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Dr. Faith Zamamiri-Davis

Associate Professor of Biology
219C, Germantown Campus
Union University
Germantown, Tennessee 38305
(901) 312-1905


  • B. S. in Biology, Westmont College
  • Ph.D. in Pathobiology, Penn State University

Previous Experience

  • Campus College Chair, College of Natural Sciences, University of Phoenix, Memphis Campus, 2011
  • Lead Faculty & Area Chair, College of Natural Sciences, University of Phoenix, Memphis Campus, 2006-2010
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Biochemistry, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 2002-2004

Courses Commonly Taught

  • Biology
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Pathophysiology
  • Advanced Pathophysiology


  • Zamamiri-Davis, F. and Zambetti, G. (2004). Chapter 19: p53 Tumor Supressor Genes. In G. Stein & A. Pardee (Eds.), Cell Cycle and Growth Control: Biomolecular Regulation and Cancer, 2nd Edition (pp. 635-668). John Wiley & Sons, Inc., NJ: Hoboken.
  • Prabhu K.S., Zamamiri-Davis F., Stewart J.B., Thompson J.T., Sordillo L.M., Reddy C.C. Selenium deficiency increases the expression of inducible nitric oxide synthase in RAW 264.7 macrophages: role of nuclear factor kappa B in up regulation. Biochem. J. 2002 Aug 15; 366(Pt 1): 203-9.
  • Zamamiri-Davis F., Lu Y., Thompson J.T., Prabhu K.S., Reddy P.V., Sordillo L.M., Reddy C.C. Nuclear factor-κB mediates over-expression of cyclooxygenase-2 during activation of RAW 264.7 macrophages in selenium deficiency. Free Radic. Biol. Med. 2002 May 1; 32(9):890-7.
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