Investigator and Professor
Howard Hughes Medical Institute and University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, USA
Dr. Harris is an Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and a Professor of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics at the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities (2015-present and 2003-present, respectively).
He is also the Associate Director of the Institute of Molecular Virology and a Member of the Masonic Cancer Center. He received his B.S. (1993) and Ph.D. (1997) degrees from the University of Alberta, and performed postdoctoral work at Baylor College of Medicine (1997-8), Yale University (1998), and Cambridge University (1998-2003).
Dr. Harris has published over 125 research papers, contributed to 12 patent applications, and co-founded a company.