Wylie Nichols

Associate Professor of Physiology
(404) 727-7422

Wylie Nichols graduated from the University of Texas, Austin in 1968 with a BS degree in sociology and completed a Ph.D. in physiology from the University of California, Davis in 1979.  Following a postdoctoral fellowship at the Department of Embryology, Carnegie Institute of Washington, he joined the faculty at Emory as an assistant professor in 1982.  Wylie has published extensively in the areas of biophysics, cell biology, and physiology.  He directs the Exercise and Movement Module for the first year medical students and lectures to medical, allied health, and graduate students in numerous courses.  He initiated the teaching of research ethics to graduate students in the Biochemistry, Cell and Development Biology Graduate Program in 2003, and continued to teach this course until he resigned to become the Director of the Program in Scholarly Integrity in the Laney Graduate School.  He is actively involved in developing the program to teach research and scholarly ethics to all graduate students in the Laney Graduate School.