Sarah Golding

Sarah E. Golding, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Director of Undergraduate Research

Trani Life Sciences Building, 1000 W Cary St., room 218B

Curriculum vitae


  • Postdoctoral Scholar, Dr. Kris Valerie, Radiation Oncology, VCU Massey Cancer Center
  • Ph.D., 2006, Molecular Radiobiology, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK
  • B.Sc. (Hons), 2002, Applied Biological Sciences, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK

Research Interests

  • Student success and equity in STEM



  • BIOL392 - Introduction to Research
  • BIOL489/490/495 - Research and Thesis
  • BIOL604 - Research Integrity
  • BIOL/Z395 - Directed Study
  • BIOL492 - Independent Study


  • 2020 VCU University Academic Advisory Board Annual Awards, Faculty Advisor Certificate of Merit
  • 2019 VCU PACME (President's Awards for Community Multicultural Enrichment) Administrator Award awarded to the Center on Health Disparities leadership team
  • 2019 Virginia Mathematics and Science Coalition “Programs That Work” Award given to the VCU Bridges to the Baccalaureate
  • 2016 Presidential Awards, Virginia Commonwealth University, Outstanding Term Faculty Award (Inaugural Award)