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Director of Biotechnology Program

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