Mindy Farris, Ph.D.

Associate Professor



(501) 450-5551


Ph.D., Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Univ. of Vermont, 2007
Started at UCA in 2014

Courses Taught:

Principles of Biology I
Cell Biology
Recent Advances in Molecular Biology
Molecular Mechanisms of Aging

Selected Publications:

Gatrell, L., Wilkins, W., Rana, P., Farris, M. L. (2019). Glucose effects on polyglutamine-induced proteotoxic stress in Caenorhabditis elegans. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 522(3), 709-715.
Farris, L. (2019). Steroid signaling mediates longevity responses to the eat-2 genetic model of dietary restriction in Caenorhabditis elegans. Translational Medicine of Aging, 3, 90-97.

Farris, M., Hedbor, A., Manuelyan, Z., Statnekov, J., and Francklyn, C. (2011) Altered nuclear co-factor switching in retinoic acid resistant variants of the PML-RARĪ± oncoprotein of acute promyelocytic leukemia. Proteins 80(4): 1095-109.

Guth, E., Farris, M., Bovee, M., and Francklyn, C. (2009) Asymmetric amino acid activation by class II histidyl-tRNA synthetase from Escherichia coli. Journal of Biological Chemistry 284(31): 20753-62.