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Dr. Tara Martin

Portrait of Tara Martin

Dr. Tara Martin received both her BS in Biological Sciences and her PhD in Molecular Microbiology and Immunology from the University of Missouri – Columbia. Her graduate research focused on the genetics of the pathogenic bacteria Mycoplasma mycoides subsp. capri. Dr. Martin did a post-doctoral fellowship at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD in a mammalian reproductive biology laboratory.

Dr. Martin began her teaching career with the Evening Campus at Columbia College in 2011 as an adjunct professor before serving as a visiting faculty member with the Day Campus in 2016. When not in class she enjoys spending time with family, sci-fi (TV, movies, books), and working on DIY home renovations.

Courses Dr. Martin teaches at Columbia College:

  • Human Biology (BIOL 108)
  • Principles of Biology (BIOL 110) and Principles of Biology Lab (BIOL 110L)
  • Clinical Microbiology (BIOL 221) and Clinical Microbiology Lab (BIOL 221L)
  • Principles of Cellular Biology (BIOL 291) and Principles of Cellular Biology Lab (BIOL 201L)
  • Genetics (BIOL 342) and Genetics Laboratory (BIOL 342L)
  • Molecular Biology (BIOL 391)
  • Immunology (BIOL 415)

Contact Tara Martin

Office Location: BSC 251
Phone Number: (573) 875-7862
Email Address: trmartin@ccis.edu

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