Dr. Eric Domyan

Faculty Member

Dr. Eric Domyan

Biography

I joined the Biotechnology Program in the Biology Department in Fall of 2015. Prior to my appointment I was a postdoctoral researcher in Dr. Michael Shapiro's lab at the Unversity of Utah.
Courses taught_
Biology 1010_ General Biology (Non-majors biology course)
Biology 1610_ Biology I
Biology 3405_ Cell Biology Lab
Biology 3500_ Genetics
Biology 489R_ Independent Research
Biology 490R_ Special Topics_ Computer Programming for Biologists
Biology 494R_ Senior Seminar
Biology 499R_ Senior Thesis
Biotechnology 2010_ DNA Manipulation and Analysis
Biotechnology 490R_ Special Topics_ Advanced Genetic Analyses

Education

Ph D, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2011

Major: Genetics

Masters of Education (MEd.), The Ohio State University, 2001

Major: Science Education

BS, The Ohio State University, 2000

Major: Biology

Teaching

BIOL 3405

Cell Biology Laboratory, Fall 2021

BTEC 2010

DNA Manipulation and Analysis, Fall 2021

BIOL 3500

Genetics, Fall 2021

BIOL 3500

Genetics, Fall 2021

BIOL 489R

Student Research, Fall 2021

BIOL 489R

Student Research, Fall 2021

BIOL 489R

Student Research, Fall 2021

BIOL 489R

Student Research, Summer 2021

BIOL 489R

Student Research, Summer 2021

BIOL 3405

Cell Biology Laboratory, Spring 2021

BTEC 2010

DNA Manipulation and Analysis, Spring 2021

BIOL 3500

Genetics, Spring 2021

BIOL 490R

Special Topics in Biology, Spring 2021

BIOL 489R

Student Research, Spring 2021

BIOL 489R

Student Research, Spring 2021

BIOL 489R

Student Research, Spring 2021

Presentations

Domyan, Eric (Presenter & Author), Kirkpatrick, Jacob (Author Only), Kirkpatrick, Joshua (Author Only), Porter, Tyrel (Author Only), Bell, McKenzie (Author Only), Pan-American Society of Pigment Cell Research Annual Conference, "A CRISPR-based mutagenesis screen to identify novel mediators of SOX10 function in melanogenesis", Pan-American Society of Pigment Cell Research, Jackson Laboratory, ME. (October, 2019)
Domyan, Eric (Presenter & Author), Hardy, Jeremy (Author Only), Wright, Tanner (Author Only), Array, Cody Frazier (Author Only), Daniels, Jordan (Author Only), Hill, Jonathon (Author Only), Pan-American Society for Pigment Cell Research Annual Conference, "SOX10 regulates multiple genes to direct eumelanin vs. pheomelanin production in domestic rock pigeon", Pan-American Society for Pigment Cell Research, Gleneden Beach, OR. (October, 2018)
Domyan, Eric , Brigham Young University Department of Plant and Wildlife Sciences Seminar, "Not just rats with wings_ Using domestic pigeons to provide insights into phenotypic evolution", Brigham Young University, Provo, UT. (September, 2015)

Scholarly/Creative Works

Domyan, Eric , Hardy, Jeremy , Wright, Tanner , Frazer, Cody , Daniels, Jordan , Kirkpatrick, Joshua , Kirkpatrick, Jacob , Wakamatsu, Kazumasa , Hill, Jonathon T., (2019) "SOX10 regulates multiple genes to direct eumelanin versus pheomelanin production in domestic rock pigeon" (Issue: 5, vol. 32). PIGMENT CELL & MELANOMA RESEARCH.
Lee, Lauren , Tirrell, Nathan , Burrell, Christian , Chambers, Scott , Vogel, Steve , Domyan, Eric , (2018) "Genetic tests reveal extra-pair paternity among Gentoo penguins (Pyogoscelis papua ellsworthii) at Loveland Living Planet Aquarium_ Implications for ex situ colony management" (Issue: 4, vol. 37). ZOO BIOLOGY.
Holt, Carson , Campbell, Michael , Keays, David A., Edelman, Nathaniel , Kapusta, Aurelie , Maclary, Emily , Domyan, Eric , Suh, Alexander , Warren, Wesley C., Yandell, Mark , Gilbert, M. Thomas P., Array , Shapiro, Michael D., (2018) "Improved Genome Assembly and Annotation for the Rock Pigeon (Columba livia)" (Issue: 5, vol. 8). G3-GENES GENOMES GENETICS.
Domyan, Eric , Shapiro, Michael D., (2017) "Pigeonetics takes flight_ Evolution, development, and genetics of intraspecific variation" (Issue: 2, vol. 427). DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY.
Domyan, Eric , Kronenberg, Zev , Infante, Carlos R., Vickrey, Anna I., Stringham, Sydney A., Bruders, Rebecca , Guernsey, Michael W., Park, Sungdae , Payne, Jason , Beckstead, Robert B., Kardon, Gabrielle , Menke, Douglas B., Yandell, Mark , Shapiro, Michael D., (2016) "Molecular shifts in limb identity underlie development of feathered feet in two domestic avian species" (vol. 5). ELIFE.

Awards

Dean's Award of Excellence_ Scholarship

College of Science - April, 2019

This award was presented by the Dean as recognition of my work in mentoring students in undergraduate research.

Faculty Excellence Award

Faculty Senate - March, 2018

This award was presented by Faculty Senate as recognition for my teaching and research activities.