Amy J. Hawkins, PhD

Academic Information

  • Departments: Biochemistry - Instructor (Lecturer)

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. Hawkins AJ, Stark LA (2017). More Than Metaphor: Online Resources for Teaching Cancer Biology. CBE Life Sci Educ, 16(3).
  2. Bodson J, Ding Q, Warner EL, Hawkins AJ, Henry KA, Kepka D (2017). Sub-Regional Assessment of HPV Vaccination Among Female Adolescents in the Intermountain West and Implications for Intervention Opportunities. Matern Child Health J, 21(7), 1500-1511.
  3. Hawkins AJ, Stark LA (2016). Bringing Climate Change into the Life Science Classroom: Essentials, Impacts on Life, and Addressing Misconceptions. CBE Life Sci Educ, 15(2).
  4. Kepka D, Ding Q, Hawkins AJ, Warner EL, Boucher KM (2016). Factors associated with early adoption of the HPV vaccine in US male adolescents include Hispanic ethnicity and receipt of other vaccines. Prev Med Rep, 4, 98-102.
  5. Hawkins AJ, Stark LA (2015). Online Resources for Engaging Students in Bioethical Discussions. CBE Life Sci Educ, 14(4), fe4.
  6. Schell JC, Olson KA, Jiang L, Hawkins AJ, Van Vranken JG, Xie J, Egnatchik RA, Earl EG, DeBerardinis RJ, Rutter J (2014). A role for the mitochondrial pyruvate carrier as a repressor of the Warburg effect and colon cancer cell growth. Mol Cell, 56(3), 400-13.
  7. Hawkins AJ, Golding SE, Khalil A, Valerie K (2011). DNA double-strand break - induced pro-survival signaling. Radiother Oncol, 101(1), 13-7.
  8. Shultz JC, Goehe RW, Murudkar CS, Wijesinghe DS, Mayton EK, Massiello A, Hawkins AJ, Mukerjee P, Pinkerman RL, Park MA, Chalfant CE (2011). SRSF1 regulates the alternative splicing of caspase 9 via a novel intronic splicing enhancer affecting the chemotherapeutic sensitivity of non-small cell lung cancer cells. Mol Cancer Res, 9(7), 889-900.
  9. Shultz JC, Goehe RW, Wijesinghe DS, Murudkar C, Hawkins AJ, Shay JW, Minna JD, Chalfant CE (2010). Alternative splicing of caspase 9 is modulated by the phosphoinositide 3-kinase/Akt pathway via phosphorylation of SRp30a. Cancer Res, 70(22), 9185-96.
  10. Adams BR, Hawkins AJ, Povirk LF, Valerie K (2010). ATM-independent, high-fidelity nonhomologous end joining predominates in human embryonic stem cells. Aging, 2(9), 582-96.
  11. Hawkins AJ, Subler MA, Akopiants K, Wiley JL, Taylor SM, Rice AC, Windle JJ, Valerie K, Povirk LF (2009). In vitro complementation of Tdp1 deficiency indicates a stabilized enzyme-DNA adduct from tyrosyl but not glycolate lesions as a consequence of the SCAN1 mutation. DNA Repair (Amst), 8(5), 654-63.
  12. Golding SE, Morgan RN, Adams BR, Hawkins AJ, Povirk LF, Valerie K (2009). Pro-survival AKT and ERK signaling from EGFR and mutant EGFRvIII enhances DNA double-strand break repair in human glioma cells. Cancer Biol Ther, 8(8), 730-8.