Maria T. Gallardo-Williams

Maria T. Gallardo-Williams

Teaching Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Organic Laboratories
Office: 252 FOX
Phone: (919) 515-2539


  • Post-Doctoral Associate, NIEHS, RTP, NC 2000-2003, Laboratory of Molecular Toxicology, Research Advisors: Dr. R.E. Chapin and Dr. R.R. Maronpot
  • Ph.D. 1999, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, Chemistry, Research Advisor: Prof. D.F. Martin
  • M.S. 1989, Universidad Simon Bolivar,Caracas, Venezuela, Chemistry, Research Advisor: Prof. R. Jaffe
  • B.S. 1986, Universidad Simon Bolivar, Caracas, Venezuela, Chemistry, Reseach Advisor: Prof. A.J. Zapata


  • DELTA Faculty Fellow 2015-16 and 2016-17
  • NCSU Gertrude Cox Award for Excellence in Teaching and Learning with Technology, 2016
  • NCSU College of Sciences Outstanding Teacher Award 2014-2015
  • NIH Fellow's Award for Research Excellence, 2003
  • NIH Award of Merit, 2002

Recent Publications

  • BOX, M.C., DUNNAGAN, C.L., HIRSH, L.A.S., CHERRY, C.R., GIBSON, R.J., WOLFE, M.I., AND M.T. GALLARDO-WILLIAMS. 2017. Qualitative and quantitative evaluation of three types of student-generated videos as instructional support in organic chemistry laboratories. Journal of Chemical Education, 94(2): 164-170.
  • YACUZZO, M.E., JORDAN, J.T., AND M.T. GALLARDO-WILLIAMS. 2016. Directed learner-generated study aids as a tool to improve organic chemisty outcomes for low-performing students. Chemical Educator. 21:1-4.
  • JORDAN, J.T., BOX, M.C., EGUREN, K.E., PARKER, T.A., SARALDI-GALLARDO, V.M., WOLFE, M.I., AND M.T. GALLARDO-WILLIAMS. 2016. Effectiveness of student-generated video as a teaching tool for an instrumental technique in the organic chemistry laboratory. Journal of Chemical Education. 93(1): 141-145.
  • GALLARDO-WILLIAMS, M.T., R.E. CHAPIN, P.E. KING, G.J. MOSER, T.L. GOLDSWORTHY, J.P. MORRISON, and R.R. MARONPOT. 2004. Boron supplementation inhibits the growth and local expression of IGF-1 in human prostate adenocarcinoma (LNCaP) tumors in nude mice. Toxicologic Pathology. 32:73-78.
  • GALLARDO-WILLIAMS, M.T., R.R. MARONPOT, C.H. TURNER, C.S. JOHNSON, M.W. HARRIS, M.J. JAYO, AND R.E. CHAPIN. 2003. The effects of boric acid supplementation on bone histomorphometry, metabolism, and biomechanical properties in aged female F-344 rats. Biological Trace Element Research 93:155-169.
  • GALLARDO-WILLIAMS, M.T., R.R. MARONPOT, R.N. WINE, S.H. BRUNSSEN, AND R.E. CHAPIN. 2003. Inhibition of the enzymatic activity of prostate-specific antigen by boric acid and 3-nitrophenyl boronic acid. The Prostate 54:44-49.
  • GALLARDO-WILLIAMS, M.T., V.A. WHALEN, R.F.BENSON, AND D.F. MARTIN. 2002. Accumulation and retention of lead by cattail (Typha domingensis), hydrilla (Hydrilla verticillata), and duckweed (Lemna obscura). Journal of Environmental Science and Health A37:1399-1408.
  • GALLARDO-WILLIAMS, M.T., C.L. GEIGER, J.A. PIDALA, AND D.F. MARTIN. 2002. Essential fatty acids and phenolic acids from extracts and leachates of southern cattail (Typha domingensis P.). Phytochemistry 59:305-308.