The School of Arts and Sciences
Full Name: Chris Hickey
Assistant Professor of Biology
B.S., Otterbein University; Ph.D., The Ohio State University.
Dr. Hickey received his doctorate in the program of molecular, cellular, and developmental
biology. He brings with him valuable experience in the areas of laboratory and clinical
research. His interests include cancer molecular biology and the development of novel
therapies designed to eliminate cancer cells while preserving healthy functional cells.
He specializes in leukemia experimental therapeutics using microRNA biology to influence
gene expression within cancer cells.