke

Joseph Koke, Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor Emeritus
Curriculum Vitae (PDF)

Ph.D., 1971, University of Alberta
M.S., 1968, University of Oregon
B.S., 1966, University of Oregon



Functional Biology (BIO 1330) - online
Histology (BIO 3480)
Cytology and Microtechnique (BIO 4480/5480)

Research Interests

Cell biology, Neurobiology, Cytoskeletal structures, Development and regeneration of the central nervous system

Selected Publications

Stecker, JR, Savage, AA, Bruno, JG, Garcia, DM, Koke, JR. 2012. Dynamics and visualization of MCF7 adenocarcinoma cell death by aptamer-C1q-mediated membrane attack. Nucleic Acid Therapeutics 22:275-282.

Neve, LD, Savage, AA, Koke, JR, Garcia, DM. 2012. Activating transcription factor 3 and reactive astrocytes following optic nerve injury in zebrafish. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology C – Toxicology and Pharmacology 155:213-218.

Bruno, JG, Carrillo, MP, Phillips, T, Savage, A, Koke, JR. 2011. Aptamer-Based Detection and Therapeutics to Prevent and Treat E. coli Infections. In E. coli Infections: Causes, Treatment and Prevention. ISBN 978-1-61122-859-5, ed. Morgan C. Rogers and Nancy D. Peterson, Chapt. 3. New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.

Saul, KE, Koke, JR, Garcia, DM. 2010. Activating transcription factor 3 (ATF3) expression in the neural retina and optic nerve of zebrafish during optic nerve regeneration. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A – Molecular and Integrative Physiology 155:172-182.

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