LDavis Research Page

Delaware State University, Science Center S100
1200 N. DuPont, Dover, DE 19901
Phone: 302-857-7370; Fax: 302-857-6512

Professional Education:

  • PhD – Biochemistry, Univ. Illinois Medical Center
  • MS – Physiological Psychology (Neuroscience), Northwestern University
  • BS – Biology, University Illinois at Urbana

Research Interest Area(s)

Molecular mechanisms of neuronal function in Alzheimer’s Disease

Active Grants & Funding

  • “An Inter-institutional Neuroscience PhD Program to Expand Graduate Education Opportunities for Minority Students” (2/1/2009-1/31/2012, NSF HRD0833148; Co-PI, Dr. Melissa Harrington)
  • “Targeted Infusion to Attract Minorities to STEM by using an Accredited Forensic Biology Major: an Interdisciplinary Approach” (9/1/2008-8/30/2010, NSF HRD0811338; Co-PI, Dr. Clytrice Watson)
  • “Building Research Capacity for the 21st Century: an MBRS SCORE Proposal” (2/1/2007-1/31/2011, NIH/NIGMS 1 S06 GM073765-01A2; Project Director, Dr. Melissa Harrington)

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, Society for Neuroscience

Honors & Awards received (last five years)

Nominated for “Excellence in Service” Award, 2006 & 2009 (DSU)
Last Updated 7/2010



Leonard G. Davis, Ph.D.

Chair, Associate Professor

Department of Biological Sciences

College of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Technology