Department of Bio-Medical Sciences - Georgia
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry

Kimberly Baker, PhD


Office: 678-225-7561

Dr. Baker received her doctoral degree from the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine in 2004. She then entered into a Post-Doctoral research position at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Tyler, where she later began teaching in their Masters of Biotechnology program.

Since joining GA-PCOM, Dr. Baker teaches biochemistry, genetics, cell and molecular biology in both the DO and Biomedical Sciences Masters programs.

In addition to classroom instruction, Dr. Baker has also trained both Masters and DO students in her research laboratory.

  • Education

    PhD, Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine

    BS, Biology, Linfield College, McMinnville, Oregon

  • Research

    Dr. Baker's research is focused on exploring the biochemical pathways associated with blood coagulation, and includes a variety of molecular and biochemical techniques. Recently, Dr. Baker has begun research collaborations with other faculty, allowing her to develop projects in other diverse areas such as neurology and virology.

  • Publications

    Selected Publications

    Huynh, T.T., Baker, K.J., Komiskey, H.L. (2013) Effect of estrogen on manganese-induced toxicity on embryonic astrocytes. Advances in Bioscience and Biotechnology, 4, 10A.

    Neuenschwander, P.F., Deadmond, K.J., Zepeda, K., Rutland, J. (2012) Correlation of factor IXa subsite modulations with effects on substrate discrimination. Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis, 10: 382-389.

    Neuenschwander, P.F., Williamson, S.R., Nalian, A., Baker-Deadmond, K.J. (2006) Heparin modulates the 99-loop of factor IXa: Effects on reactivity with isolated Kunitz-type inhibitor domains. J. Biol. Chem. 281, 23066-23074.