Dalay Olson, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology (IBP)

Dalay Olson

Contact Info


Fax 612-301-1343

Office Address:
321 Church St. S.E.
3-120 Jackson Hall
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Mailing Address:
321 Church St. S.E.
6-125 Jackson Hall
Minneapolis, MN 55455

PhD, University of Minnesota (Physiology), 2015

BS, St. Olaf College, (Chemistry), 2008

Postdoctoral: University of Minnesota, College of Biological Sciences, 2017




Olson, D.H., Kramer, M and Wright, R. (2017) Efficiency of Online Learning Modules in Improving Students Understanding of the Scientific Process. In preparation.

Olson, D.H., Burrill, J.S., Kuzmicic, J., Park, J.M., Kim, D.H. and Bernlohr, D.A. (2016) Rictor oxidation and disruption of the mammalian target of rapamyscin complex 2 (MTORC2) links mitochondrial oxidative stress to insulin resistance in adipocytes. Submitted to Journal of Biological Chemistry.

Osborn, J. W., Olson, D., Guzman, P., Toney, G. M. & Fink, G. D. (2014) The neurogenic phase of angiotensin II-salt hypertension is prevented by chronic intracerebroventricular administration of benzamil Physiol Rep 2, e00245.

Long, E.K., Olson, D.H., and Bernlohr, D.A. (2013) High Fat Diet Induces Depot-Specific Adipose Tissue Changes in Trans-4-Oxo-2-Nonenal and Trans-4-Hydroxy-2-Nonenal Levels. Free Radical Bology and Medicine 63: 390-398.

Hirsch, D., and Zukowska, Z. (2012) NPY and stress 30 years later: the peripheral view. Cell Mol Neurobiol 32:645-659.



Course Director, PHSL 3051 Human Physiology: Pulmonary, Gastrointestinal, Metabolism, Thermoregulation

PHSL 4900 - Pulmonary, Gastrointestinal, Metabolism, Thermoregulation

PHSL 5116 - Metabolism

PHSL 6051 - Cell Physiology

PHSL 3061.5061 - Cell Physiology

PHSL 3062W - All units after first 5 weeks of class