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Tulane University Health Sciences
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
1430 Tulane Avenue SL-79
New Orleans, Louisiana
Phone 504-988-5224
Fax 504-988-7389

Gilbert F. Morris, PhD


Associate Professor,

Molecular Biology / Lung Biology 



1975, B.S., University of Georgia
1982, Ph.D., Florida State University

Teaching Specialty:

Molecular Biology



Mouse models of lung disease, control of cell growth, transcriptional regulation.

Recent Publications or Reports

Morris, G.F. and Brody, A.R. Molecular mechanisms of particle-induced lung disease. In: Environmental and Occupational Medicine. Fourth Edition.  Rom, W.R. Ed. Little, Brown and Company, Boston, MA. (2007).

Shan B, Zhuo Y, Chin D, Morris CA, Morris GF, and Lasky JA.  CDK9 is required for tumor necrosis factor-a stimulated MMP-9 expression in human lung adenocarcinoma cells.  Journal of Biological Chemistry 280, 1103-1111 (2005).

Shan B. and Morris G.F. Binding sequence-dependent regulation of the human proliferating cell nuclear antigen promoter by p53.  Experimental Cell Research 305, 10-22 (2005).

Morris GF, Notwick A, David O, Fermin C, Brody AR, and Friedman M. Development of lung tumors in mutant  p53-expressing mice after inhalation exposure to asbestos.  Chest 125, Suppl. 5, 85S-86S (2004).

Shan B. Xu J., Zhuo Y., Morris C.A. and Morris GF.  Induction of p53-dependent activation of the human PCNA  gene in chromatin by ionizing radiation.  Journal of Biological Chemistry 278, 44009-44017 (2003).

Ghosh, S., Mendoza, T., Ortiz, L.A., Hoyle, G.W., Fermin, C.D., Brody, A.R., Friedman, M. and Morris, G.F. Enhanced bleomycin sensitivity in mice expressing dominant negative p53 from the surfactant protein C promoter. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 166: 890-897 (2002).

Dept. of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, 1430 Tulane Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70112 504-988-5224