Calin Marian, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

LSC 138

(501) 450-5929


Ph.D., Molecular and Cell Biology, Florida State University, 2005

Started at UCA in 2013

Courses Taught:

Cell Biology
Cancer Biology
Principles of Biology I

Selected Publications:

Marian CO, Yang L, Zhou Y, Pong RC, Gore C, Wright WE, Shay JW, Kabbani W, Hsieh JT and GV Raj (2011). Evidence of epithelial to mesenchymal transition associated with increased tumorigenic potential in an immortalized normal prostate epithelial cell line. Prostate 71:626-636.
Marian CO, Wright WE and JW Shay (2010). The effects of telomerase inhibition on prostate tumor- initiating cells. International Journal of Cancer 127: 321-331.
Marian CO, Cho SK, Mcellin BM, Maher EA, Hatanpaa KJ, Madden CJ, Mickey BE, Wright WE, Shay JW and RM Bachoo (2010). The telomerase antagonist, imetelstat, efficiently targets glioblastoma tumor-initiating cells leading to decreased proliferation and tumor growth. Clinical Cancer Research 16 (1): 154-163.