Principal Investigator

Reuben S. Harris, Ph.D.

Professor, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics
Associate Director, Institute of Molecular Virology
Degree(s)/Past Institutions: Ph.D. - University of Alberta, 1997; B.S. - University of Alberta, 1993
rsh[at]umn[dot]edu



Ph.D. Students



Monica Kieffer Akre
Current Program: Molecular, Cellular, Developmental Biology and Genetics
Degree(s)/Past Institutions: B.A. in Biology - College of St. Scholastica, 1995
akre0006[at]umn[dot]edu



Brett Anderson
Current Program: Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics
Degree(s)/Past Institutions: B.S. in Biochemistry - University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 2011
ande8365[at]umn[dot]edu



Brandon Leonard
Current Program: Microbiology, Immunology & Cancer Biology
Degree(s)/Past Institutions: B.S. in Molecular Biology – University of California, San Diego, 2008
leona256[at]umn[dot]edu



Maggie Olson
Current Program: Medicinal Chemistry
Degree(s)/Past Institutions: B.A. in Biology, Illinois Wesleyan University, 2010
olso3706[at]umn[dot]edu



Eric W. Refsland
Current Program: Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics
Degree(s)/Past Institutions: B.A. in Biochemistry/Chemistry - Gustavus Adolphus College, 2001
refsl001[at]umn[dot]edu



Postdoctoral Associates



William Brown, Ph.D.
Degree(s)/Past Institutions: Ph.D. - University of Leeds, UK, 1999; B.S. - University of Leeds, UK, 1986
brown344[at]umn[dot]edu



Michael A. Carpenter, Ph.D.
Degree(s)/Past Institutions: Ph.D. - Wayne State University, 2008; B.S. - Northern Michigan University, 2001
mcarpent[at]umn[dot]edu



Judd F. Hultquist
Degree(s)/Past Institutions: Ph.D. - University of MInnesota, 2012; B.S. in Biology/Biochemistry - Marquette University, 2008
hultq014[at]umn[dot]edu



Terumasa Ikeda, Ph.D.
Degree(s)/Past Institutions: Ph.D. - Kumamoto University, 2009; M.S. - Kumamoto University, 2006; B.S. - Kumamoto University, 2004
tikeda[at]umn[dot]edu



Allison Land, Ph.D.
Degree(s)/Past Institutions: Ph.D. - University of Manitoba, 2009; B.S. - Hons. Co-op University of Manitoba, 2003
landx014[at]umn[dot]edu



Ming Li, Ph.D.
Degree(s)/Past Institutions: Ph.D. - Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College, 2006; B.E. - China Pharmaceutical University, 1997
mingli[at]umn[dot]edu



Anurag Rathore, Ph.D.
Degree(s)/Past Institutions: Ph.D. - Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute Of Medical Sciences , India, 2009; B.S. - Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University, India, 1999
arathore[at]umn[dot]edu



Nadine Shaban, Ph.D.
Degree(s)/Past Institutions: Ph.D. - Wake Forest University, 2011; B.S. - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2006
nmshaban[at]umn[dot]edu



Assistant Scientists



Emily Law
Degree(s)/Past Institutions: B.S. in Biochemistry/Microbiology - University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 2009
lawxx057[at]umn[dot]edu



Elizabeth Luengas
Degree(s)/Past Institutions: B.S. in Microbiology - University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 2012
doher071[at]umn[dot]edu



Undergraduates



Richard Dunning
Current Affiliation: College of Biological Sciences - University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
dunni056[at]umn[dot]edu



Taylour Gregory
Current Affiliation: College of Biological Sciences - University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
grego269[at]umn[dot]edu



Leah Kosyakovsky
Current Affiliation: College of Biological Sciences - University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
grego269[at]umn[dot]edu



Previous Ph.D. Students

Michael Burns (2013)
Judd Hultquist (2012)
Lela Lackey (2012)
John Albin (2012)
Zach Demorest (2011)
Rebecca LaRue (2010)
Mark Stenglein (2009)
Steve Offer (2009)
Stefán Jónsson (2009)
Guylaine Haché (2009)
April Schumacher (2008)
Donna MacDuff (2008)



Previous Postdoctoral Associates

Keisuke Shindo, Ph.D.
Ph.D. & M.D. - Kyoto University
Postdoctoral Associate from 2005 - 2010
Present Position: Assistant Professor, Kyoto University, Japan, Hematology and Oncology

Mark T. Liddament, Ph.D.
Ph.D. - University of Cambridge
Postdoctoral Associate from 2035 - 2004
Present Position: Principal Scientist, OBodies Ltd., New Zealand