Dr. Elissa Purnell

Dr. Elissa Purnell

Title: Associate Professor, Coordinator of Program of Biology
Department: Biology
Discipline: Biology
Office: Drew Griffith Rm. Annex
Phone: 912.358.4447
Fax: 912.358.4950
Email: purnelle@savannahstate.edu

Biography

Elissa T. Purnell is full Professor and Coordinator for the department of Biology. She also serves as an academic advisor, research mentor, and primary advisor for the Sigma Omicron Chapter of Beta Beta Beta National Biological Honor Society.

Research Interests

Hemolytic Anemia (mechanistic studies using para-substituted aniline analogs), reproductive endocrinology

Education

PhD, Molecular and Cellular Biology and Pathobiology - Medical University of South Carolina
MS, Biology - West Georgia College
BS, Biology - Savannah State College

Awards & Honors

Name: STAR Fellowship
Organization: University of North Texas Health Science Center
Date: 5/1/2007
Fellows developed research proposals and received information on all aspects of research over a one year period. Fellows also attended the Health Disparities Conference and presented their proposals.

Publications

Title: Mechanistic Study on Aniline-Induced Erythrocyte Toxicity
Publication Date: 1/1/2007
Publisher: Arch. Indust. Hyg. and Toksikol.
Volume: 58
Page Number: 275-285
Type: Manuscript
Authors: Harpal Singh, Elissa Purnell,

Title: Influence of the preimplantation embryo development (Ped) gene on embryonic platelet-activating factor (PAF) levels.
Publication Date: 6/1/2006
Publisher: J Assist Reprod Genet.
Volume: 23
Issue: 6
Page Number: 269-273
Type: Manuscript
Authors: Elissa Purnell, William E Roudebush, Carol M Warner, H I Kort, D Mitchell-Leef, C W Elsner, D B Shapiro, J B Massey,

Title: The hemotoxicity of para-substitute aniline analogs in dog and rat
Publication Date: 1/1/2005
Publisher: Ethnicity and Disease
Volume: 15
Page Number: 81-87
Type: Manuscript
Authors: Elissa Purnell, Harpal Singh,

Title: Methemoglobin and hemolytic anemia as biomarkers for drug side
Publication Date: 1/1/2005
Publisher: WIT Transactions on Biomedicine and Health
Volume: 9
Page Number: 61-71
Type: Manuscript
Authors: Harpal Singh, Elissa Purnell,

Title: Hemolytic potential of structurally related aniline halogenated hydroxylamines
Publication Date: 1/1/2005
Publisher: J. Environ. Pathol. Toxicol. and Oncol
Volume: 24
Issue: 1
Page Number: 67-76
Type: Manuscript
Authors: Harpal Singh, Elissa Purnell,

Title: Aniline-derivative induced methemoglobin in rats.
Publication Date: 1/1/2005
Publisher: J. Environ. Pathol. Toxicol. and Oncol
Volume: 24
Issue: 1
Page Number: 57-65
Type: Manuscript
Authors: Harpal Singh, Elissa Purnell,

Title: Embryonic platelet-activating factor: temporal expression of the ligand and receptor
Publication Date: 2/1/2002
Publisher: J Assist Reprod Genet.
Volume: 19
Issue: 2
Page Number: 72-78
Type: Journal Article, Professional Journal
Authors: Elissa Purnell, William E. Roudebush, N R Stoddart, S D Fleming,

Title: Impact of blood serum insulin-like growth factor I on platelet-activating factor in bull spermatozoa.
Publication Date: 1/1/2001
Publisher: Domest Anim Endocrinol
Volume: 20
Issue: 1
Page Number: 1-7
Type: Manuscript
Authors: Elissa Purnell, William E Roudebush, M E Davis,

Title: Platelet-activating factor content in human spermatozoa and pregnancy outcome.
Publication Date: 8/1/2000
Publisher: Fertil Steril
Volume: 74
Issue: 2
Page Number: 257-260
Type: Manuscript
Authors: Elissa Purnell, William E Roudebush,