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Current Address:
Larry J. Dishaw, PhD
Associate Professor
University of South Florida
Department of Pediatrics, Molecular Genetics
Children’s Research Institute in St. Petersburg,
801 Sixth Street South, CRI3008
St. Petersburg, Fl 33701

Visit my lab page: Dishaw lab
Visit my USF Faculty Profile

email: ldishaw [at] health.usf.edu
OR:  ljd.molgen.evol [at] mac.com

Brittany Leigh, (co-advised with Mya Breitbart), NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Recipient. (PhD Candidate)
Alexandria Creasy (co-advised with Mya Breitbart), 1st Year PhD student
Zachary Graham (undergraduate)

Current Post Doc (on our NSF Grant):
Assunta (Susy) Liberti, Ph.D.


Ph. D. Biology, Florida International University, Miami, 2002
->Dissertation:  Immunophylogenetic aspects of a gorgonian coral.  
->Graduate work done with
Dr. Charles H. Bigger at FIU.
B.S.    Biology, Florida International University, 1997

Professional Experience:

2016-current, Associate Professor, Dept. of Pediatrics, USF, College of Medicine.
2016-current, 20% appointment with Dept of Molecular Medicine, University of South Florida, Tampa, Fl, USA.
2013-current, Affiliate Assistant Professor, USF College of Marine Sciences.
2010-2016, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Pediatrics, University of South Florida, Tampa, Fl, USA.

Research Scientist, H.Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, Fl, and USF Department of Pediatrics, Molecular Genetics Group at All Children’s Hospital, St. Petersburg, Fl.  PI: 
Dr. Gary Litman.

Past and present professional organizations include:

American Association for the Advancement of Science
American Society for Microbiology
American Association of Immunologists, Member
Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, FASEB
International Society of Developmental and Comparative Immunology
Member of the Society of Systematic Biologists