Our People


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Nicholas P. Greene

Director of Integrative Muscle Metabolism Laboratory
Assistant Professor of Exercise Science
University Profile

Doctoral Student and Candidates

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Megan Rosa-Caldwell



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Seongkyun Lim



Master’s Students

Undergraduate Students

smiling mitochondria cartoonLauren Westervelt


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Madeline Amos

Our Collaborators

Tyrone Washington — University of Arkansas

Michael Wiggs — University of Texas at Tyler

 James Fluckey   — Texas A & M University

James Carson — University of South Carolina

Joshua Wooten — Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville

IMML Alumni

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Kirsten Dunlap, MS 2019

Thesis  Title “Plasma Proteomics in Muscle Atrophy Induced by Cancer Cachexia and Hindlimb Unloading”



Lisa Jansen, PhD 2019

Dissertation Title “The Effect of Acute Cellular Dehydration on Glucose Metabolism in Healthy Adults”


David Lee, PhD 2018, MS 2015

Dissertation “Mitochondrial mRNA Translation is Required for Maintenance of Oxidative Capacity”

Thesis “Impacts of microRNAs on Skeletal Muscle Protein Synthesis and Mitochondrial Quality”

JacobJacob Brown, PhD 2018

Dissertation “Cancer-Induced Muscle Wasting”

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Thomas Blackwell, MS 2017

Thesis “RNA Sequencing in the Development of Cancer-Cachexia”



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Sarah Ramey, BSE 2018

Honor’s Thesis “Cancer Cachexia: Metabolic Changes that occur in Oxidative Capacity and Carbohydrate and Lipid Metabolism in the Liver”




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Kyle Turner, BSE 2018

Honor’s Thesis “Changes in Hepatic Extracellular Matrix During the Development of Cancer-Cachexia in Mice”


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Reagan Maddox, BSE 2018

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Haley McCarver, BSE 2017

Honor’s Thesis “Loss in Muscle Oxidative Phenotype in Lewis Lung Carcinoma-Induced Cancer Cachexia”

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Elizabeth McBee, BSE 2015

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Haley Walker, BSE 2015




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Chelsea Hoffman, BSE 2015