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


Amy Molan
Amy Molan
Current Program: Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics
Degree(s)/Past Institutions: B.S. in Biochemistry - University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 2012; A.A. - Inver Hills Community College, 2010
mola0019[at]umn[dot]edu

Amber Schoenecker
Amber Schoenecker
Current Program: Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics
Degree(s)/Past Institutions: B.S. in Biochemistry - University of St. Thomas, 2013
schoe517[at]umn[dot]edu

Gabriel Starrett
Gabriel Starrett
Current Program: Microbiology, Immunology & Cancer Biology
Degree(s)/Past Institutions: B.S. in Medical Microbiology and Immunology - University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2011
starr114[at]umn[dot]edu

Christopher Richards
Christopher Richards
Current Program: Pharmacology
Degree(s)/Past Institutions: B.A. in Biochemistry - Spring Arbor University, 2012
rich1081[at]umn[dot]edu

Christopher Richards
Val Viera
Current Program: Oncology, Brazilian National Cancer Institute
Degree(s)/Past Institutions: M.S. Federal University of Rio Grande, 2010; B.S. Federal University of Rio Grande, 2007
vcviera[at]umn[dot]edu

Christopher Richards
Jennifer McCann
Current Program: Microbiology, Immunology & Cancer Biology
Degree(s)/Past Institutions: B.S. in Biology - University of Utah-Salt Lake City, 2011
mccan121[at]umn[dot]edu

Christopher Richards
Adam Cheng
Current Program: Medical Scientist Training Program
Degree(s)/Past Institutions: B.A. in Math & Biology - Washington University, 2012
cheng396[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



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



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



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


Dan Mundt
Dan Mundt
Current Affiliation: College of Biological Sciences - University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
mundt040[at]umn[dot[edu

Dan Mundt
Cynthia Chweya
Current Affiliation: College of Biological Sciences - University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
chwey004[at]umn[dot[edu

Dan Mundt
Isa Williams
Current Affiliation: College of Biological Sciences - University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
will4882[at]umn[dot[edu

Dan Mundt
Peter Ronning
Current Affiliation: College of Biological Sciences - University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
ronni114[at]umn[dot[edu

Dan Mundt
Kate Lauer
Current Affiliation: College of Biological Sciences - University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
lauer088[at]umn[dot[edu

Dan Mundt
Jordan Jensen
Current Affiliation: College of Biological Sciences - University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
jens1433[at]umn[dot[edu

Dan Mundt
Andrew Clingerman
Current Affiliation: College of Biological Sciences - University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
cling007[at]umn[dot[edu


Previous Ph.D. Students

Eric Refsland (2014)
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

Anurag Rathore, Ph.D.
Ph.D. - Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institue of Medical Sceinces
Postdoctoral Associate from 2009-2014
Present Position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center, NY, USA

Judd Hultquist, Ph.D.
Ph.D. - University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Postdoctoral Associate from 2012-2013
Present Position: Postdoctoral Scholar, Gladstone Institutes, UCSF, USA

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 2003 - 2004
Present Position: Principal Scientist, OBodies Ltd., New Zealand