Administration, Staff & Faculty

Eric Gren

Anatomy & Physiology Instructor



Ph.D., Biology (2015). Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, CA

B.S., Biochemistry (2009). Union College, Lincoln, NE

Courses Taught

BIOB 160/161, Principles of Living Systems
BIOH 211/212, Human Anatomy & Physiology II
BIOH 201/202, Human Anatomy & Physiology I
BIOH 108, Basic Human Anatomy

Teaching Experience

Post-doctoral Research Fellow (Jun 2015–Oct 2016). Center for Toxins, Immune Response, and Cell Signaling (CeTICS), and Laboratory for Applied Toxinology (LETA), Instituto Butantan, São Paulo, Brazil


8. Gren E. C. K., M. C. Menezes, E. S. Kitano, M. Reis, D. Andrade-Silva, and S. M. T. Serrano. 2019. Comparative analysis of high molecular mass subproteomes of Bothrops snake venoms. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology–Part D: Genomics and Proteomics.

7. McBride D., E. C. K. Gren, W. Kelln, W. K. Hayes J. H. Zhang. 2018. Crotalus atrox disintegrin reduces hemorrhagic transformation by attenuating matrix metalloproteinase-9 activity after middle cerebral artery occlusion in hyperglycemic male rats. Journal of Neuroscience Research.

6. Gren, E. C. K., W. Kelln, C. Person, J. G. McCabe, R. Kornhauser, A. J. Hart, K. Erbas-White, L. R. Pompe, and W. K. Hayes. 2017. Geographic variation of venom composition and neurotoxicity in the rattlesnakes Crotalus oreganus oreganus and C. o. helleri: Assessing the potential roles of selection and neutral evolutionary processes in shaping venom variation. In: Dreslik, M. J., W. K. Hayes, S. J. Beaupre, and S. P. Mackessy (Eds.), The Biology of Rattlesnakes II. Eco Publishing, Rodeo, New Mexico. Pp. 228–252.

5. Kim C. H., D. W. McBride, P. Sherchan, C. E. Person, E. C. K. Gren, W. Kelln, T. Lekic, W. K. Hayes, J. Tang, and J. H. Zhang. 2017. Crotalus helleri venom preconditioning reduces postoperative cerebral edema and improves neurological outcomes after surgical brain injury. Neurobiology of Disease 107:66–72.

4. Kim C.H., D. W. McBride, R. Raval, P. Sherchan, K. L. Hay, E. C. K. Gren, W. Kelln, T. Lekic, W. K. Hayes, B. S. Bull, R. Applegate II, J. Tang, and J. H. Zhang. 2017. Crotalus atrox venom preconditioning increases plasma fibrinogen and reduces perioperative hemorrhage in a rat model of surgical brain injury. Scientific Reports 7.

3. Nelsen, D. R., Z. Nisani, A. M. Cooper, G. Fox, E. C. K. Gren, A. Corbit, and W. K. Hayes. 2014. Poisons, toxungens, and venoms: Redefining and classifying toxic biological secretions and the organisms that employ them. Biological Review 89(2):450–465.

2. Sunagar, K., E. A. B. Undheim, H. Scheib, E. C. K. Gren, C. Cochran, C. Person, T. N. W. Jackson, I. Koludarov, W. Kelln, W. K. Hayes, G. F. King, A. Antunes, and B. G. Fry. 2014. Intraspecific venom variation in the medically significant Southern Pacific rattlesnake (Crotalus oreganus helleri): Biodiscovery, clinical, and evolutionary implications. Journal of Proteomics 99:68–83.

1. W. K. Hayes, E. D. Bracey, M. R. Price, V. Robinette, E. Gren, and C. Stahala. 2010. Population status of Chuck-will’s-widow (Caprimulgus carolinensis) in the Bahamas. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 122(2):381–384.