Assistant Professor of Immunology and Microbiology

Dr. Rowe received BSc. Degree in Biology from the University of the West Indies (Cave Hill).  In 2002, Dr. Rowe was awarded a full Chevening Scholarship to pursue an MSc. Degree in Molecular Medical Microbiology at the University of Nottingham in England.

In 2003, she was then afforded the opportunity to complete her Ph.D. in the same discipline at the University of the West Indies.  Dr. Rowe’s research focused on Cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) expression during meningococcal disease. Since her return to Barbados, she has worked as a lecturer in Biology and Genetics at the UWI (Cave Hill) Barbados.

Although the focus of her most recent research has been on the pathogenesis of disease in plants, Dr. Rowe’s ultimate mandate is still the progression of disease in man.

Previous Positions

Lecturer: Preliminary Biology; Biological and Chemical Sciences, University of the West Indies

Research Interests

The human microbiome and metabolic disease (Diabetes Type 2).

Presentations

Awards: 2002 Developing Solutions-Joint Chevening Scholarship

Certificates: 2016 (Spring) Level I Chinese (UWI Confucius Institute), 2016 (Fall) Level II Chinese (UWI Confucius Institute)

Publications

Robinson, K., Taraktsoglou, M., Rowe, K.S.J., Wooldridge, K.G. & Ala’Aldeen, D.A.A. (2004). Secreted proteins from Neisseria meningitidis mediated differential human gene expression and immune activation. Cellular Microbiology 6, 927-938.

Alleyne, A.T., Rowe, K., James, M. (2011).  Identification of Pseudomonas syringae pv. lachrymans in Barbados by rep-PCR.  Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology B 1, 593-597.

Education

2003-2007: The University of Nottingham. Nottinghamshire. England. Ph.D.: Molecular Medical Microbiology

Thesis title: COX-2 expression: Interaction of Neisseria meningitidis with human cells.

2002-2003: The University of Nottingham. Nottinghamshire. England. M.Sc. (Distinction): Molecular Medical Microbiology

1997-2001: The University of the West Indies. Cave Hill Campus. Barbados.

B.Sc. (Hons.)

Departments & Committees

Dept. Immunology and Microbiology

Examination Committee

Faculty Affairs Committee

krowe@auis.edu

Susan Jensen, PhD

Assistant Professor

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Biography

Accounting can be divided into several fields including financial accounting, management accounting, external auditing, tax accounting and cost accounting. Accounting information systems are designed to support accounting functions and related activities. Financial accounting focuses on the reporting of an organization’s financial information, including the preparation of financial statements, to the external users of the information, such as investors.

Currently, Professor John is focusing his research on individual investor behavior and company incentives to better understand how disclosure affects stock returns and to uncover possible mispricing. Nevertheless, John is conducting an new way of examination of analyst access to information, and he is investigating market reactions to natural issues and the impact that would occur on individual firms.

Education

  • Ph.D., Accounting & Finance, University of Strathclyde, Scotland
  • M.S.F., Finance, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA, 2006
  • M.B.A., Taxation, Golden Gate University, San Francisco, CA, 1983

Publications

  • The primary market value innovations of newly public firms
  • Auditor Tenure and Quality of Financial Report
  • Unexpected Fees and the Prediction of Material Weaknesses

Skills

Business Planning90%
Business Law70%
Lecture Skill100%
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