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Shana Geffeney

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Regional Campus & Distance Education

Assistant Professor - Biology Department

Lecturer

Contact Information

SendEmail: shana.geffeney@usu.edu


Educational Background

PhD, Biology, Utah State University, 2005
Physiological and molecular genetic mechanisms of tetrodotoxin resistance in the garter snake Thamnophis sirtalis.
MS, Biology, University of Oregon, 1997
BA, Biology, University of California Santa Cruz, 1992

Awards

Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2007

Helen Hay Whitney Foundation

Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2006

Stanford University School of Medicine

Dissertation Fellowship, 2003

Utah Stat University School of Graduate Studies

Publications - Abstracts

  • Geffeney, S.L, Toledo, G., Hanifin, C.T, (2017). Tetrodotoxin resistance: natural experiments to understand voltage-gated sodium channel structure and function. Biophysical Journal *

Publications - Books & Book Chapters

    Book Chapters

* Has not been peer reviewed

Publications - Fact Sheets

    * Has not been peer reviewed

    Publications - Curriculum

      * Has not been peer reviewed

      Publications - Journal Articles

        Academic Journal

      • Toledo, G., Hanifin, C.T, Geffeney, S.L, Brodie, III, E.D, (2016). Convergent evolution of tetrodotoxin-resistant sodium channels in predators and prey: Current Topics in Membranes, Volume 78. Elsevier, 78:Submitted, Submitted. doi: Submitted
      • McGlothlin, J.W, Kobiela, M.E, Feldman, C.R, Castoe, T.A, Geffeney, S.L, Hanifin, C.T, Toledo, G., Vonk, F.J, Richardson, M.K, Brodie, E.D, Pfrender, M.E, Brodie III, E.D, (2016). Historical Contingency in a Multigene Family Facilitates Adaptive Evolution of Toxin Resistance. Current Biology
      • Geffeney, S.L, Goodman, M.B, (2012). How we feel: ion channel partnerships that detect mechanical inputs
and give rise to touch and pain perception. Neuron, 74, 609-619.
      • Geffeney, S.L, (2011). DEG/ENaC but not TRP channels are the major mechanoelectrical transduction channels in a C. elegans nociceptor. Neuron, 71, 845-857.

      * Has not been peer reviewed

      Publications - Literary Journal

        * Has not been peer reviewed

        Publications - MultiMedia

          * Has not been peer reviewed

          Publications - Technical Reports

            * Has not been peer reviewed

            Publications - Translations & Transcripts

              Publications - Other

                * Has not been peer reviewed

                Scheduled Teaching

                BIOL 5210 - Cell Biology, Spring 2017

                BIOL 2420 - Human Physiology, Spring 2017

                BIOL 2420 - Human Physiology, Fall 2016

                BIOL 5800 - Undergraduate Research, Fall 2016

                BIOL 1010 - Biology and the Citizen, Spring 2016

                BIOL 2420 - Human Physiology, Spring 2016

                BIOL 2420 - Human Physiology, Spring 2016

                BIOL 4450 - Neurobiology, Spring 2016

                BIOL 5610 - Animal Physiology Laboratory, Fall 2015

                BIOL 5600 - Comparative Animal Physiology, Fall 2015

                BIOL 2420 - Human Physiology, Fall 2015

                BIOL 2420 - Human Physiology, Fall 2015

                BIOL 5210 - Cell Biology, Spring 2015

                BIOL 2420 - Human Physiology, Spring 2015

                BIOL 1010 - Biology and the Citizen, Fall 2014

                BIOL 1010 - Biology and the Citizen, Fall 2014

                BIOL 2420 - Human Physiology, Fall 2014

                BIOL 1010 - Biology and the Citizen, Spring 2014

                BIOL 5210 - Cell Biology, Spring 2014

                BIOL 2420 - Human Physiology, Spring 2014

                BIOL 5610 - Animal Physiology Laboratory, Fall 2013

                BIOL 5600 - Comparative Animal Physiology, Fall 2013

                BIOL 2420 - Human Physiology, Fall 2013

                BIOL 5610 - Animal Physiology Laboratory, Spring 2013

                BIOL 5600 - Comparative Animal Physiology, Spring 2013

                BIOL 2420 - Human Physiology, Spring 2013

                BIOL 5210 - Cell Biology, Fall 2012

                BIOL 2420 - Human Physiology, Fall 2012

                BIOL 2420 - Human Physiology, Fall 2012


                Graduate Students Mentored