Michael Varnum, Ph.D.

Michael Varnum, Ph.D.


Associate Professor
Office: Veterinary and Biomedical Research Building (VBR) room 375
E-Mail: varnum@vetmed.wsu.edu
Phone: (509) 335-0661


Recruiting Ph.D. students for fall 2017



Current Position

2005-Present Associate Professor, IPN, Washington State University, Pullman, WA


Education

1983 B.S. Microbiology & Immunology; University of Washington, Seattle, WA
1994 Ph.D. Molecular/Cell Biology; Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR


Honors and Awards

2012 Newbrey Teaching Scholar Award, College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University
2013 Newbrey Teaching Scholar Award, College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University


Prior Academic Appointments

1980-1982 Research Tech/Lab Assistant, Biochemistry & Pathology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
1983-1984 Research Assistant, Environmental Health, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
1986-1989 Research Technician, Biochemistry, Oregon Heath and Science University, Portland, OR
1989-1994 Graduate Research Assistant, Vollum Institute, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR
1994-1998 Research Associate, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
1998-2005 Assistant Professor, IPN, Washington State University, Pullman, WA


Research

The primary focus of the Varnum laboratory is to investigate the molecular mechanisms of ion channels that are directly activated by intracellular cyclic nucleotides. 


Publications

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