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Akeisha Belgrave, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Applied Mathematics

Phone Number:

717-901-5100 x1636


Ph.D. in Biomedical Science with a concentration in Computational Cell Analysis & Modeling, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT, USA.
B.Sc. in Optical Engineering, Norfolk State University, Norfolk, VA.
A.S Biology, Physics & Mathematics – Barbados Community College, Bridgetown, Barbados.


Dr. Akeisha Belgrave conducted research in Cell Analysis and Modeling and Biophysics at the University of Connecticut Health Center and Princeton University as a doctoral student and postdoctoral student respectively. She conducted extensive studies on the shape maintenance and motility of rod-shaped bacteria.

Teaching and Research Interests:

Dr. Belgrave is currently working with undergraduate students on their experiential projects and independent research at the university to probe aquatic biofilms towards a healthy ecosystem and also to determine the effects of bacterial cell wall turnover towards a change in antibiotic efficacies, motility, and cell shape.

Courses Taught at HU:

College Algebra
Project I and II