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Jan DeJarnette, PhD

Assistant Professor
Dept of Biological Sciences
Office: Whitaker Hall WH - 122
Phone: 239-590-7563

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Ph.D. Microbiology, University of Maryland, College Park Maryland
PostDoctoral; National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda Maryland. PostDoctoral; Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama
M.S. Biology, University of Louisville, Louisville Kentucky
B.A. Biology, University of Louisville, Louisville Kentucky

Research and Teaching Interests

Microbial Ecology, Local and Global adaptation, Biology, Microbiology, Cell Biology and Immunology.

I am currently working on a paper-concerning the use of Caribbean birds in modeling evolutionary mechanisms responsible for diversity in major histocompatibility class II genes.


Area of T cell and B cell development and activation