MOBILE, Ala. – Dr. Reagan Barnett has been named assistant professor of biology in the College of Arts and Sciences at University of Mobile.
Barnett’s primary scientific interest is in genetic variant classification of oncology variants, and is currently working toward a certificate from Johns Hopkins University in genomics data science. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Clinical Cancer Prevention, studying hereditary colon cancer syndromes.
Barnett earned a Ph.D in biomedical sciences and cancer biology from University of South Alabama, and also earned a certificate in teaching and instructional design. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Biblical studies and ancient Greek from Liberty University.
“With a background in medical science, Dr. Barnett will be a valuable addition to the College of Arts and Sciences as we expand our pre-health and STEM offerings,” said Dr. Lonnie Burnett, executive dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.
For more information about the College of Arts and Sciences, visit umobile.edu/academics/college-of-arts-and-sciences.
About University of Mobile
University of Mobile is a Christ-centered liberal arts and sciences institution with a vision of higher education for a higher purpose, founded to honor God by equipping students for their future professions through rigorous academic preparation and spiritual transformation. Core values are: Christ-Centered, Academically-Focused, Student-Devoted and Distinctively-Driven. The university offers on-campus and online bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs in over 90 areas of study. Founded in 1961, University of Mobile is affiliated with the Alabama Baptist State Convention and is located 10 miles north of Mobile, Alabama on a campus of over 880 acres.
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