Mark James Pilgrim

Mark J. Pilgrim

Assistant Professor of Biology
Ph.D., Medical University of South Carolina (2004)
B.S., College of Charleston (1997)

Phone: (864) 388-8079
E-mail: mpilgrim1@lander.edu


College: College of Science & Mathematics
Department: Department of Biology


CLASSES TAUGHT
Course Num Course Title
BIOL-101 General Biology
BIOL-204 Microbiology
BIOL-421 General Microbiology
BIOL-422 Immunology and Serology
BIOL-430 Medical Technoloogy Internship
BIOL-431 Medical Technology Internship

ARTICLES - REFEREED
  • Salivary glands act as mucosal inductive sites via the formation of ectopic germinal centers after site-restricted MCMV infection in The FASEB Journal. (2011)
  • A Mouse Model Linking Viral Hepatitis and Salivary Gland Dysfunction in Oral Diseases. (2009)
  • A focused salivary gland infection with attenuated MCMV: an animal model with prevention of pathology associated with systemic MCMV infection in Experimental and Molecular Pathology. (2007)
  • Reovirus Serotype 1/Strain Lang-Stimulated Activation of Antigen-Specific T Lymphocytes in Peyer's Patches and Distal Gut-Mucosal Sites: Activation Status and Cytotoxic Mechanisms in The Journal of Immunology. (2005)

PROCEEDINGS - Refereed (Abstract Only)
  • The Pre-health Collection of MedEdPORTAL's iCollaborative: Resources for Instructors and Students of Pre-health Sciences in National Association of Biology Teachers/Society for College Science Teachers. (2012)
  • Minimizing Colonization of Nitrifying Bacteria in Freshwater Aquaria in American Society for Microbiology - South Carolina Branch. (2012)

PROCEEDINGS - Not Refereed (Abstract Only)
  • Using Rubrics and the Rubric Analysis Tool in Blackboard in Eastern Regional Competency Based Educational Consortium (ERCBEC) Convention. (2012)

PRESENTATIONS
  • Engaging Learners with a Weekly Independent Project in a Microbiology Course for Biology Majors. Georgia Governor's Teaching Fellows Teaching and Learning Conference. Athens, Georgia. (January, 2014)
  • Interdisciplinary Problem-Solving for Pre-health Students: The Benefits of Sharing Teaching Resources. Transforming STEM Education: Innovation, Inquiry, and Evidence. San Diego, California. (October, 2013)
  • Lecture Capture: ECHO360. Lander University faculty workshop. Greenwood, South Carolina. (August, 2013)
  • Using Google Forms to Collect Assessment Data. Lander University faculty workshop. Greenwood, South Carolina. (August, 2013)
  • The Pre-health Collection of MedEdPORTAL's iCollaborative: Resources for Instructors and Students of Pre-health Sciences. National Association of Biology Teachers/Society for College Science Teachers. San Antonio, Texas. (April, 2013)
  • Using Rubrics and the Rubric Analysis Tool in Blackboard. Eastern Regional Competency Based Educational Consortium (ERCBEC) Convention. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. (October, 2012)
  • How to Implement Assessment in the Classroom, Session I. Lander University faculty workshop. Greenwood, South Carolina. (2012)
  • Minimizing Colonization of Nitrifying Bacteria in Freshwater Aquaria. American Society for Microbiology - South Carolina Branch. Aiken, South Carolina. (2012)