Dawn K. Coletta, PhD

  • Associate Professor, Medicine
  • PhD: "Interventions against obesity through increased lipolysis of adipose tissue," Aston University, School of Life and Health Sciences, Birmingham, England, 2003
  • BS: Applied and Human Biology, Aston University, School of Life and Health Sciences, 1999
Honors and Awards
  • Molecular Medicine Symposium Travel Grant, "Complex Disease Gene Identification Using DNA Microarrays," 2005
  • International Genetics Epidemiology Society Travel Grant, "Insulin Acutely Regulates Gene Expression in Skeletal Muscle," 2004
  • Applied Biosystems Internationally Competitive Award, "LD mapping of 6q23 region in Mexican Americans," 2003

Select Publications


Day, S. E., L. A. Garcia, R. L. Coletta, L. E. Campbell, T. R. Benjamin, E. A. De Filippis, J. A. Madura, L. J. Mandarino, L. R. Roust, and D. K. Coletta, "Alterations of sorbin and SH3 domain containing 3 (SORBS3) in human skeletal muscle following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery.", Clin Epigenetics, vol. 9, pp. 96, 2017. PMCID: PMC5581422  PMID: 28883895