Thomas McGuire, Ph.D.

Associate Teaching Professor, Biology
Office Phone: 215-881-7990
Office Location: Woodland, 230

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Teaching Interests and Courses Taught

I teach a variety of courses in the department, mostly in the broad areas of cell and molecular biology.  My current rotation of courses includes:
            BIOL 110 Biology: Basic Concepts and Biodiversity
            BIOL 230W Biology: Molecules and Cells
            BIOL 416 Biology of Cancer
            BIOL 422 Advanced Genetics

            BIOL 460 Human Genetics
            MICRB 201 Introductory Microbiology
            MICRB 202 Introductory Microbiology Laboratory
            MICRB 410 Immunology

Research Interests
My current research involves the anti-proliferative effects of high-dose vitamin C (ascorbate) on breast cancer cells and gastrointestinal stromal tumor cells. We are also investigating the mechanisms of the anti-proliferative effect.