Faculty Profile for Dr. Dana M Garcia

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Dr. Dana M Garcia
Professor — Biology
SUPP 254
phone: (512) 245-3368

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Ashford-Hanserd, S. N., Daniel, K. L., & Garcia, D. M. (n.d.). Working collectively to improve ACCEYSS to informal STEM programming.
  • Nuckels, R. J., Nice, C., & Garcia, D. M. (n.d.). Duplicated myosin V genes in teleosts show evolutionary rate variations among the motor and cargo binding domains. Genome Biology and Evolution.
  • Ibarra, D. E., Mireles, T., Pattillo, A. M., & Garcia, D. M. (2018). A method for quantifying pigment position in mouse RPE.
  • Reimer, D. E., Ibarra, D. E., Mireles, T., & Garcia, D. M. (2018). Localizing ATP- binding cassette protein C4 (Abcc4) in mouse RPE.
  • Ibarra, D. E., Mireles, T., & Garcia, D. M. (2018). A method for quantifying pigment position in mouse RPE.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Nominee: Excellence in Diversity Award. 2015
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Who’s Who, Who’s Who. 2015
  • Award / Honor Nominee: Dean Nominee for Presidential Award in Scholarly and Creative Activity. 2008
  • Award / Honor Nominee: Presidential Award in Scholarly and Creative Activity. 2007
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Selected to receive Hope for Vision Award. 2007

Selected Grants

  • Ashford-Hanserd, Shetay Nicole (Principal), Daniel, Kristy Lynn (Co-Principal), Garcia, Dana M (Co-Principal). ACCEYSS: Association of Collaborative Communities Equipping Youth for STEM Success, National Science Foundation, Federal, $299536. (Funded: December 1, 2017 - November 30, 2019). Grant.
  • Garcia, Dana M. Research Enhancement Program Grant. Zebrafish Optic Nerve as a Model for Studying Aging in the Central Nervous System, Texas State University, Texas State University, $8000. (Funded: 2013). Grant.
  • Garcia, Dana M. 2013 Women in Science and Engineering Conference: Sustainability – Preparing for the Long Haul, Halliburton Foundation, Private / Foundation / Corporate, $15000. (Funded: May 2012). Grant.
  • Garcia, Dana M. Research Enhancement Program Grant. Does Mrp4-mediated cyclic nucleotide export drive dark-induced pigment granule aggregation in the retinal pigment epithelium of mouse and zebrafish?, Texas State University, Texas State University, $7996. (Funded: 2011). Grant.
  • Koke, Joseph Ralph, Garcia, Dana M. Major Research Instrumentation Program, Acquisition of a Multiphoton-ready Microscope at Texas State University, National Science Foundation, Federal, $234360. (Funded: 2008 - 2009). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Member
SURE Selection Committee
2018-Present
Chair
College of Science Curriculum Committee
October 2018-Present
Board Member
P2P Movement
January 1, 2018-Present
Member
Search Committee for Chief Diversity Officer
November 2017-Present
Member
SURE Advisory Council
October 6, 2017-Present