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Todd D. Schraw

College of Natural & Health Sciences

Professor of Biology


BS in Chemistry from the University of Florida. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry from the University of Kentucky.


Todd Schraw teaching interests include Biology I, Biology II, Genetics, Cell & Molecular Biology, Immunology, Biochemistry, Life Origins, & Developmental Biology. His major research interests involve platelet clot formation and the connections between diabetes and obesity. He completed his Ph.D. in Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry at the University of Kentucky, where he studied the control mechanisms in platelet clot formation with Dr. Sydney Whiteheart. With an interest in the cause of the obesity epidemic, he relocated to New York City to complete his post-doctoral research in the diabetes center at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and at the UTSW Medical Center in Dallas TX. There he studied the relationship between obesity and diabetes. His work has been published in his field’s top journals, including Endocrinology, Diabetes, The Journal of Clinical Investigation, Molecular and Cellular Biology, and Blood. His passion for science is matched with his passion for Christ. He always looks forward to raising the awareness of his students to the wonders of God’s creation as they are presented and revealed in the Sciences.