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Conner Sandefur, Ph.D.

Pulmonary Research


University of Michigan – Bioinformatics


Richard Boucher, MD. & Tim Elston, Ph.D.


Dr. Sandefur is Assistant Professor in the Department of Biology at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke in Pembroke, NC.


  • Fall 2014
    • Exploring Bioinformatics and Computational Biology , UNC Pembroke
  • Spring 2014
    • Principles of Biology, UNC Pembroke


Gordy CL, Sandefur, CI, Tessa Lacara, Felix R. Harris, Melissa V. Ramirez. 2020. Building the lac Operon: A Guided-Inquiry Activity Using 3D-Printed Models. J of Micro and Bio Educ. 21(1).

Sandefur, CI, Boucher, RC, and Elston TC. 2017.Mathematical model reveals role of nucleotide signaling in airway surface liquid homeostasis and its dysregulation in cystic fibrosis. PNAS. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1617383114

Sandefur CI and Gordy CL. 2016. Undergraduate journal club as an intervention to improve student development in applying the scientific process. J. of College Science Teaching. 45(4): 52 – 58. PMCID: PMC4874504.

Sandefur CI. (2014) Young investigator perspectives. Blogging for electronic record keeping and collaborative research. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. Dec 15;307(12):G1145-6.