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Faculty Staff Directory > Pamela Elf
Pam Elf Pamela Elf, Ph.D.
Associate Professor - Biology
Math, Science and Technology Department

Office: 242 Dowell Annex
Phone: 218-281-8263
E-mail: pelf@umn.edu 

Courses Taught:

Research Interests:

  • Yolk hormone influences on embryonic sex determination and differentiation in oviparous animals
  • Steroid hormone levels in maternal plasma and yolk during embryonic development in a viviparous TSD reptile.
  • Listen to a UMC Insight interview about this research 
    (RealMedia file)

Membership in Professional Organizations:

  • Council for Undergraduate Research (CUR)
  • Sigma Xi
  • Society of Integrative and Comparative Biologists (SICB)
  • Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles (SSAR)
  • American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists (ASIH)

Awards and Honors:

  • Satrom Scholarship - UND Grad. School
  • Gaige Research Award - ASIH
  • NDEPSCOR Doctoral Fellowship - NDEPSCOR
  • NTC Student Senate UMC Teacher of the Year (2000-01)
  • UND Biology Dept. Graduate Research Award (1998-2001)

Educational Background:

  • Ph.D. in Biology from the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND
  • B.S. in Biology from the University of Minnesota, Duluth

Joined UMC in August 2001