Jon F. Harrison

Ph.D., 1987, University of Colorado, Boulder



Research Professor:

C. Jaco Klok

Ph.D. Univ. Pretoria




Graduate Students:

Jacob Campbell
B.S. Tennessee Tech University
M.S. Middle Tennessee State University

Ph.D. candidate: Genetic and biochemical mechanisms for surviving anoxia in Drosophila



Meghan Duell
B.S., Biology
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

Behavioral and physiological consequences of miniaturization in stingless bees (co-advised with Dr. Brian Smith)



Current Undergraduate Researchers:

Christopher Abdo (grasshopper heart function)

Lindsay Axthelm (Drosophila genetics: using RNAi to understand control of body size)

Brandon Balsino (honeybee learning)

Alexandra Brantley (Drosophila genetics: using RNAi to understand control of body size)

Jillian Ciarlariello (3D tomographic analysis of beetle tracheal structures)

Ruth Farington (locust physiology, beetle flight; co-advised with Dr. Arianne Cease)

Trevor Fox (metabolism of ant queens and other insects; co-advised with Dr. Jennifer Fewell)

Anna Kuznetsova (Drosophila genetics: using RNAi to understand control of size)

James Sargent (Drosophila genetics: age effects on anoxic survival)

Hunter Smith (Drosophila genetics: using RNAi to understand control of body size)

Julian Wagner (3D tomographic analyses of tracheal dimensions in beetles)

Grad or Postdoc Lab Alumni:

John Vandenbrooks
Ph.D. Yale University
Postdoc, ASU
Currently Assistant Professor, Midwestern University



Viviane Callier
Ph.D., Duke University
Post-doc, ASU
Currently consultant and science writer


James S. Waters, Ph.D. 2012
A.B., Mathematics
The University of Chicago
Currently Assistant Professor at Providence College



Arianne Cease, Ph.D. 2012
B.S., Zoology
Oregon State University
Currently Assistant Professor in the School of Sustainability at Arizona State University


Joanna Henry
M.S. Arizona State University, 2011

Currently Laboratory Coordinator at ASU




Manoush Farzin
M.S. Arizona State University, 2010

Current M.D. student at Midwestern University, Chicago




Sydella Blatch

Assistant Professor
Dept of Biology
Stevenson University
Ph.D. Arizona State University, 2008


Alexander Kaiser
Formerly Assistant Professor
Department of Biochemistry
Midwestern University
Now a happy organic farmer somewhere in Germany!


Brenda Rascón
M.S. Arizona State University, 2007
Currently a Regulatory CMC Manager with Sandoz, Austria.



Scott Kirkton
Associate Professor
Union College
Ph.D. Arizona State University, 2004



Kendra Greenlee
Associate Professor
Department of Biological Sciences
218 Stevens Hall
North Dakota State University
Fargo, ND 58105, USA
Ph.D. Arizona State University, 2004

Patricia Ashby
Scottsdale Community College
Postdoc, Arizona State University, 1997

Stephen P. Roberts
Vice-Provost and Dean of Arts, Science and Business
Missouri University of Science and Technology
College of Arts, Science and Business
Fulton Hall
Rolla, MO 65409
Ph.D. Arizona State University, 1998

Melanie Frazier
EPA Postdoctoral Fellow
U. S. Environmental Protection Agency
Coastal Ecology Branch
2111 SE Marine Science Drive
Newport, OR 97365
Ph.D. University of Washington, 2007
M.S. Arizona State University, 2000

Marc Perkins
Professor, Biological Sciences
Orange Coast Community College
M.S. Arizona State University, 2001

Art Woods
Associate Professor
University of Montana
Postdoc, Arizona State University