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Dr. Carrie Beal

Professor of Biology


School of Natural and Social Sciences


Professional Experience:

  • Mount Vernon Nazarene University, Mount Vernon, Ohio, Assistant Professor of Biology, 2007-present
  • Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, Post-doctoral research fellow, 2006-2007
  • Ashland Chemical, Ashland, Ohio, Research Specialist, Division of Specialty Polymers & Adhesives, 1996-2001

Professional Organizations:

  • National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions (NAAHP)
  • Central Association of Advisors for the Health Professions (CAAHP)

Awards and Recognitions:

  • NAAHP Travel Award – 2014

Published Works and Presentations:

  • Kilgore, NE, Ford, ML, Margot, CD, Jones, DS, Reichardt, P, and Evavold, BD. 2004.
    Defining the parameters necessary for T cell recognition of ligands that vary in potency. Immunological Research. 29(1-3): 29-40. Review.
  • Margot, CD, Ford, ML, and Evavold, BD. 2005. Amelioration of established EAE by an MHC anchor substituted variant of PLP 139-151. The Journal of Immunology. 174(6): 3352-3358.
  • Wasserman, HA*, Beal, CD*, Zhang, Y, Jiang, N, Zhu, C, and Evavold, BD. 2008. MHC variant peptide-mediated anergy of encephalitogenic T cells requires SHP-1. The Journal of Immunology. 181(10): 6843.
  • Jiang, N, Huang, J, Edwards, LJ, Liu, B, Zhang, Y, Beal, CD, Evavold, BD, Zhu, C.
    2011. Two-stage Cooperative T Cell Receptor-Peptide Major Histocompatibility Complex-CD8 Trimolecular Interactions Amplify Antigen Discrimination. Immunity. 34(1): 13-23.
  • Beal, CD and Singletary, JM. 2012. Religious and cultural issues for pre-health professionals. Oral Presentation. National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions national meeting. Baltimore, Maryland, June 20-24th, 2012.



  • Ph.D. Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences Immunology and
    Molecular Pathogenesis Program, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia (2006)
  • B.S. Ashland University, Ashland, Ohio (1999)

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