James Lawrence PH.D.

College of Natural and Computational Sciences - Department of Natural Science

Assistant Professor of Biology



  • Ph.D., Cell & Molecular Biology - Neurosciences (University of Hawai'i at Manoa)
  • Master of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (World Medicine Institute)
  • L.P.C. in Law (College of Law, Chester, UK)
  • C.P.E. in Law (Thames Valley University, London, UK)
  • B.A. Hons in Philosophy (Exeter University, Devon, UK)

Courses Taught:

  • BIOL 2031 Anatomy & Physiology I Lab
  • BIOL 2032 Anatomy & Physiology II
  • BIOL 2033 Anatomy & Physiology II Lab
  • BIOL 2050 General Biology I
  • BIOL 2051 General Biology I Lab
  • BIOL 3034 Human Physiology
  • BIOL 3035 Human Physiology Lab
  • BIOL 3036 Human Anatomy
  • BIOL 3037 Human Anatomy Lab
  • BIOL 4210 Neuroscience
  • CHEM 1000 Introductory Chemistry

Professional Interests:

Alzheimer's disease, nicotinic acetylcholine receptors, cell & molecular biology, memory systems, anxiety disorders

Personal Interests/Biography:

Many sports, especially tennis, cricket and soccer. Even in our spare time my wife and I love to read and research about how the human mind and body function.


Teaching Interests/Research:

Key approach is to teach students how to approach learning and problem solving, whilst also ensuring students have clear understanding of what is expected of them, in addition to teaching time and anxiety management.

James Lawrence

Assistant Professor

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  Hawaii Loa Campus, AC 311C