Kristen Walton, Ph.D.

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.