Assistant Professor of Biology
Dr. Cornwell joined Gordon College in 2014. Her primary research involves understanding molecular signaling pathways leading to airway or gut remodeling in allergic diseases such as inflammatory asthma and eosinophil-driven gastrointestinal disorders. She was selected to participate in the fellowship program, “Bridging the Two Cultures of Science and the Humanities Part II,” sponsored by SCIO (Scholarship & Christianity in ... more ➔
Professor of Biology
Health Professions Advisor (Premed Advisor)
My research interests have centered around immunology and molecular biology. In graduate school at Brandeis University, I cloned and studied the transporter protein, called FcRn, that carries IgG antibodies across the human placenta under Dr. Neil E. Simister.
Subsequent to my graduate work, new roles the antibody transporter have been discovered—it extends the serum ... more ➔