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Faculty and Staff Profile

Patilee Tate, Ph.D


Office: 441 Edwards Hall
Phone: 864-656-3666

 Educational Background

Ph.D. Genetics
Clemson University 1994

MS Biology
Georgia College & State University 1981

BA Biology
Wesleyan College 1978

 Research Interests

As manager of the Healthcare Genetics (HCG) program research laboratory my interests include:
Human genetics
Molecular genetics of human cancer
Mammalian cell biology
Use of nutraceuticals in cancer prevention and treatment

 Research Publications

Gray, Sandra L., Brett R. Lackey, Patricia L. Tate. Antimutagenic antitumor and estrogen receptor binding activity of the rare plant Shortia galacifolia: An ethnobotanical and chemosystemic approach. Avicenna J. Phytomed, 9:62-71, 2019.

Hurley Susan G., Brett R. Lackey, Patricia Tate, Sandra L. Gray. Xenoestrogens from household plastics bind estrogen receptors and affect cell proliferation. J S.C. Academy Sci.14:15-16, 2016.

Zhu Hong-Hong, Guo-Hui Huang, Patricia L. Tate, Lyndon L. Larcom. Anti-cancer effect of Angelica Sinensis on Women’s Reproductive Cancer. Functional Foods in Health and Disease. 2:242-250, 2012.

Olbrich Jason M., Patilee Tate, Joel T. Corbett, James M. Lindsey,III, Sheila D. Nagatomi, Waleed S. W. Shalaby, Shalaby W. Shalaby. Injectable in situ forming controlled release implant composed of a poly-ether-ester-carbonate and applications in the field of chemotherapy. J Biomed Mater Res Part A. 100A:2365-2372, 2012.

Tate Patricia, Robert Bibb and Lyndon L. Larcom. Milk Stimulates Growth of Prostate Cancer Cells In Culture. Nutr Cancer. 63:136-1366, 2011.

God Jason, Patricia Tate, Lyndon L. Larcom. Red raspberries have antioxidant effects that play a minor role in the killing of stomach and colon cancer cells. Nutr Res 11:777-82, 2011.