Teaching Assistant Professor
Biology Teaching and Learning

Biology Education Research focused on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion as well as Active Learning.

Selected Publications

Furniss K, Jantzer J, Kirkman T. (2021). Lessons and Uses for Studying Inclusivity in Biology. In Macht Jantzer A & Lyndgaard K (Eds.), Inclusion in Higher Education: Research Initiatives on Campus. (pp. 155-172). Lexington Books.

Furniss K, Vas ACJ, Lane AB, Clarke DJ. (2018). Monitoring the DNA Topoisomerase II Checkpoint in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Methods Mol Biol. 1703:217-240. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-7459-7_16

Furniss K, Tsai H, Byl J, Lane A, Vas A, Hsu W, Osheroff N, Clarke, DJ. (2013). Direct monitoring of the strand passage reaction of DNA topoisomerase II triggers checkpoint activation. PLoS Genetics, 9(10). doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1003832

Díaz-Martínez LA, Beauchene N, Furniss K, Esponda P, Giménez-Abián JF and Clarke DJ. (2010) Cohesin is needed for bipolar mitosis in human cells. Cell Cycle. 9:1764-73.

Beauchene N, Díaz-Martínez LA, Furniss K, Hsu WS, Tsai HJ, Chamberlain C, Esponda P, Giménez-Abián JF and Clarke DJ. (2010) Rad21 is required for centrosome integrity in human cells independently of its role in chromosome cohesion. Cell Cycle. 9:1774-80.

Furniss K, Vas AC, Lane A, Clarke DJ. Assaying topoisomerase II checkpoints in yeast. (2009) Methods Mol Biol. 582:167-87.