Construction and paving work will soon begin to improve Ely Road and the adjacent parking lot behind the apartments on campus. Beginning July 9, the parking lot will be closed.×
Wilson Bldg 205E
B.S., McGill University, Montreal, Canada, Physics and Physiology
M.S., University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Biomechanics
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Molecular and Cellular Biology
Joined Westfield State University in 2010
Genes regulating the development of locomotion using zebrafish as a model system
Kinematic analysis using high speed video ( Humans AND Zebrafish)
Anatomy and Physiology
Molecular Biology Techniques
Course Location Time
BIOL 239 LECTURE Wilson 211 MW 12:35-1:25
BIOL 239 LECTURE Wilson 211 MW 11:30-12:20
BIOL 239 LECTURE Wilson 211 MW 10:25-11:15
BIOL 203 SCI 219 TTh 9:45-12:30
McKeown,K.A., Moreno, R., Hall, V.L., Ribera, A.B., and Downes, G.B. Disruption of eaat2b, a glutamate transporter, results in abnormal motor behaviors in developing zebrafish. Developmental Biology 362(2): 162-171, 2012.
McKeown, K.A., Downes, G.B., Hutson, L.D. Modular laboratory exercises to analyze the development of zebrafish motor behavior. Zebrafish. 6(2):179-85, 2009.
Hirai,T., McKeown, K.A., Gomes, R.F.M., and Bates, J.H.T. Effects of lung volume on lung and chest wall mechanics in rats. Journal of Applied Physiology. 86: 16-21, 1999.
McKeown, K.A., How Does Technotrousers Regulate Locomotor Network Development? International Zebrafish Conference, Madison, WI June 2010
McKeown, K. A., Brown, C. D., Chu, J., Hamill, J., Lower Extremity Coordination over a Fatiguing Run. Proceedings for the XVIII Congress, International Society of Biomechanics, Zurich, Switzerland, June 2001