Contact Information
Franklin R. Ampy, PhD
Professor - Department of Biology
Office Location: EE Just Hall Room 143
Office Telephone: 202-806-6952
Laboratory Location: EE Just Hall Room G20

Ph.D., Oregon University (1962)

Biostatistics (BIOL430)
Senior Seminar (BIOL493)

Research Interests
Environmental mutagenesis
Transformation of pollutants into mutagens

Selected Publications

  Khraiwesh, H. M.; Lee, C.M.; Brandy, Y.; Akinboye E. S.; Berhe, S.; Gittens, G.; Abbas, M M.; Ampy, F. R.; Ashraf, M.; Bakare, O.  2011. Antitrypanosomal activities and cytotoxicity of some novel imido- substituted 1,4-naphthoquinone derivatives. Arch. Pharm. Res
  Brezo, J., C. Royal, F.R. Ampy and V. Headings.  2006. Ethnic identity and diabetes type-2 health attitudes in Americans of African ancestry.  Ethnicity and Disease, 16: 624 -632.
  Uston. P. L. , J.F. Jr, Urban, M. Ashraf, C.M. Lee and F, R, Ampy.  2007. L3L3ESantigen and secretagogues induce histamine release from porcine peripheral blood basophils after Ascaris suum infection.  Parasitol. Res. 100: 603-611.
  Noureddine Berka, Timikia Vaughn, Verle Headings, Barbara Harrison, Robert F. Murray, Jr., Franklin R. Ampy, Imam Johari Abdul-Malik. 2009. Attitudes of Muslims Regarding the New Genetics: Testing, Treatment, and Technology. In: Genetics and Ethics in Health Care: New Questions in the Age of Genomic Health, ed. Rita Black Monsen, American Nurses Association, pp. 149 – 163.
  Royal, C.D., V.E.. Headings, E.T. Molnar and F.R. Ampy. 1995. Resilience in siblings of children with Sickle Cell disease. J. Gen. Counsel. 4: (3) 199 - 217.
  Ampy, F.R. and A. Asseffa. 1988. Regulatory effects of 17b -estradiol on metabolism of dimethylnitrosamine by renal and hepatic microsomal enzymes from BALB/c mice. Cytobios, 55: 87-94.
  Ampy, F.R., S. Saxena and K. Verma. 1988. Benzo(a)pyrene mutagenicity in uninduced tissues from BALB/c mice and Sprague-Dawley rats as an index of possible health risks using the Salmonella mutagenicity assay. Cytobios, 56: 81-87