Tami M. Panhuis

Associate Professor of Biological Sciences


  • B.S., University of Maryland, College Park
  • Ph.D., University of California, Riverside


Tami Panhuis’ research lab is broadly interested in comparative evolutionary biology and the evolution of fish placenta traits.  Panhuis teaches courses at Ohio Wesleyan on human physiology, human anatomy, evolution, introduction to cell biology, island biology and UC160.

Panhuis also serves as Ohio Wesleyan’s faculty representative for the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship.

For more information about Tami Panhuis, view her Curriculum Vitae.

Selected Publications / Presentations

  • Panhuis, T.M., M. Fris*, L. Tuhela, L. Kwan. (2017) An examination of surface epithelium structures of the embryo across the genus Poeciliopsis (Poeciliidae). Journal of Morphology 278:1726-1738 [* denotes OWU undergraduate co-author]
  • Kwan, L., M. Fris*, F. H. Rodd, L. Rowe, L. Tuhela, T. M. Panhuis. (2015). An examination of the variation in maternal placentae across the genus Poeciliopsis (Poeciliidae). Journal of Morphology 276: 707-720 [* denotes OWU undergraduate co-author]
  • Fogarty, M.P., T.M. Panhuis, S. Vadlamudi, M.L. BuchKovish, K.L. Mohlke. (2013) Allele-specific transcriptional activity at type 2 diabetes-associated single nucleotide polymorphisms in regions of pancreatic islet open chromatin at the JAZF1 locus. Diabetes 62:1756-62
  • Panhuis, T.M. (November 2014) Structural characterization of the Poeciliopsis (Poeciliidae) placenta. Invited symposia speaker. IV International Symposium on Viviparous Fishes. Morelia, Mexico

Contact Info


Schimmel/Conrades Science Center #350
Ohio Wesleyan University
Delaware, OH 43015
P 740-368-3859
E tmpanhui@owu.edu