Professor of Biological Sciences
Biological Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences
Started at Bethel
- Calvin College - B.A., 1980
- Florida Atlantic University - M.S., 1990
- University of Minnesota - Ph.D., 1994
DeGolier’s research interests include smooth muscle physiology and pharmacology in vitro, peptide regulation of gastrointestinal, uterine, and vascular smooth muscle motility, and the use of herbs in alternative medicine.
- BIO216/217 Human Physiology
- GES328 Nutrition: The Total Diet
- BIO122/122D Introduction to Organismic Biology
- BIO399 Introduction to Research
- BIO376/377 Animal Physiology
DeGolier, Teresa, Jeff Port, and Shawn Schottler. 2015. Small mammal habitat preferences in a patchwork of adjacent reconstructed grasslands subject to semiannual burns. Ecological Restoration 33(4):388-394.
DeGolier, T.F., D. R. Brown, G. E. Duke, M. M. Palmer, J. R. Swenson, and R. E. Carraway. 2013. Neurotensin and cholecystokinin contract gallbladder circular muscle in chickens. Poultry Science 92:2156-2162.
DeGolier, T. and R. Carraway. 2013. Release of Avian Neurotensin in Response to Intraluminal Contents in the Duodenum of Chickens, Poultry Science 92:418-423.
Patten, J. and DeGolier, T. 2010. Modeling leptin receptor insensitivity by comparing how leptin or leptin receptor mutations in mice affect body weight, basal metabolism, body temperature and feeding behaviors. BIOS 81(3):76-83.
DeGolier, T. 2010. Using critical thinking skills to substantiate or challenge controversial claims endorsing a myriad of weight loss products. The American Biology Teacher 72(9): 545-550. Nov/Dec).
Gibbs, S. and T. DeGolier. 2008. Neurotensin and cholecystokinin depress motility in isolated Lumbricus terristris crop-gizzard preparations. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A 151:682-686.
Schottler, S, J. Port, and T. DeGolier. 2008. Influence of floristic diversity on songbird nesting preferences in a suite of adjacent reconstructed grasslands (Wisconsin). Ecological Restoration 26: 195-198.
Schottler, S, J. Port, and T. DeGolier. 2008. An effective method for quickly surveying pheasant nesting site preferences. Ecological Restoration 26: 198-200.
Berger, J. and T. DeGolier. 2008. Pharmacological effects of the aqueous extract of Caulophyllum thalictroides (blue cohosh) on isolated Mus musculus uteri. BIOS 79(3)103-114.
DeGolier, T. F. 2002. Using a guided – inquiry approach for investigating metabolic rate in mice. American Biology Teacher 64(6):470-475.
Gui, X., T.F. DeGolier, G.E. Duke, and R.E. Carraway. 2000. Neurotensin elevates hepatic bile acid secretion in chickens by a mechanism requiring an intact enterohepatic circulation. Comp. Biochem. and Physiol. Part C. 127: 61-70.
DeGolier, T.F., S.A. Mahoney, and G.E. Duke. 1999. Relationships of avian cecal lengths to taxonomy, food habits, and intestinal lengths. Condor 101: 622-634.
DeGolier, T.F., A.R. Place, G.E. Duke, and R.E. Carraway. 1999. Neurotensin modulates the composition of pancreatic exocrine secretions in chickens. Journal of Experimental Zoology. 283(4/5):463-468.
DeGolier, T.F., J. N. Nordell, M. H. Pust and G.E. Duke. 1999. “Effect of galanin on isolated strips of smooth muscle from the gastrointestinal tract of chickens.” Journal of Experimental Zoology. 283(4/5):455-462.
DeGolier, T.F., R.E. Carraway, and G.E. Duke. 1997. Neurotensin decreases pepsin output and gastrointestinal motility in chickens. Poultry Science 76: 1435-1439.