Honey B. Golden

Associate Professor, Biology 9 Month


Department

Biology

Courses Taught
  • Biology Fundamentals (BIOL 1308), traditional
  • Nutrition & Diet Therapy I (BIOL 1322), traditional
  • Human A&P I (BIOL 2401), traditional
  • Human A&P II (BIOL 2402), traditional
  • Intro to A&P (BIOL 2404), traditional and hybrid
Education
  • Ph.D., Medical Science, Texas A&M University
  • B.S., Chemistry, University of Texas at Tyler
Teaching Experience
  • Instructor, Texas A&M College of Medicine, Temple, TX
  • Post-doctoral Research Associate, Texas A&M Health Science Center, Temple, TX
Professional Publications

RESEARCH ARTICLES:

  1. Sathyan P, Golden HG, Miranda RC.  Competing Interactions between micro-RNAs determine neural progenitor survival and proliferation after ethanol exposure: evidence from an ex vivo model of the fetal cerebral cortical neuroepithelium. Journal of Neuroscience, 27(32):8546-57, 2007.
  2. Lal H, Verma SK, Golden HB, Foster DM, Dostal DE. Stretch-induced regulation of angiotensinogen gene expression in cardiac myocytes and fibroblasts: opposing roles of JNK1/2 and p38alpha MAP kinases.  J Mol Cell Cardiol. 45(6):770-8, 2008.
  3. Golden HB, Watson LE,  Lal H, Verma SK, Foster DM, Sharma AC, Frankel AE, Dostal DE.  Anthrax Toxin: Pathologic Effects on the Cardiovascular System.  Front. Biosci. 14:2335-   57, 2009.
  4. Lal H, Verma, SK, Foster DM, Golden HB, Reneau JC, Watson LE, Singh H, Dostal DE.  Integrins and proximal signaling mechanisms in cardiovascular disease.  Front. Biosci. 14:2307-34, 2009.
  5. Verma SK, Lal H, Golden HB, Smith M, Guleria RS, Foster DM, Dostal DE. Rac1 and Rhoa Differentially Regulate Angiotensinogen Gene Expression in Cardiac Fibroblasts.  Cardiovasc. Res. Apr 1;90(1):88-96, 2011.
  6. Chopra M, Das P, Golden HB, Dostal DE, Watson LE, Sharma AC. Norepinephrine induces systolic failure and inhibits antiapoptotic genes in a polymicrobial septic  rat  model.  Life Sci. 18;87(23-26):672-8, 2010.
  7. Chopra M, Golden HB, Mullapudi S, Dowhan  W, Dostal DE,  Sharma AC. Modulation  of Myocardial mitochondrial  mechanisms  during  severe  polymicrobial  sepsis  in  the  rat.  PLoS One. 6(6):e21285, 2011.
  8. Lal H,  Verma SK,  Feng H, Golden HB,  F Gerilechaogetu, D Nizamutdinov, Foster DM, Dostal DE.   Caveolin and β1-integrin coordinate angiotensinogen expression in cardiac myocytes.  International Journal of Cardiology. Sep 20;168(1):436-45, 2013.
  9. Golden HB, Watson LE, Lal H, Verma SK, Smith M, Foster DM, Dostal DE. Anthrax  Lethal Toxin Induces Diastolic  Dysfunction in Rats Through Dysregulation  of  Phospholamban Signaling Network.  International Journal of Cardiology. Oct 9;168(4):3884-9, 2013.
  10. Dostal DE, Feng H, Nizamutdinov D, Golden HB, Afroze SH, Dostal JD, Jacob JC, Foster DM, Tong C, Glaser S, Gerilechaogetu F.  Mechanosensing and Regulation of Cardiac     Function.  Journal of Clinical and Experimental Cardiology. Jun 5;5(6):314, 2014.
  11. Feng H, Gerilechaogetu F, Golden HB, et.al. p38a MAPK inhibits stretch-induced JNK activation in cardiac myocytes through MKP-1.  International Journal of Cardiology.  203: 145-155, 2016.

 

INVITED BOOK CHAPTERS:

  1. Lal H, Verma SK, Golden HB, Foster DM, Holt AM, Dostal DE. Molecular Signaling Mechanisms of Myocardial Stretch: Implications for Heart Disease. Springer New York, NY 10013. Book series “Mechanosensitivity of Cells from Various Tissues” edited by Andre Kamkin, 2010.
  2. Golden HB, Verma SK, Lal H, Foster DM, Ribeiro M, Mukhopadhyay S, Dostal DE. Mechanical Regulation of Stress-Activated MAP Kinases.  Research Signpost.  Book series “The Cardiac Fibroblast” edited by Neil Turner, 2011.
  3. Golden HB, Sunder S, Liu Y, Peng X, Dostal DE. In Utero Assessment of Cardiovascular Function in the Embryonic Mouse Heart using High Resolution Ultrasound Biomicroscopy. “Cardiovascular Development: Methods and Protocols” Methods in Molecular Biology, 843(23), 245-263, 2012.
  4. Golden HB, Gollapudi D, Gerilechaogetu F, Li J, Cristales R, Peng X, Dostal DE.  Isolation of Cardiac Myocytes and Fibroblasts from Neonatal Rat Pups.  “Cardiovascular Development: Methods and Protocols” Methods in Molecular Biology, 843(20), 205-214, 2012.

     

Professional Presentations
  • PDI, Inc. Wellness Day Seminar, Temple, TX. “Fundamentals of Nutrition  & Chronic Disease Prevention”, oral, 2019.
  • Temple College Biology Department/Science Club Seminar, Temple, TX.    “Bacilus anthracis Toxicity: Mechanisms of Heart Failure”, oral, 2014.
  • CVRI Research Seminar, Temple, TX.  “Anthrax Lethal Toxin Induces Cardiac Diastolic Dysfunction Through Impairment of the MEK7-JNK1-Akt Signaling Axis”, oral, 2013.
  • 16th Annual Heart Failure Society of America Conference, Seattle, WA.  “MEK7-JNK1-Akt Signaling Axis Regulates Phospholamban-T17 Phosphorylation and Intracellular Calcium Levels in an Anthrax Model of Acute Diastolic Heart Failure”, Jay N. Cohn New Investigator Basic Science Award Finalist, oral, 2012.
  • TAMHSC-CVRI, Temple, TX. ‘Unraveling the Phospholamban Signaling Network in Anthrax Lethal Toxin-Induced Cardiac Dysfunction’, oral, 2010.
  • Texas A&M Health Science Center Graduate Research Symposium,
  • College Station, TX.  ‘Unraveling the Phospholamban Signaling Network in Anthrax Lethal Toxin-Induced Cardiac Dysfunction’, poster, 2010.
  • Scott & White Hospital Internal Medicine Research Day, Temple, TX, oral, 2010.
  • ‘Role of Phospholamban Dysregulation in Anthrax Lethal Toxin-Induced Heart Failure’, poster, 2010.
  • AHA Basic Cardiovascular Sciences 2010 Scientific Sessions: Technological and Conceptual Advances in Cardiovascular Disease, Rancho Mirage, CA. ‘Unraveling the Phospholamban Signaling Network in Anthrax Lethal Toxin-Induced Cardiac Dysfunction’, poster, selected as top 10% of accepted abstracts, 2010.
  • AHA Scientific Sessions 2010, Chicago, IL. ‘Unraveling the Phospholamban Signaling Network in Anthrax Lethal Toxin-Induced Cardiac Dysfunction’, poster, Best of AHA Specialty Conferences Poster Session: BCVS, 2010.
  • St. Boniface Hospital Research Centre Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, Winnipeg, MB, Canada. ‘Unraveling the Phospholamban Signaling Network in Anthrax-Induced Cardiac Dysfunction’, oral, 2010.
  • San Diego State University Heart Institute, San Diego, CA. ‘Unraveling the Phospholamban Signaling Network in Anthrax-Induced Cardiac Dysfunction’, oral, 2010.
  • Scott & White Division of Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine, Temple, TX.  ‘Anthrax Lethal Toxin Induces Diastolic Dysfunction Associated with Increased PP2A Activity’, oral, 2009.
  • Texas A&M Health Science Center Graduate Research Symposium, College Station, TX.  ‘Anthrax Lethal Toxin Induces Diastolic Dysfunction in Rats Associated with protein Phosphatase 2A Activity’, poster, 2009.
  • Scott & White Hospital Internal Medicine Research Day, Temple, TX, ‘Anthrax Lethal Toxin-Induced Systolic Heart Failure: Role of PP2A in LV Contractile Dysfunction’, oral, 2009.
  • AHA Basic Cardiovascular Sciences 2009 Conference: Molecular Mechanisms of Cardiovascular Disease, Henderson, NV. ‘Anthrax Lethal Toxin Induces Diastolic Dysfunction Associated with Diminished JNK Activity’, poster, 2009.
  • Scott & White Dept. of Surgery Research Forum, Temple, TX.  ‘Key Signal Transduction Pathways involved in Mechanical Overload and Anthrax Toxin-Induced Heart Failure’, oral, 2008.
  • Texas A&M Health Science Center Graduate Research Symposium, College Station, TX.  ‘Acute Effects of Anthrax Lethal Toxin on Cardiac Function’, poster, 2008.
  • AHA Basic Cardiovascular Sciences Conference 2008 – Heart Failure: Molecular Mechanisms and Therapeutic Targets, Keystone, CO. ‘Akt Is Dysregulated in Anthrax lethal Toxin-Induced Systolic Heart Failure’, poster, 2008.
  • Texas A&M Health Science Center Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Temple, TX.  ‘Role of Protein Phosphatase 2A in Anthrax lethal-Toxin-Induced Systolic Heart Failure’, oral, 2008.
  • 3rd Annual CVRI Research Retreat, Temple, TX. ‘Stretch-Induced Activation of Focal Adhesion Kinase (FAK) in Cardiac Fibroblasts: Differential Regulation by Rho GTPases’, poster, 2007.
Awards
  • Ad hoc Reviewer for the National Medical Research Council, 2008-2013.
  • Jay N. Cohen New Investigator Basic Science Award Finalist, Heart Failure Society of America, 2012.
  • Biltmore Who’s Who in North American Education, 2010-2011.
  • First Place award for poster presentation in the Basic Sciences division of the Scott & White Hospital Internal Medicine Research Day, Temple, TX, 2010.
Research Interests
  • Chronic disease prevention through enhanced nutrition
  • Plant cell signaling