Janelle Mapes


Janelle Mapes

Janelle Mapes PhD

Assistant Professor Anatomy
COM-Anatomy, COM-Faculty
(509) 249-7763
(509) 249-7990

Dr. Janelle Mapes received a BS in Biomedical/Molecular Biology from Bridgewater State University and proceeded to earn an MS and PhD in Molecular and Integrative Physiology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her dissertation research focused on elucidating signaling pathways involved in mammary gland development and breast cancer. Dr. Mapes served as a Visiting Instructor at Illinois Wesleyan University and facilitated the development of a Human Anatomy and Physiology laboratory course at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign prior to joining the PNWU faculty in 2017. Her teaching interests include Gross Anatomy, Histology, and Embryology.