Dr. Kathy Zanin is an Associate Professor of Immunology, Cell, and Developmental Biology. Her current research interest is exploring histone proteins in the mitochondria (link to abstract on PubMed; link to full PDF). She has also developed a hypothesis for a cure for HIV infection (link to publication). Dr. Zanin is active in promoting stronger pre-college education in the STEM fields and is regular participant and presenter for activities sponsored by the Center for Excellence and Innovation in Teaching (link to publication 1, link to publication 2). She was the 2009 recipient of The Citadel’s Clinton A. Medbery Award for Dedication in Teaching, the 2018 recipient of the School of Science and Math’s Early Career Faculty Award, and the 2018 recipient of the Faculty Excellence in Service Award. She is also the Pre-Health Advisor and the administrator of the Pre-Health Mentorship Program. Her office is Bond Hall 322.
- Ph. D – Medical University of South Carolina
- B.S. Biology – University of South Carolina