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Whitney Holden, Ph.D.

Whitney Holden, Ph.D.


Whitney Holden, Ph.D. is an author of materials Whitney Holden, Ph.D. is a Peer Reviewer



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Skills & Interests

Education History

  • Ph.D. Microbiology and Immunology (05/2014)
    Vanderbilt University
  • Certificate in College Teaching (05/2013)
    Vanderbilt University Center for Teaching
  • B.S. Chemistry (emphasis: Biochemistry) - summa cum laude (05/2009)
    University of Arkansas


  • Holden WM, Reinert LK, Hanlon SM, et al.. (2015). Development of antimicrobial peptide defenses of southern leopard frogs, Rana sphenocephala, against the pathogenic chytrid fungus, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis. in Developmental and Comparative Immunology. (48:65-75).
  • Holden WM, Hanlon SM, Woodhams DC, Chappell TM, et al.. (2015). Skin bacteria provide early protection for newly metamorphosed southern leopard frogs (Rana sphenocephala) against the frog-killing fungus, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis. in Biological Conservation. (187:91-102).
  • Holden WM, Ebert AR, Canning PF, Rollins-Smith LA. (2014). Evaluation of amphotericin B and chloramphenicol as alternative drugs for treatment of chytridiomycosis and their impacts on innate skin defenses. in Applied and Environmental Microbiology. (80:4034-41).

Teaching Experience

  • Fundamentals in Research Methods (Current)
    • Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences, and the Arts – Research
  • Summer Research Institute for Undergraduates in STEM (Current)
    • Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences, and the Arts – Research
  • Introduction to Chemistry for Non-Majors (Current)
    • National Park College – Chemistry

Honors & Awards

  • Graduate Research Fellowship (05/2010)
    National Science Foundation