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Conner Sandefur, Ph.D.

Pulmonary Research


University of Michigan – Bioinformatics


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


Dr. Sandefur is currently an Independent Scientist with Sandefur Modeling, LLC


  • 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, Elston TC. Mathematical model reveals role of nucleotide signaling in airway surface liquid homeostasis and its dysregulation in cystic fibrosis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 Aug 29;114(35):E7272-E7281. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1617383114. Epub 2017 Aug 14. PMID: 28808008; PMCID: PMC5584404

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.