Michael L. Canute M.S.

College of Natural and Computational Sciences - Department of Natural Science

Instructor of Biology



  • Ph.D. candidate, Molecular Biosciences & Bioengineering, University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • M.S., Biomedical Science (Human Physiology), University of Hawaii at Manoa, August 1995
  • B.S., Food Science and Human Nutrition (Nutritional Science), University of Hawaii at Manoa, May 1989
  • A.A., Liberal Arts, Kauai Community College, May 1986

Courses Taught:

  • BIOL 2030 Anatomy and Physiology I
  • BIOL 2031 Anatomy and Physiology I Lab
  • BIOL 2032 Anatomy and Physiology II
  • BIOL 2033 Anatomy and Physiology II Lab
  • BIOL 4050 Developmental Biology

Professional Interests:

Undergraduate Courses in Anatomy and Physiology as well as upper division course(s) in Physiology (General and specialized areas, especially Neuroendocrinology), Anatomy, Histology, & Neuroscience (the latter three are yet to be developed).

Teaching Interests/Research:

Characterization of a novel transmembrane protein, TMEM16E (also known as GDD1) that has been previously described in causing a debilitating bone disease, gnathodiaphyseal dysplasia, due to a single point mutation resulting in a missense translation of C356R and C356G.

Michael L. Canute


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