Mark Hemric, Ph.D.
Professor of Chemistry
Office: Science Hall 116
B.S. University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill)
Ph.D. East Carolina University
University of Vermont College of Medicine
Courses Taught by Dr. Hemric
BCHM 451 Biochemistry I
Dr. Hemric was born in Winston-Salem, NC. Prior to joining the faculty at Liberty 2006, he taught for 12 years at Oklahoma Baptist University and Lander University. His research interest is in the biochemistry of muscle and non-muscle contractile proteins. His wife, Kelly, home-schools their 4 children: Brett, Kenan, Danae and Marlee. Dr. Hemric enjoys traveling, playing sports, coaching his children and officiating soccer.
Li, Ya, Heuser, J.S., Kosanke, S.D., Hemric, M.E. and Cunningham, M.W. (2005) Protection against experimental autoimmune myocarditis is mediated by interleukin-10-producing T cells that are controlled by dendritic cells. The Journal of Immunology 172:3225-3234.
Li, Ya, Heuser, J.S., Hemric, M.E. and Cunningham, M.W. (2004) Cryptic Epitope identified in rat and human cardiac myosin S2 region induces myocarditis in the Lewis rat. The Journal of Immunology 172:3225-3234.
Galvin, J.E., Hemric, M.E., Kosanke, S.D., Factor, S.M., Quinn, A. and Cunningham, M.W. (2002) Induction of myocarditis and valvuluitis in Lewis rats by different epitopes of cardiac myosin and its implications in rheumatic carditis. American Journal of Pathology 159:5-12