Kristen Walton, Ph.D.

current | former


Kristen Walton, Ph.D.

kwalton1@missouriwestern.edu

    Cellular and Molecular Physiology

Education

  • Ph.D. Cellular and Molecular Physiology, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Mentors

  • Balfour Sartor, Ph.D.

Biography

Dr. Kristen Walton is currently an Associate Professor of Biology at Missouri Western State University at St. Joseph.

Courses

  • Spring 2006
    • Molecular Basis of Disease: videoteleconferenced between University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and North Carolina Central University
  • Spring 2005
    • Immunology: University of North Carolina at Pembroke
  • Spring 2004
    • General Biology: University of North Carolina at Pembroke
    • Molecular Mechanisms of Disease and Drug Therapy: videoteleconferenced between University of North Carolina at Pembroke and North Carolina Central University
  • Fall 2003
    • General Biology: University of North Carolina at Pembroke

Publications

  • Walton K.L.W., Holt, L, Sartor, RB. (2009) Lipopolysaccharide activates innate immune responses in murine intestinal myofibroblasts through multiple signaling pathways. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol doi:10.1152/ajpgi.00022.2008
  • Walton, K.L.W., He, J.P., Kelsall, B.L., Sartor, R.B., and Fisher, N.C. (2006) Dendritic cells in germ-free and specific pathogen-free mice are similar in phenotype and antigen-presentation function. Immunology Letters. 102(1): 16-24.
  • Walton, K.L.W., Galanko, J.A., Sartor, R.B., Fisher, N.C. (2006) T cell-mediated oral tolerance is intact in germ-free mice. Clinical and Experimental Immunology. 143(3): 503-512.