Faculty Profile

David Kushner

Associate Professor of Biology (2003)

Contact Information

Director, Norwich Science Program in England, 2015-17

kushnerd@dickinson.edu

Rector North Room 1302
717.245.1328

Bio

He teaches courses in microbiology, virology, and RNA biology. His research combines genetics and cell and molecular and biology with modern genomic and bioinformatic approaches to understand interactions between viruses and their hosts, and also uses evolution-based approaches to understand the relationship between viral RNA sequence, structure, and function.

Education

  • B.S., Haverford College, 1993
  • Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1998