Mindy Farris, Ph.D.

Assistant 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:

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.