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Biology Department

Randy Krainock, Ph.D.
Randy Krainock
Biology - Associate Professor, Interim Department Chair - Biology

(507) 457-8703

Randy Krainock is an Associate Professor of Biology at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota.

Scholarly & Creative Interests
Nitric oxide synthase and neuronal signaling

Courses Taught Recently at SMU
Botany & Zoology I
Botany & Zoology II
Human Anatomy
Biology Research & Thesis

Ph.D., Pharmacology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, 2000
D.V.M., University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, 1984
B.S., Biology, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, 1978

Teaching Experience
2008 to Present: Associate Professor, Biology, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, Winona, MN
2001-2008: Assistant Professor, Biology, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, Winona, MN
1996-2000: Graduate Trainee/Research Assistant, University of Iowa, IL
1988-1994: Clinical Instructor, Ontario Veterinary College, Guelph, Ontario Canada
1978 -1979: High School Teacher, St. Joseph, IL

1991,1992,1994: Ontario Veterinary College Oustanding Teaching Award

Selected Presentations
Applied pharmacology and making intelligent decisions about extra-label drug use. Dairy Health Management Certificate Program, Module 10 Ontario Veterinary College, 1994

Pharmacological principles important for the understanding of antibiotic residues in milk and cull dairy cows. Dairy Health Management Certificate Program, Module 11, Ontario Veterinary

Murphy S, Krainock R, Tham M. Neuregulin signaling via erbB receptor assemblies in the nervous system..Mol Neurobiol. 2002 Feb;25(1):67-77

Krainock R, Murphy S. Regulation of nitric oxide synthase-1 expression in cerebellar granule neurons by heregulin is post-transcriptional, and involves mitogen-activated protein kinase. J Neurochem. 2001 Aug; 78(3):552-9

Krainock R, Murphy S. Heregulin upregulates the expression of nitric oxide synthase (NOS-1) in rat cerebellar granule neurons via the ErbB4 receptor. J Neurochem. 2001 Jan; 76(1):312-5

Krainock R, Murphy S., Nitric oxide, pp. 219-227. In P.M. Conn and A.R. Means, editors Principles Of Molecular Regulation. Humana Press, Totowana, New Jersey, 2000

Godkin A., Smart N, Needham H, and Krainock R., Strawberry foot disease. Extension Notes, 444 Ontario Minstry of Agriculture and Food, 1992

Krainock RJ, Prolonged milk residue in two cows after subcutaneous injections of penicillin at extra-label dose, J Am Vet Med Assoc, Mar1;1985:862-3, 1991