Dr. Daisy Daubert

Associate Professor of Biology
Office: ASC 2012
Phone: (231) 591-2554
E-mail Address: dauberd@ferris.edu

Ph.D. in Integrated Biomedical Science, Oregon Health & Science University
B.S. in Animal Science, Washington State University

Areas of Specialization:
Post-doctoral - Mechanisms for glucocorticoid induced changes in cardiovascular regulation
Graduate School - Mechanisms for the decrease in baroreceptor sensitivity during pregnancy

Courses Taught at Ferris State University:
BIOL 321: Human Physiology and Anatomy 1
BIOL 322: Human Physiology and Anatomy 2

Research Interests:
I am interested in the interactions between exercise, psychological stress, and cardiovascular regulation.

Awards and Achievements:
American Heart Association pre-doctoral fellowship ($40,000) - 2003-2005
One of the best writing portfolio submissions at Washington State University - 1998
N.L. Tartar Trust Research Fellowship - 2001-2002
Oregon Health & Science University student research forum best student talk award - 2004
FASEB Summer Research Conferences; Neural Mechanisms in Cardiovascular Regulation travel award - 2004
Caroline tum Suden/Frances A. Hellebrandt Professional Opportunity Award - 2005

Selected Publications:
1) Daubert, D.L., Meadows, G.G, Wang, J.H., Sanchez, P.J, Speth, R.C.   1999.   Changes in angiotensin II receptors in dopamine-rich regions of the mouse brain with aging and ethanol consumption.   Brain Research, 816:8-16.

2) Speth, R.C.,  Daubert, D.L., Grove, K.L.   1999.  Angiotensin II: a reproductive hormone too?   Regulatory Peptides, 79:25-40.


3) Braileanu, G.T., Simasko, S.M., Speth, R.C.,  Daubert, D., Hu, J., Mirando, M.A.   2002.   Angiotensin II increases intracellular calcium concentration in pig endometrial stromal cells through type 1 angiotensin receptors, but does not stimulate phospholipase C activity or prostaglandin F2alpha secretion.   Reproduction Fertility and Development, 14:199-205.


4) Daubert, D.L., Brooks, V.L.   2007.   Nitric oxide impairs baroreflex gain during acute psychological stress.  American Journal of Physiology, 292(2): R955-61.


5) Daubert, D.L., Liu, D., Zucker, I.H., Brooks, V.L.   2007.  Roles of nitric oxide and angiotensin II in the impaired baroreflex gain of pregnancy.   American Journal of Physiology, 292(6): R2179-87.


6) Daubert, D.L., Chung M.Y., Brooks, V.L.   2007.   Insulin resistance and impaired baroreflex gain during pregnancy.  American Journal of Physiology, 292(6): R2188-95.


Selected Abstracts:

1) Daubert D.L., Giraud G.D., Brooks V.L.   2003.   Role of nitric oxide in impaired baroreflex function during pregnancy in conscious rabbits.   The FASEB Journal, 17:A23.


2) Daubert D.L., Brooks V.L.   2004.   Role of angiotensin II (AngII) and nitric oxide (NO) in the decreased baroreflex gain of pregnancy.   The FASEB Journal, 18:A1078.


3) Daubert D.L., Brooks V.L.   2004.   Stress decreases baroreflex gain (BRG) through increased nitric oxide (NO). The FASEB Journal, 18:A294.


4) Daubert D.L., Chung M-Y, Brooks V.L.   2005.  Decreased insulin sensitivity: mechanism for decreased baroreflex gain during pregnancy?   The FASEB Journal, 19:A576.


5) Daubert D.L., Chung M-Y., Brooks V.L.   2006.  Decreased insulin sensitivity: mechanism for decreased baroreflex gain during pregnancy?   The FASEB Journal, 20:A359.


6) Daubert D.L., Looney B.M., Su Y. and, Scheuer D.A.  2008.   Corticosterone in the dorsal hindbrain does not alter the number of neurons in cardiovascular brain regions activated by stress.   The FASEB Journal, 22: 1171.5

7) Daubert D.L. , Dong Y., Scheuer D.A.  2010. Chronic increases in dorsal hindbrain (DHB) corticosterone (Cort) enhance the blood pressure response to restraint stress without changing peripheral Cort. The FASEB Journal, 24:  1019.18

Employed at Ferris since 2009