Dr. Michael Grantham, Assistant Professor

(816) 271-5603 |

Dr. Michael Grantham has been at MWSU since 2016. His research interests include the human flu virus.

Introduction to Tissue Culture Techniques

Students will learn basic tissue culture techniques, including aseptic techniques, maintenance and propagation of cultured cell lines, and assays for analysis of cellular functions.

This project is a collaborative effort between the labs of Dr. Grantham and Dr. Walton.

Requirements:  Students should have completed at least one biology course and have an interest in learning common techniques for culture of animal cells. 

From Viruses to Vertebrates: A Freshwater Biodiversity Survey

This research will use traditional and molecular tools to sample and categorize the biological entities in the freshwater environments that occur on the Missouri Western State campus. Students that work on this project will gain lab and field experience as well as experience working with large, complicated sets of data.

This project is a collaborative effort between the labs of Dr. Elias, Dr. Ganong, Dr. Grantham, Dr. Mills, and Dr. Drake.

Requirements: Successful completion of at least one Biology course.

COVID ResearchAnalysis of Survey Data:
College Classes during COVID-19

Requirements – Attention to detail, experience with Excel, graphing, and statistics.  Interest in data analysis/management.

Dr. Michael Grantham

About Dr. Michael Grantham

Ph.D., Microbiology and Immunology, Louisiana State University

B.S., Chemistry, B.S., Biology, Emporia State University

Contact Dr. Grantham

Agenstein 237D

4525 Downs Drive
Saint Joseph, MO 64507