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Doug Luckie
Doug Luckie, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Department: Biology
Address: W-26D Holmes
Phone: (517) 353-4606
Email: luckie@msu.edu

Personal Web Page:  
   http://www.msu.edu/~luckie

   CF Research Lab Page: 
   http://www.msu.edu/~luckie/CFlab/

   STEM Learning Lab Page: 
   http://msu.edu/~luckie/STEMlab/

Background:
I am an Associate Professor at Michigan State University and I am appointed both in the Lyman Briggs College and in the Department of Physiology. In 1987 I received my Bachelor of Science degree in Biology at Penn State, and in 1992 I completed my Ph.D. in Molecular Physiology at the University of Virginia. After four years of pursuing postdoctoral research on the disease cystic fibrosis at Stanford University, in 1996 I happily joined the faculty at MSU's Lyman Briggs College and Department of Physiology. The faculty, staff and students in Physiology and at Lyman Briggs College are amazing. Physiology faculty are driven to understand how the vast array of molecular and cellular events work inside the human body. Lyman Briggs College has brillant students, engaged faculty & staff, and the goal to provide both a solid education in the sciences and humanities, as well as a driving interest in collecting evidence that its' students are actually learning well.

In Lyman Briggs College I teach undergraduate courses like Cell and Molecular Biology (LB-145), Organismal Biology (LB-144), Advanced Experimentation (LB-347) and Senior Seminar (LB-492). I am fascinated by what goes on in living organisms at the cellular and molecular level, and how that is connected with the physiology of the whole organism. I consider teaching my best chance to stimulate students to become active participants in learning and researching science. I believe my knowledge of human physiology at the system and molecular levels, coupled with my genetic disease research background, enables me to teach students molecular or cell biology's relevance to their life and modern medicine.

In my CF research laboratory and STEM Learning laboratory in the Department of Physiology (2100 Biomedical Sciences Bldg, 517-884-5011), I pursue both my discipline-based research into the disease, cystic fibrosis (CF), as well as study student learning in the sciences. My CF research is focused on the elucidation of the underlying physiological processes that have been disturbed in the disease cystic fibrosis (CF). This work involves transporter studies of the Cl- channel mutated in CF. Our lab also does some related work on the pathogens like pseudomonas and burkholderia that invade the CF lung. Since 1999 my STEM Learning research team has also worked on a variety of education research projects which redesign introductory science and HPS (History, Philosophy and Sociology) courses in Lyman Briggs College by incorporating inquiry into classroom laboratories (Teams & Streams MSU-funded), study the use of visual models (C-TOOLS NSF-funded) and by efforts to bridge the disciplines with inquiry experiences (BRAID NSF-funded). These combine theoretically-based and tested approaches with new ones which may enable students to move from rote-learning toward conceptual understanding of content.

Publications: Douglas Luckie's full Curriculum Vitae including recent research publications.



Honors
    2011 -MSU Curricular Service-Learning and Civic Engagement Award
    2005 -LBS Honorary Member of the Graduating Class, Teaching Award. Lyman Briggs School, Michigan State University
    2002 -Mimi M.A. Sayed Faculty Mentoring Award,” Briggs Students of Color (BSC), Lyman Briggs School, Michigan State University.
    2002 -LBS Honorary Member of the Graduating Class, Teaching Award. Lyman Briggs School, Michigan State University
    2001 -LBS Honorary Member of the Graduating Class, Teaching Award. Lyman Briggs School, Michigan State University
    2001 -Golden Key Honorary Faculty Award,” Golden Key Honour Society, MSU
    2001 -MSU Teacher-Scholar Award” Michigan State University
    2001 -Outstanding Faculty Member Award”, Department of Athletics, MSU
    2000 -CNS Teacher-Scholar Award, College of Natural Science, MSU
    2000 -LBS Honorary Member of the Graduating Class, Teaching Award. Lyman Briggs School, Michigan State University
    1999 -Lilly Teaching Fellowship


Grants
    Pennsylvania Cystic Fibrosis Inc. Foundation (PACFI), (Doug Luckie), Chemical chaperone studies of CFTR function 2.0 [2011 -2017] $9,000
    NSF-CCLI (Phase II), (Seeder, Luckie, Bellon, Simmons), BRAID 2.0: Bringing Relationships Alive through Interdisciplinary Discourse [2011 -2015] $249,959
    National Science Foundation, (Sweeder, Luckie, Bellon, Simmons), BRAID 2.0: Bringing Relationships Alive through Interdisciplinary Discourse [2010 -2014] $249,959
    Pennsylvania Cystic Fibrosis Inc. Foundation, (Luckie), Chemical Chaperone Studies of CFTR Function in Airway Epithelia [2009 -2012] $5,500
    Pennsylvania Cystic Fibrosis Inc. Foundation (PACFI), (Doug Luckie), Evolution of burkholderia in the disease cystic fibrosis [2007 -2011] $4,000
    National Science Foundation, (Ryan Sweeder, Douglas Luckie, Elizabeth Simmons), BRAID: Bridging the Disciplines with Authentic Inquiry & Discourse [2007 -2010] $149,904
    NSF-CCLI , (Ryan Sweeder, Doug Luckie, Elizabeth Simmons ), BRAID: Bridging the Disciplines with Authentic Inquiry & Discourse [2007 -2011] $149,904
    Pennsylvania Cystic Fibrosis Inc. Foundation (PACFI), (Doug Luckie), Characterizing chemical chaperones as treatments for cystic fibrosis [2006 -2010] $7,000
    National Science Foundation, (Douglas Luckie, Diane Ebert-May, Duncan Sibley), GUIDE: Guidance for Undergraduates in Developing Exemplars of Systems [2006 -2007] $32,172
    Pennsylvania Cystic Fibrosis Inc. Foundation (PACFI), (Luckie), Evolution of airway pathogen pseudomonas aureginosa [2006 -2009] $13,000

Articles
    2012 D.B. Luckie, R. Bellon, and R. Sweeder (2012) The “BRAID”: Experiments in Stitching Together Disciplines at a Big 10 University, Journal of STEM Education (Vol. 13, No 5, 2012).
    2012 *D.B. Luckie, J.R. Aubry, A.M. Rivkin, B.J. Marengo, L.A. Foos and J.J. Maleszewski (2012) Less teaching, more learning: A 10-year study supports increases in inquiry alongside decreases in “coverage” yield steady gains in student learning of science. Advances in Physiology Education 36: 325–335. *Selected as “Editor’s Pick”
    2012 D.B. Luckie, M.E. Krouse (2012) Cystic Fibrosis: Does CFTR Malfunction Alter pH Malfunction? Genetic Disorders (12): 319-344.
    2012 D.B. Luckie, R. Bellon, and R.D. Sweeder (2012) The “BRAID”: Experiments in Stitching Together Disciplines at a Big 10 University, Journal of STEM Education 13(2): 6-14.
    2011 D.B. Luckie, S.H. Harrison and D. Ebert-May (2011) Model Based Reasoning: Creating Visual Tools to Reveal Student Learning. Advances in Physiology Education, 35(1): 59-67.
    2010 M.D. Haenisch, T.A. Ciche and D.B. Luckie (2010) Pseudomonas or LPS exposure alters CFTR iodide efflux in 2WT2 epithelial cells with time and dose dependence. Biochem Biophys Res Commun., 394: 4, 1087-1092.
    2009 M.D. Haenisch and D.B. Luckie (2009) Exposure to P. aeruginosa and purified LPS alter CFTR-dependent ion conductance in cultured 2WT2 epithelial cells in a time and dose dependent fashion. Pediatric Pulmonology, S32, 258-259.
    2008 D.B. Luckie, S.H. Harrison, J.L. Wallace and D. Ebert-May (2008) Studying CTOOLS: Automated Grading For Online Concept Maps. Conference Proceedings from Conceptual Assessment in Biology II, 2(6): 101-110.
    2007 D. Luckie and D. Ebert-May (2007) C-TOOLS: Concept-Connector Tools for Online Learning in Science. Conference Proceedings from Conceptual Assessment in Biology 1(6): 1-4.
    2005 S.R. Hootman E.C. Hobbs, and D.B. Luckie (2005) Direct measurement of acid efflux from isolated guinea pig pancreatic ducts. Pancreas 30(4): 363-368.
    2005 J. Hodder, D. Ebert-May, K. Williams, and D. Luckie (2005) Unraveling complexity: building an understanding of Everglades restoration. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 3 (3): 170-171.
    2005 D. Ebert-May, J. Hodder, E. Weber, and D. Luckie (2005) Unleashing problem solvers: from assessment to designing research. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, March Issue, 3(2): 101-102.