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Dallas Donohoe

Associate Professor


Professor Donohoe's research consists of dietary chemoprevention toward colorectal cancer as it relates to the microbial-derived metabolite called butyrate. Specifically, his goal is to identify the functional significance of butyrate (as it relates to the microbiome) in the colon and the mechanism by it protects against tumorigenesis.

Donohoe Lab



2013       Post-Doc, University of North Carolina, Genetics

2007       PhD, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Pharmacology

2001       BS, Florida State University, Biology 

Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

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  • Phone: 865-974-6238
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