Emily Wiley, Ph.D.

Professor of Biology

Department

Keck Science

Areas of Expertise

Molecular Biology
W. M. Keck Science Center
210

Office Hours

Please email for an appointment: ewiley@cmc.edu

Education

B.A., Western Washington University; Ph.D., University of Washington

Awards and Affiliations

2017, Glenn R. Huntoon Award for Superior Teaching, Claremont McKenna College

2015, Johnson Faculty Achievement Award for Teaching, Scripps College

2014-20, NSF Improving Undergraduate Science Education (IUSE) Award ($506,000)

2012-18, NSF Research Grant Sub-Award: "Genomics of Tetrahymena" ($77,000)

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

2006-12, NSF CAREER Award ($654,000)

Research and Publications

Wiley, E.A., Horrell, S., *Yoshino, A., *Schornak, C., *Bagnani, C., Chalker, D.L. (2018) Diversification of HP1-like chromo domain proteins in Tetrahymena thermophila. Eukaryotic Microbiology 65(1) 104-116.  doi: 10.1111/jeu.12443

Wiley, E.A. and Chalker, D.L. (2016) A community model for course-based student research that advances faculty scholarship. CUR Quarterly 37(2). doi:10.18833/curq/37/2/10

*Yale, K., *Neuman, M., *Bulley, E., Tackett, A., Chait, B.T., Wiley, E.A. (2016) Phosphorylation-dependent targeting of Tetrahymena HP1 to condensed chromatin. mSphere 4. http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/mSphere.00142-16

Wiley, E.A. and Stover, N. (2014) Immediate dissemination of student discoveries to a model organism database enhances classroom-based research experiences. CBE Life Sci. Educ. 13(1): 131-8.  doi: 10.1187/cbe.13-07-0140

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 12(1): 40-54. https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2121-12-40

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. doi: 10.1186/1471-2164-9-562

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.  https://doi.org/10.1128/EC.00409-07

*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. doi: https://doi.org/10.1128/EC.4.5.981-990.2005

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. doi: https://doi.org/10.1128/EC.4.5.981-990.2005

* indicates undergraduate student authors

BOOK:

Gallagher, S.R. and Wiley, E.A., Editors. (2022) Current Protocols: Essential Laboratory Techniques. Wiley and Sons, Inc., New Jersey. Online Supplements (2009-2021)  https://currentprotocols.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/19483430

Gallagher, S.R. and Wiley, E.A., Editors. (2012) Current Protocols: Essential Laboratory Techniques. Wiley and Sons, Inc., New Jersey, 2nd Edition (print).