Faculty Scholarship: Dr. Courtney Lappas

Dr. Lappas



Courtney M. Lappas

Associate Professor Biology

 B.S.University of Richmond
M.S.
University of Viginia
Ph.D.
University of Virginia

 

Dr. Lappas teaches immunology, molecular biology and general biology. She is interested in T-lymphocyte biology, with special emphasis on both the role played by T-cell subsets in various inflammatory disorders and the potential use of adenosine analogs to modulate these untoward responses.

Dr. Lappas' Scholarship and Pedagogy 2017 Celebration

Meier, B. P. &  Lappas, C. M. (2016). The influence of safety, efficacy, and medical condition severity on natural versus synthetic drug preference. Medical Decision Making, 36(8), 1011-1019. http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/0272989X15621877

Dr. Lappas' Scholarship and Pedagogy 2016 Celebration

Lappas, C. M. (2015). The immunomodulatory effects of titanium dioxide and silver nanoparticles. Food and Chemical

Toxicology, 85, 78-83.

Lappas, N. T., & Lappas, C. M. (2016). Forensic Toxicology: Principles and concepts. Cambridge, Mass.: Academic Press.

Dr. Lappas' Scholarship and Pedagogy 2015 Celebration

Lappas, C. M. (2014). The immunotoxicology of nanomaterials. In S. Sahu, & D. Casciano (Eds.), Handbook of nanotoxicology, nanomedicine and stem cell use in toxicology (pp. 99-110). New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons.

Lappas, C. M. (2014, May 12). The plant hormone Zeatin Riboside inhibits T lymphocyte activity via Adenosine A2A receptor activation. Cellular & Molecular Immunology, doi:10.1038/cmi.2014.33

Meier, B. P., Fetterman, A. K., Robinson, M. D., & Lappas, C. M. (2015). The myth of the angry atheist. Journal of Psychology, 149, 219-238. doi:10.1080/00223980.2013.866929

Dr. Lappas' Scholarship and Pedagogy 2014 Celebration

Lappas, C. M. (2012). D-limonene modulates T lymphocyte activity and viability. Cellular Immunology, 279, 30-41.

Weilnau, J. N., Black, S. E., Chehata, V. J., Schmidt, M. P., Holt, K. L., Carl, L. M., . . . Lappas, C. M. (2013). ZnS nanocrystal cytotoxicity is influenced by capping agent chemical structure and duration of time in suspension. Journal of Applied Toxicology, 33, 227-237.

Dr. Lappas' Scholarship and Pedagogy 2013 Celebration

Lappas, C. M., & Lappas, N. T. (2012). D-limonene modulates T lymphocyte activity and viability. Cellular Immunology, 279,30-41. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cellimm.2012.09.002

Weilnau, J. N., Black, S. E., Chehata, V. J., Schmidt, M. J., Holt, K. L., Carl, L.M., Straka, C. J, Marsh, A. L., Patton, W. A., Lappas, C. M. (2012). ZnS nanocrystal cytotoxicity is influenced by capping agent chemical structure and duration of time in suspension. Journal of Applied Toxicology, doi:10.1002/jat.2811

Dr. Lappas' Scholarship and Pedagogy 2012 Celebration

Chehata, V. J., Domeier, P. P., Weilnau, J. N., & Lappas, C. M. (2011). Adenosine A2A receptor activation limits chronic granulomatous disease-induced hyperinflammation. Cellular Immunology, 267(1), 39-49. doi:10.1016/j.cellimm.2010.11.002

Lappas, C. M. (2012). Allogenic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation followed by graft-versus-host disease: Role of adenosine A2A receptor. In M. A. Hayat (Ed.), Stem cells and cancer stem cells: Therapeutic applications in disease and injury (pp. 149-155). New York: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-94-007-1709-1_18