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Morrill Hall 105

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3010
University of Idaho
Moscow, ID 83844-3010

Phone: 208-885-6689

Email: vpresearch@uidaho.edu

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Morrill Hall Room 414
Moscow, ID  83844

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Dr., MS 3010
Moscow, ID  83844-3010

Phone: 208-885-6162

Email: ored-ora@uidaho.edu

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Physical Address:

Morrill Hall Room 103
Moscow, ID  83843

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Dr., MS 3020
Moscow, ID  83844-3020

Phone: 208-885-6651

Fax: 208-885-4990

Email: osp@uidaho.edu

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Physical Address:
Morrill Hall 103
Moscow, Idaho

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive
MS 3003
Moscow, ID 83844-3003

Jeremy Tamsen
Phone: 208-885-4550
Email: tamsen@uidaho.edu
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Physical Address:
Water Center Suite 324
Boise, Idaho

Mailing Address:
322 E. Front St., Suite 324
Boise, ID 83702

Jana Jones
Phone: 208-364-4568
Email: janajones@uidaho.edu

Excellence Award 2019 | Deborah Stenkamp

Research and Creative Activity Excellence Award

Professor Deborah Stenkamp joined the faculty at the University of Idaho in 1997 as an assistant professor in the College of Science's Department of Biological Sciences.

During her 20-plus years at U of I, Stenkamp has examined the cellular and molecular mechanisms of retinal development in animals and humans. She specifically researches differentiation of rod and cone photoreceptors, which are special cells that respond to light and mediate vision. Human retinal diseases involving the loss of these cells result in blindness. Stenkamp’s work, which has focused on the cellular and molecular mechanisms that result in retinal regeneration following retinal damage, may one day help pave the way for new approaches to help treat humans with vision loss – and possibly other disorders that can deteriorate the nervous system.

Stenkamp has been the principal investigator on a wide range of NIH-funded biomedical research projects at U of I. She is also a leader in the Institute for Modeling Collaboration and Innovation’s Evolution of Tandemly-Replicated Opsin Genes working group and a leading collaborator for the Office of Research and Economic Development's (ORED) Institute for Bioinformatics and Evolutionary Studies (IBEST). She has been named as a lead or co-author on nearly 100 published works in her field.

Stenkamp earned her Bachelor of Arts in biology at Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington. She completed her Ph.D. in neuroscience at the Wilmer Eye Institute of Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions in Baltimore, Maryland. She also conducted postdoctoral work at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor before coming to the University of Idaho.

Deborah Stenkamp
Deborah Stenkamp, Ph. D.

Physical Address:
Morrill Hall 105

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3010
University of Idaho
Moscow, ID 83844-3010

Phone: 208-885-6689

Email: vpresearch@uidaho.edu

Web: ORED

Map

Physical Address:

Morrill Hall Room 414
Moscow, ID  83844

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Dr., MS 3010
Moscow, ID  83844-3010

Phone: 208-885-6162

Email: ored-ora@uidaho.edu

Web: ORA Website

Map

Physical Address:

Morrill Hall Room 103
Moscow, ID  83843

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Dr., MS 3020
Moscow, ID  83844-3020

Phone: 208-885-6651

Fax: 208-885-4990

Email: osp@uidaho.edu

Web: OSP Website

Map

Physical Address:
Morrill Hall 103
Moscow, Idaho

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive
MS 3003
Moscow, ID 83844-3003

Jeremy Tamsen
Phone: 208-885-4550
Email: tamsen@uidaho.edu
Web: OTT Website

Map

Physical Address:
Water Center Suite 324
Boise, Idaho

Mailing Address:
322 E. Front St., Suite 324
Boise, ID 83702

Jana Jones
Phone: 208-364-4568
Email: janajones@uidaho.edu