Ph.D. University of South Dakota
M.S. South Dakota State University
B.S. South Dakota State University
A.A. Winona State University
Dr. Alyssa Kiesow joined Northern’s faculty in August 2007. Born in Little Falls, Minn., and raised in St. Cloud, Minn., she serves as interim Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, assists with sponsored grants and research, and serves on the South Dakota Academy of Science Executive Committee. She received multiple degrees from state institutions. Dr. Kiesow earned her Ph.D. in biological sciences with a research focus in genetics from the University of South Dakota.
Dr. Kiesow's primary research interests range from genetic structure of animal populations to epigenetics of developing embryos. Recent research focuses on the effects of various toxins on embryonic development in sea stars, sea urchins, and Xenopus laevis.
*Denotes undergraduate student research
Surovek, A., Rowland, P., A. M. Kiesow, M. Redlin, M. Emery, C. Anderson, and A. Liebl. Exp. Summer 2020. A statewide policy driven approach to gender equity. Accepted April 2020. (American Society for Engineering Education).
*Keryakos, J., *A. VanOosbree, and A. M. Kiesow. 2019. The association of TAS1R2 to dental and cardiovascular health. American Journal of Undergraduate Research 16: 47-54.
Kiesow, A. M., and H. B. Britten. 2018. Comparison of northern flying and red squirrel phylogenies with focus on the insular...