Angela Poff, PhD
Angela Poff is a Research Associate in the Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology at the University of South Florida in Tampa, FL. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Hendrix College in Conway, AR. She completed her graduate work in Dr. Dominic D’Agostino’s laboratory at the University of South Florida where she earned a Master’s degree and PhD in Medical Sciences. Angela worked as a postdoctoral research scholar in the Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology at USF from 2014 – 2015. Her research primarily focuses on the development and characterization of metabolic-based, non-toxic therapies for cancer and neurological disorders.
Angela is passionate about teaching and worked as an adjunct professor at Hillsborough Community College in Tampa where she instructed night classes in Anatomy and Physiology during her doctoral and postdoctoral tenure. She currently works as an adjunct professor in the Department of Health Sciences and Human Performance at the University of Tampa where she teaches a Master’s course on Cellular Bioenergetics and Metabolism. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Franklin, and their two dogs and two cats.