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Dwight Dimaculangan

Winthrop University
United States of America


Dr. Dimaculangan is a professor of biology. He received his Ph.D. in molecular and cellular biology at the University of South Carolina and completed an National Institutes of Health (NIH) postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pa., prior to joining the faculty at Winthrop in 1994. His research interests while at Winthrop have centered most recently on the molecular mechanisms of cytoplasmic male sterility in tomato plants and the cellular effects of oxidative stress in a 3-D cardiac tissue culture system. Dimaculangan previously served as the director of Undergraduate Research for Winthrop University, and he is Winthrop’s representative to the National Conference on Undergraduate Research and the Big South Undergraduate Research Symposium.

Research Interest

Molecular and Cellular Biology, Cytoplasmic Male Sterility in Tomato Plants, Oxidative Stress in 3D Cardiac Tissue Culture System, Effects of Undergraduate Experiences on Student Success.


  • 3) Gianniny C, Stoeva P, Cheely A, Dimaculangan D. RAPD analysis of mtDNA from tomato flowers free of nuclear DNA artifacts. BioTechniques. 2004 May 1;36(5):772-777.

  • 2) Wilson K, Crowe M, Singh J, Stamatoplos A, Rubens E, Gosney J, Dimaculangan D, Levy F, Zrull M, Pyles R. Using electronic portfolios to measure student gains from mentored research.

  • 1) Dimaculangan D, Sleigh M. Coordinating and Enhancing Undergraduate Research, Scholarship and Creative Activities Across Campus.

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