Alyssa M. Braun

Biological Sciences
Office & Location:
Parmer 243
Office Phone:
(708) 524-6913

Job Title

Department Chair; Assistant Professor - Biology


PhD, University of Texas at Austin
BS, University of Notre Dame


Guadagnoli JA, Braun AM, Roberts SP, and Reiber, CL (2005) "Environmental hypoxia influences hemoglobin subunit composition in the branchiopod crustacean Triops longicaudatus." The Journal of Experimental Biology 208: 3543-3551.

Braun AM and Thomas P. (2004) "Biochemical characterization of a membrane androgen receptor in the ovary of the Atlantic croaker (Micropogonias undulatus)." Biology of Reproduction 71: 146-155.

Braun AM and Thomas P. (2003) "Androgens inhibit estradiol-17B synthesis in Atlantic croaker (Micropogonias undulatus) ovaries by a nongenomic mechanism initiated at the cell surface." Biology of Reproduction 69: 1642-1650.

Hawkins MB, Thornton JW, Crews D, Skipper JD, Dotte (Braun) A, and Thomas P (2000). "Identification of a distinct estrogen receptor and reclassification of estrogen receptors in teleosts." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 97:10751-10756.


  • Advanced Human Physiology
  • Comparative Animal Physiology
  • Animal Behavior
  • Elementary Microbiology for Nonmajors
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology I
  • General Biology II
  • Introductory Biology for Nonmajors
  • Marine Environmental Science