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I'm a faculty member at the Bothell campus of the University of Washington. I spend most of my time teaching biology. My research interests include infectious disease drug targets and innovations in STEM education. It is generally easiest to reach me by email (

6/17/15 The display "STEM songs: not just child's play" may now be seen on the bottom floor of UW-Bothell's Discovery Hall. I designed it with my son Phil (UWB Class of 2029).
5/27/15 UW-Bothell students, I want your help! Please see the openings page for more information.
5/18/15 Three summers ago, UW medical student Sarah Weller performed a high-throughput screen seeking to identify new inhibitors of the Sec pathway. A report on that screen and follow-up work was published today (online) in the Journal of Biomolecular Screening.
5/15/15 The AAAS website has published my ENGL 299 class's annotations of a paper on leaf complexity (Vlad et al., "Leaf shape evolution through duplication, regulatory diversification, and loss of a homeobox gene," Science 343:780-3, 2014).
5/1/15 Former undergraduate research assistant Jack Mo has been accepted to medical school at the University of Washington and will begin his studies there in the fall. Congratulations, Jack!

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