Karen Myhr

Karen Myhr

Assistant Professor (Research)

313-577-1504

kmyhr@wayne.edu

2113 Biological Sciences

Karen Myhr

Research Interest/Area of Expertise

  • Biology Education

  • Cellular Neurophysiology

Education – Degrees, Licenses, Certifications

  • Ph.D., Neuroscience, University of Michigan, 1997
  • B.S., Biology, University of Michigan, 1990

Awards and Grants

  • NSF Grant 1524878 (Co-PI); WSU - Student Success Through Evidence-based Pedagogies (WSU-SSTEP); $2,905,143 (2015-2020)

  • NSF Grant 1347576 (Co-PI); WIDER Planning Grant: Evaluation of WSU Use of Evidence-Based Methods in STEM Instruction; $249,995 (2013-2015)

Currently Teaching

  • BIO 1050 An Introduction to Life, 3-4 credits, Fall 2017

     

Courses taught

BIO 1510 Mechanisism of Life, 3-4 credits, Winter 2017

Bio 4120 Comparative Physiology, 4 credits, Winter 2017

BIO 1050 An Introduction to Life, 3-4 credits, Fall 2016

BIO 1510 Mechanisms of Life, 3-4 credits, Winter 2017

BIO 4120 Comparative Physiology, 4 credits, Winter 2017

BIO 8995 Graduate Seminar, 1 credit, Fall 2016

 

Other qualifications directly relevant to courses taught

National Academies Biology Education Mentor

PKAL Summer Leadership Institute

BEN Scholar

National Academies Education Fellow in the Life Sciences