Atlanta Metropolitan State College

Academics

Research

Candice Flowe, Ph.D.Flowe

Assistant Professor
Molecular Genetics
B.S., Hampton University (Biology)
Ph.D., Clark Atlanta University (Molecular Biology)

Division of Science, Math, and Health Professions
Atlanta Metropolitan State College
Phone:(678) 623-1256
Office: Academic Science Building, Room 210
Email: cflowe@atlm.edu

Courses Taught:
BIOL 1107, BIOL 4000, BLAB 1101, BLAB 1102, BIOL 1102

Academic Appointments:
Part-Time Online Instructor (Environmental Science)
eCore, University System of Georgia, 2015
Instructed and facilitated a meaningful learning experience of the course competencies in the curriculum and proactively support all facets of the eCore online learning environment. Fostered and encourage an online culture of learning that values mutual responsibility, life-long learning, diversity, and ethics as well as personal and professional development.

Assistant Professor of Molecular Genetics
Atlanta Metropolitan State College, 2012-Present
Taught introductory biology and advanced biology lectures and laboratories to both biology majors and non-majors. Assessed students' needs, prepared lesson plans, provided instruction and evaluated and completed reports on students.

Life Science Teacher
Atlanta Public Schools:
Booker T. Washington High School Senior Academy 2007 -2012
South Atlanta High School, 2004- 2007
Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School 2002-2004
Assessed students' needs, prepared lesson plans, provided instruction and evaluated and completed reports on students. Organized and planned staff development activities.

Adjunct Instructor
Atlanta Metropolitan College, 2007 – 2011 Taught introductory biology and general science lectures and laboratories to both biology majors and non-majors. Assessed students' needs, prepared lesson plans, provided instruction and evaluated and completed reports on students.

Biology Lab Instructor
Clark Atlanta University, 1999 - 2002
Coordinated and provided laboratory instruction to college students of all levels to expand their knowledge of biological processes and basic laboratory techniques. Assessed students' understanding of scientific concepts.

 

Leadership:

Principal Investigator
Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA) Program, Atlanta Metropolitan State College, 2016-present
Supervise the preparation, conduct, and administration of the MESA grant, cooperative agreement, training or public service project, contract, or other sponsored project in compliance with applicable laws and regulations and institutional policy governing the conduct of sponsored research

Biology Program Coordinator
Atlanta Metropolitan State College, 2014-present
Monitor the pedagogical practices of instructors; assist with the scheduling of courses, and review textbooks for adoption.

Co-Principal Investigator
Mathematics, Engineering Science Achievement,(MESA) Program Atlanta Metropolitan State College, 2014-2015
Assisted in supervising the MESA program director, managed funds, and coordinated daily operations.

High School Science Textbook Adoption Committee
Atlanta Public Schools, 2008
Reviewed and evaluated textbooks to ensure effective implementation of the GPS (Georgia Performance Standards) in science classrooms.

Academy Leader
South Atlanta High School Senior Academy, 2006-2007
Organized and planned staff development activities. Supervised and evaluated the work of 18 faculty members.

SACS (Southern Association of Colleges and Schools) Committee Member
Booker T. Washington High School (2008-2009); South Atlanta High School 2006-2007
Assisted with the composition of documents to maintain accreditation.

CMCD (Consistency Management and Cooperative Discipline)School Advisor
South Atlanta High School, 2006-2007
Assisted with the implementation of CMCD (Consistency Management and Cooperative Discipline) strategies.

Board Unit Plan Writer
Atlanta Public Schools/ Southern Regional Education, 2006
Composed unit plans that focused on the GPS (Georgia Performance Standards) for biology.

Team Leader
Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School, 2003-2004
Coordinated and planned lessons for the "Charge your Body Batteries" Health Academy Program. Supervised the work of assigned staff.

 

Research Experience
Research Intern
Space Life Science Laboratory/ National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Summer 2013
Characterized microbial communities found in bioreactor effluent using real-time polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR).

Graduate Research Assistant
Clark Atlanta University, 1999-2006
Screened a semi-synthetic scFv (single-chain variable fragment) library for clones that recognized prostate cancer cells and not normal cells. Trained undergraduate students in basic laboratory techniques. Techniques used: Bacterial cell culture, mammalian cell culture, protein extraction, DNA extraction, restriction digestion, ELISA, protein purification, cloning, phage display, DNA sequencing and analysis, immunoprecipitation, microscopy, SDS- PAGE, and Western blot analysis. Assisted in training undergraduate students and supervising research projects.

Research Assistant
National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Dental Research), Summer 1996
Developed constructs for the study of c-jun kinase in carcinomas of the head and neck using molecular biology techniques.

Research Assistant
National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Dental Research), Summer 1995
Developed constructs for the study of c-jun kinase in carcinomas of the head and neck using molecular biology techniques.

Research Assistant
National Institute of Health (NIDDK), Summer 1994
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases: Analyzed single-strand conformation polymorphisms (SSCP) in the insulin receptor-1 gene in patients with diabetes mellitus.

 

Teaching Activities
Atlanta Metropolitan State College
Courses Taught: General Biology I and II, Principles of Biology I and II, Principles of Genetics, General Science I and II, Botany, Molecular Biology, Cellular Biology, Integrated Science I, and Undergraduate Research I, II, and III

 

Development of Curricula and Educational Materials

Atlanta Metropolitan State College
Courses developed: Integrated Science I, Principles of Genetics, Plant Science/Botany, Molecular Biology, Cellular Biology, General Biology II (online version), General Biology Laboratory I (online version), and General Biology Laboratory II (online version)