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Postdoctoral Scholar Environmental Physiology and Immunology, Oceans and Human Health, Medical University of South CarolinaPh.D., Marine Biology, University of North Carolina Wilmington, 2009B.S., Neuroscience, Tulane University, 2003
Assistant Professor of Biology, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, 2011-Present
NOAA Oceans and Human Health Post Doctoral Scholar, Marine Biomedicine and Environmental Science, University of South Carolina, 2009-2011
Research/Teaching Assistant, Department of Biology, University of North Carolina Wilmington, 2003-2009
Hardy, K.M., Follett, C.R., Burnett, L.E. and Lema, S.C (2012). Gene transcripts encoding hypoxia-inducible factor (HIF) exhibit tissue- and muscle fiber type-dependent responses to hypoxia and hypercapnic hypoxia in the Atlantic blue crab, Callinectes sapidus. Comp. Biochem. Physiol. A. 163, 137-146.
Schrandt, M.N., Hardy, K.M., Johnson, K.M., and Lema, S.C. (2012). Habitat variation in a coral reef influences behavior in the bicolor damselfish. Mar. Ecol. 33, 149-164.
Hardy, K.M., Lema, S.C. and Kinsey, S.T. (2010). The metabolic demands of swimming behavior influence the evolution of skeletal muscle fiber design in the brachyuran crab family Portunidae. Mar. Biol. 157, 221â€“236.
Hardy, K.M., Dillaman, R.M., Locke B.R. and Kinsey, S.T. (2009). A skeletal muscle model of extreme hypertrophic growth reveals the influence of diffusion on cellular design. Am. J. Physiol. Regul. Integr. Comp. Physiol. 296, R1855-R1867.
Kinsey, S.T., Hardy, K.M. and Locke B.R. (2007). The long and winding road: influences of intracellular metabolite diffusion on cellular organization and metabolism in skeletal muscle. J. Exp. Biol. 210, 3505-3512.
Hardy, K.M., Locke, B.R., Da Silva, M. and Kinsey, S.T. (2006). A reaction-diffusion analysis of energetics in large muscle fibers secondarily evolved for aerobic locomotor function. J. Exp. Biol. 209, 3610-3620.
Kinsey, S.T., Pathi, P., Hardy, K.M., Jordan, A. and Locke, B.R. (2005). Does intracellular diffusive flux limit post-contractile recovery in anaerobic locomotor muscle? J. Exp. Biol. 208, 2641-2652.