Randy Daughters

Assistant Professor
Biology

Office: 234G Jarvis Hall - Science Wing
Phone: 715/232-2561
Email: daughtersr@uwstout.edu

Education

NIH Post-doctoral Fellow, Developmental, Progenitor Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine; University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

Post-doctoral Fellow; Molecular Genetics, Cell Biology; University of Minnesota

Ph. D. Molecular, Cellular, Developmental Biology and Genetics; University of Minnesota 

B.A. Psychology/ Biology (Neuroscience); University of Minnesota

Research Interests

  • Assistant Professor of biology, University of Wisconsin-Stout
    • Research area: Regulation of muscle stem cell specification and potency
  • Research Associate; Genetics, Cell Biology and Development, University of Minnesota
    • Research area: Molecular, cellular, developmental biology of heart stem cell specification
  • NIH Progenitor Cell Biology Fellow, Stem Cell Institute, University of Minnesota
    • Research area: Regulation of cardio-craniofacial progenitor cell specification
  • NIH Post-doctoral Fellow, Stem Cell Institute, University of Minnesota
    • Research area: Role of Pax7 in specification and maintenance of skeletal muscle stem cells
    • Advisor - Jonathan Slack, F. Med. Sci., Ph. D.
  • Post-doctoral Fellow; Genetics, Cell Biology and Development, University of Minnesota
    • Research area: Molecular, cellular, and genetic basis of non-coding RNA gain of function effects in neuromuscular disease
    • Advisor - Laura P. W. Ranum, Ph. D.
  • NIH Pre-doctoral Fellow; Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Minnesota
    • Research area: RNA gain of function effects in Myotonic Dystrophy type 2
  • Graduate Student Researcher; MCDB&G Graduate Program, University of Minnesota
    • Research area: RNA gain of function effects in Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 8
    • Advisor - Laura P. W. Ranum, Ph. D.
  • Clinical Research Coordinator; Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota
    • Research area: Vagal Nerve Pathophysiology in Bulimia Nervosa
    • Advisor - Boyd Hartman, M.D.
  • Research Assistant; Department of Neuroscience, University of Minnesota
    • Research area: Vagal 5-HT3 receptor regulation of cholecystokinin induced satiety and emesis
    • Advisor - Patricia Faris, Ph. D.
  • Senior Lab Technician; Department of Neuroscience, University of Minnesota
    • Research area: Pharmacological modulation of nociception and hyperalgesia
    • Advisor - Donald Simone, Ph. D.

Courses Taught

  • Assistant Professor
    • Cell and Molecular biology
    • Biotechnology
    • Concepts and Issues in Biotechnology
    • Developmental Biology

Professional Societal Affiliations 

American Society for Human Genetics; 2010-present

Society for Developmental Biology; 2009-present

International Society for Stem Cell Research; 2008-present

Society for Neuroscience; 1999-2006