Claremont McKenna College

Emily Wiley, Ph.D.

I earned my PhD from the University of Washington, Seattle (where I also grew up). I research mechanisms the cell uses to control gene expression and packaging of the genome inside the nucleus. Many students have been involved in this research; they present our results at conferences and some are co-authors on my publications. I received a five-year NSF CAREER award to support this research and to develop an education initiative to broadly involve students in original research contributing to genome annotation. I continue to head the resulting Ciliate Genomics Consortium, which now involves faculty and students at eight other institutions across the country. Students in my molecular biology courses participate in this research. I also organize the "Undergraduate Research Symposium" held as part of an international molecular biology conference, and I co-edit a beginning molecular techniques manual (John Wiley & Sons, Inc) that won the 2009 PROSE award for "best resource in biological sciences". I also enjoy riding horses (english) or my mountain bike, rock climbing, backpacking, and skiing. Really anything that gets me outdoors into nature.


Areas of Expertise

Molecular Biology


Selected Research and Publications

  • * indicates undergraduate student authors 1) Slade, KM., *Freggiaro, S., Cottrell, K.A., Smith, J.J., and Wiley, E.A. (2011) Sirtuins promote programmed nuclear degradation in Tetrahymena. BMC Cell Biology, in press.; 2) Coyne, R.S., Thiagarajan, M., Jones, K.M., Wortman, J.R., Tallon, L.J., Haas, B.J., Cassidy-Hanley, D.M., Wiley, E.A., et al. (2008) Refined annotation and assembly of the Tetrahymena thermophila genome sequence through EST analysis, comparative genomic hybridization, and targeted gap closure. BMC Genomics 9: 562-579.; 3) Smith, J., *Torigoe, S., *Maxson, J., *Fish, L., and Wiley, E.A. (2008) A class II HDAC deacetylates newly-synthesized histones in Tetrahymena. Eukaryotic Cell 7(3): 471-482.; 4) *Parker, K., *Maxson, J., *Mooney, A., and Wiley, E.A. (2007) Class I histone deacetylase Thd1p promotes global chromatin condensation in Tetrahymena thermophila. Eukaryotic Cell 6: 1913-1924.; 5) Wiley, E.A., *Myers, T., *Parker, K., *Braun, T., Yao, M.-C. (2005) The class I histone deacetylase Thd1p affects nuclear integrity in Tetrahymena thermophila. Eukaryotic Cell 4: 981-990.

Selected Awards and Affiliations

  • 2010 Johnson Faculty Achievement Award for Teaching, Scripps College; 2009 American Publishers PROSE Award for book (co-editor): “Current Protocols Essential Laboratory Techniques” Wiley and Sons, Inc., New Jersey; 2006 NSF CAREER Award ($654,00



Emily Wiley, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Education: B.A., Western Washington University; Ph.D., University of Washington
Department: Keck Science - Biology
Office Hours:
  Monday, 01:00PM - 03:00PM
  Tuesday, 03:00PM - 05:00PM
  Thursday, 01:00PM - 03:00PM
Email: ewiley@jsd.claremont.edu
Phone: (909) 607-9698
Fax:
Address: W. M. Keck Science Center 210
Website:
Curriculum Vitae: CV

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Dean of the Faculty

Interim Dean of the Faculty Nicholas Warner
Nicholas Warner

Interim Dean of the Faculty

Nicholas Warner is CMC's Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs, Interim Dean of the Faculty, and Professor of Literature

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Dean of the Faculty Gregory Hess
Nicholas Warner
Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs and Interim Dean of the Faculty

Professor of Literature

  • Academic Affairs Committee of the Board of Trustees
  • Academic Deans Committee (ADC)
  • Administration Committee
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  • Language Coordinator
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  • Senior Staff
  • Space Planning
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The Dean of the Faculty oversees the following offices:
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  • Off-Campus Study
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Lee Skinner
Lee Skinner
Associate Dean of the Faculty

Associate Professor of Spanish

  • Academic Advising
  • Academic Affairs Committee of the Board of Trustees
  • Academic Standards Committee
  • Board of Trustees
  • Budgets
  • Chair, Curriculum Committee and general curriculum oversight
  • Chair, Diversity Committee
  • Committee Assignments
  • Compensation
  • Director, Teaching Resource Center
  • Non-tenure Track Appointments
  • Research and Research Institutes Subcommittee
  • Senior Staff
Ronald Riggio
Ronald Riggio
Associate Dean of the Faculty

Henry R. Kravis Professor of Leadership and Organizational Psychology

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  • Administration Committee
  • Appointments, Promotion, and Tenure Committee (APT)
  • Board of Trustees
  • Committee Assignments
  • Faculty Research Committee
  • Research and Research Institutes Subcommittee
  • Sabbatical Leaves
  • Senior Staff
Cindi Guimond
Cindi Guimond
Director of Academic Administration

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  • Convocation / Commencement
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  • Language Residents
  • Office Moves
  • Space Planning
  • Supervisor, Faculty Support Centers
Dianna Graves
Dianna Graves
Director of Academic Planning

  • Co-Advisor, Keck Science 3-2 Engineering Programs
  • Compliance
  • Departmental Reviews
  • Faculty Course Evaluations
  • Office of Sponsored Research
  • Special Projects
  • Title IX Deputy Coordinator
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Erica Nichols
Erica Nichols
Assistant Director of Academic Planning and Administration

  • Committee Support for the Curriculum Committee
  • General Office Support
  • Podlich Distinguished Fellows
  • Post Tenure Reviews
  • Special Projects
Lori Juan
Lori Juan
Administrative Assistant

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  • Convocation / Commencement
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  • General Office Support
  • Joint Forensics
  • New Faculty Orientation Support
  • Web Content Management

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