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+ Campus alert: A-State Closed Thurs. March 5

A-State Will be Closed on Thursday, March 5

Arkansas State University will remain closed on Thursday, March 5 due to incoming winter weather. This includes the main campus at Jonesboro and the Paragould center.

For the convenience of students, faculty/staff and the community:
  • The Acansa Dining Hall will operate under inclement weather hours, 10:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • The Red Wolf Center will be open from noon - 5 pm.
  • The Dean B. Ellis Library will decide on their hours after campus conditions are evaluated Thursday morning.
  • GradStock has been rescheduled to March 9, from 9 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. at Cooper Alumni Center.
  • The Testing Center will be closed.
  • Wednesday's performance of "12 Angry Men" has been cancelled. Contact the Box Office for refund information.
  • NEA Science Fair has been postponed to March 16 at Hames Room, Convocation Center.
  • Communications Day (March 7) has been cancelled.
  • The SunBelt basketball match-ups with South Alabama will be played as scheduled.
  • This weekend's baseball matchup with UTA has been moved to Smith-Wills Stadium in Jackson, MS. First game is Saturday, March 7 at 7 p.m. and a doubleheader on Sunday, March 8 at 1 p.m.

The university reminds students to monitor their official Arkansas State student email account for information regarding classes, as explained in an announcement from Provost Lynita Cooksey.

For further updates, watch the A-State website at AState.edu and official social media: Facebook.com/ArkansasState and on Twitter @ArkansasState.

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(870) 972-3820

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(870) 972-2093

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Associate Professor of Molecular Biology


  • PhD - Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Florida
  • MS - Biochemistry-Muscle Biology, Iowa State University
  • BS - Biology and Chemistry, Quincy University, Quincy, Illinois

Research Interests

  • Plant transgenic strategies used as factories in manufacturing high-value recombinant therapeutic proteins targeted at modulating and promoting immune health in humans and animals.
  • Focus on plant-based production of recombinant proteins with application to disease prevention in fish produced in the aquaculture setting.
  • Designing and developing molecular-based, high throughput diagnostics for the food and plant industries.
  • Fostering entrepreneurship through collaborative relationships with companies that provide unique research opportunities and student internships that use biotechnology solutions for addressing ‘real world’ problems in agriculture and food industries.

Maureen Dolan

Contact Information

P: 870-680-4359


Building: Arkansas Biosciences Institute
Room: 311