David Kump

Associate Professor of Physiology

Department: Life Sciences
Office Location: WBA 217-H
Phone: 336-750-8782
Fax: 336-750-3094
Email:  kumpds@wssu.edu
Curriculum Vitae

Educational Background

  • B.A. (cum laude) Japanese, Brigham Young University, 1993
  • M.S. Exercise Physiology (Clinical Track), Benedictine University, 1997
  • Ph.D. Physiology (Medicine), University of Missouri, 2005
  • post-doc Molecular Endocrinology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2005-2007

  • Research and Project Interests:

  • body composition
  • obesity
  • physical activity
  • skeletal muscle
  • inflammation

  • Selected Publications:

    Kump DS and Booth FW.  Alterations in insulin receptor signalling in the rat epitrochlearis muscle upon cessation of voluntary exercise.  J Physiol 562:829-838, 2005. 

    Kump DS and Booth FW.  Sustained rise in triacylglycerol synthesis and increased epididymal fat mass when rats cease voluntary wheel running.  J Physiol 565:911-925, 2005. 

    Kump DS, Laye MJ, and Booth FW.  Increased mitochondrial glycerol-3-phosphate acyltransferase protein and enzyme activity in rat epididymal fat upon cessation of wheel running.  Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 290:E480-E489, 2006. 

    Morabito MV, Abbas AI, Hood JL, Kesterson RA, Jacobs MM, Kump DS, Hachey DL, Roth BL, and Emeson RB.  Mice with altered serotonin 2C receptor RNA editing display characteristics of Prader-Willi syndrome.  Neurobiol Dis 39;169-180, 2010. 

    McKenzie MJ, Goldfarb AH, and Kump DS.  Gene response of the gastrocnemius and soleus muscles to an acute aerobic run in rats.  J Sports Sci Med 10:385-392, 2011.

    Additional Information:

    BIO 1301 (Biological Concepts)

    BIO 2303 (Scientific Writing)

    BIO 2111 (Anatomy & Physiology I Laboratory)

    BIO 2311 (Anatomy & Physiology I)

    BIO 2112 (Anatomy & Physiology II Laboratory)

    BIO 2312 (Anatomy & Physiology II) (Lecture)

    BIO 3310 (Biology of Aging)

    BIO 2277/3277/4277 (Investigation & Research)


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