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Dr. Amanda Wright
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry
Contact Information

Caruthers Hall
(703) 284-1639

Academic Credentials

B.S., Clemson University
Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Teaching Areas:
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Virology
  • Genetics
Research Interests:
  • Protein-protein Interactions Required for Neural Development
Dr. Amanda Wright has been a member of Marymount’s faculty since 2008. She was trained in developmental neurobiology and biochemistry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and leads several research projects with undergraduate students here at Marymount.

Dr. Wright has published several research papers in leading scientific journals and made presentations at the Society for Neuroscience Conference held annually nationwide covering such topics as “CHL1 is a Determinant of Topographic Mapping in the Thalamocortical Projection.”

She is very active in the Marymount scientific community, serving as one of the academic advisors for the Science Club and as the liaison for the Women in Science Living Learning Community.