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Vince ConnersVince Connors
Professor of Biology

Ph.D. University of Nebraska, Lincoln (1987)

Post Doctoral appointments:
University of Oklahoma
University of Wisconsin
University of Montana (1988-1993)

Faculty appointments:
University of Montana
USC Upstate (1993-Present)

Currently Professor of Biology at USC Upstate. Research interests: Immunobiology of the human parasite, Schistosoma mansoni, in its snail vector; Development of snail embryonic cells as a model for the schistosoma-snail interaction; Population biology of estuarine fish parasites. Teaching interests: Non-majors biology, Invertebrate Biology and Cellular biology.

Recent Publications:
Golléty C, Connors VA, Adams AM, Roumillat WA, de Buron I. 2005. Population dynamics of the philometrid nematode Margolisianum bulbosum in the southern flounder Paralichthys lethostigma (Pisces: Paralichthyidae) in South Carolina, USA Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 65:69-74

Steelman, B. N. and V. A. Connors (In press). Chemokinetic effect of Interleukin-1 on Cultured Biomphalaria glabrata Embryon.

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