Dr. Benny Washington, Jr.
Department of Biological Sciences
College of Life & Physical Sciences
Office Location: Harned Hall, Room 211
Laboratory Room, 311
The synergistic effect of ethanol and reactive oxygen species on insulin signaling in vascular smooth muscle cells
Most Significant Publications:
Washington, B., Butler, K., Doye, A., Hajjer, R., Gwathmey, J.K., Heart function challenged with ﬂ-receptor agonism or antagonism in a heart failure model, 2001, Cardiovascular Drug and Therapy 15:481-488.
Washington, B., C. Mtshali, S.Williams, H. Smith, Shaw, B.J., Li, J., Gwathmey, J.,Ethanol-Induced Mitogen Activated Protein Kinase Activity mediated through Protein Kinase C, 2003, Cellular and Molecular Biology, 49(8), 1361-1366.
Washington, B., S. Williams, P. Armstrong, C. Mtshali, J. T. Robinson, and E. L. Myles, Cadmium Toxicity on Arterioles Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells of Spontaneously Hypertensive Rats, Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health, 2006, 3(4) 309.
A L Johnson , G D Goode , C Mtshali , E L Myles and B Washington, Protein Kinase C- α/ßII, δ, and ζ/λ involvement in ethanol-Induced MAPK expression in vascular smooth muscle cells , Cellmolbio., 2007, Vol 53(4).
J B Shaw , Q Cai , C Mtshali , E L Myles and B Washington, Heterogeneity of histamine H3 receptor genomic expression in the cerebral cortex of Spontaneously Hypertensive rat , Cellmolbio., 2007, Vol 53(4).
C Edwards , P Armstrong , G D Goode , C Mtshali , S Williams , E L Myles and B Washington, Cross-talking between calcium and histamine in the expression of MAPKs in hypertensive vascular smooth cells, CellMolbiol., 2007, Vol 53(4).
Physiology & Pathophysiology
B.S. (Biol.)-Tennessee State Univ.
M.S. (Biol.)-Tennessee State Univ.
Ph.D. (Biochem.)-Atlanta Univ.
Society for Neuroscience
Southeastern Pharmacology Society
Society for Cell Biology
American Clinical Society
Faculty Senate (Parlimentarian)
Tenure and Promotion Committee
Date Joined Staff: 1993
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