Carol W. Upshaw

Visiting Instructor of Biology
Department of Mathematics, Science, and Informatics

Carol UpshawEducation

  • B.S., Administrative Management, Clemson University, 1984
  • Ph.D., Georgia State University, 2002

Dr. Upshaw has held a post-doctoral fellowship and a faculty position at Spelman College. She worked in the Laboratory of Behavioral Neuroscience at Georgia State University to complete several published research projects that explored the relationship between neurotransmitters and gonadal hormones in the brain, and how they regulate behavior. These studies were presented at national and international conferences, including the Conference on Reproductive Behavior, the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, and the Society for Behavioral Neuroendocrinology Annual Meeting. The studies were published in the Journal of Neuroendocrinology, the Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, Brain Research, Peptides, and Cell and Tissue Research.

Courses Taught

  • BIOL 101 Introduction to Biology & Evolution
  • BIOL 105 Life Forms & Functions
  • BIOL 210 Biology of Diseases
  • BIOL 245 Human Anatomy and Physiology I
  • BIOL 245L Human Anatomy and Physiology I Laboratory
  • BIOL 246 Human Anatomy and Physiology II
  • BIOL 246L Human Anatomy and Physiology II Laboratory
  • BIOL 256 Microbiology for Allied Health
  • BIOL 256L Microbiology for Allied Health Laboratory
  • BIOL 325 Pathophysiology
  • BIOL 390 Special Topics in Life Science
  • CHEM 305 Biochemistry
  • SCIE 100 Methods of Scientific Investigation
  • SCIE 200 Topics in Science
  • SCIE 215 Life Systems
  • SCIE 390 Special Topics in Science

Contact Dr. Upshaw


678.547.6510
upshaw_cw@mercer.edu
Office Location: Douglas County Regional Academic Center