EDUCATION

 2012-present: M.S. Integrative Physiology (In Progress), University of Colorado Boulder

 2008-2010: B.S. Biochemistry/Neuroscience, University of California, Los Angeles

 2003-2008, 2010-2012: AA Biology, Chemistry, Biomedical Sciences, Santa Barbara City College

CURRENT RESEARCH INTERESTS

 The role of mitochondrial-derived reactive oxygen species (mtROS) on vascular endothelial function and arterial stiffness

 The effect of dietary MitoQ (mitochondrial-targeted antioxidant) on vascular and motor dysfunction with aging

 The effect of a life-long Western diet on vascular function and aging

 The effect of voluntary running on arterial stiffness

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

 2012-present: Graduate Research Assistant, Integrative Physiology of Aging, Dr. Douglas Seals, University of Colorado Boulder

 2010: Undergraduate Research Assistant, Evolutionary & Developmental Biology, Dr. David Jacobs, University of California, Los Angeles

 2010: Undergraduate Research Assistant, Conducting Polymers, Dr. Richard Kaner, University of California, Los Angeles

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

 Fall 2013-present: Graduate Teaching Assistant, Human Anatomy (Lecture & Lab)

 Fall 2012-Spring 2013: Graduate Teaching Assistant/Lead Dissector, Human Anatomy (Lab)

 Spring 2012: Undergraduate Teaching Assistant, Human Anatomy

 Fall 2010-Spring 2012: Biological Sciences Laboratory Teaching Assistant

 Spring/Fall 2011: Undergraduate Teaching Assistant, Medical Microbiology

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

 Fall 2013-present: Lead Graduate Teacher for the Department of Integrative Physiology, Graduate Teacher Program: Graduate School, University of Colorado Boulder

PUBLICATIONS

 Strong, V., Uribe-Romo, F. J., Battson, M. and Kaner, R. (2012), Oriented Polythiophene Nanofibers Grown from CdTe Quantum Dot Surfaces. Small, 8: 11911196.

CERTIFICATES

 In progress: Certificate in College Teaching, University of Colorado Boulder

MEMBERSHIPS

 Jan 2013-present: American Physiological Society (APS)

 Jan 2013-present: American Heart Association (AHA)

 Sep 2013-present: Human Anatomy & Physiology Society (HAPS)

Micah Battson, B.S.

 

Office: 303-492-3106

Fax: 303-492-6778

E-mail: micah.battson@colorado.edu

Integrative Physiology of Aging Laboratory

University of Colorado at Boulder