Faculty and Staff

David A. Dunn

Title: Assistant Professor


Ph.D. in Pathology, University of Rochester, 2011
M.S. in Pathology, University of Rochester, 2006
M.S. in Animal Science, Brigham Young University, 2005
B.S. in Microbiology, Brigham Young University, 1999

Areas of Specialty: Physiology, Biotechnology, Animal Science

Research Interests: Animal transgenesis, Genome engineering, Pluripotent stem cell technologies, Xenotransplantation

Recent Publications:
Dunn, D. A., Hodge, A. J. and Lipke, E. A. (2014), Biomimetic materials design for cardiac tissue regeneration. WIREs Nanomed Nanobiotechnol. 6:15-39.

Dunn, D.A., and Pinkert, C.A. (2012) Nuclear Expression of a Mitochondrial DNA Gene: Mitochondrial Targeting of Allotopically Expressed Mutant ATP6 in Transgenic Mice. J. Biomed Biotech. 2012: Article ID 541245, doi:10.1155/2012/541245.

Dunn, D.A., Cannon, M.V., Irwin, M.H., and Pinkert, C.A. (2011) Animal models of human mitochondrial DNA mutations. Biochem. Biophys. Acta (BBA) - General Subjects 1820:601-607.

Cannon, M.V., Dunn, D.A., Irwin, M.H., Brooks, A.I., Bartol, F.F., Trounce, I.A., and Pinkert, C.A. (2011) Xenomitochondrial mice: investigation into mitochondrial compensatory mechanisms. Mitochondrion 11:33-39.

Pogozelski, W.K., Fletcher, L.D., Cassar, C.A., Dunn, D.A., Trounce, I.A., and Pinkert, C.A. (2008) The mitochondrial genome sequence of Mus terricolor: Comparison with Mus musculus domesticus and implications for xenomitochondrial mouse modeling. Gene 418:27-33.

Dunn, D.A., Kooyman, D.L. and Pinkert, C.A. (2005) Foundation Review: Transgenic animals and their impact on the drug discovery industry. Drug Discov. Today 10:757-767.

Trounce, I.A., McKenzie, M., Cassar, C.A., Ingraham, C.A., Lerner, C.A., Dunn, D.A., Donegan, C.L., Takeda, K., Pogozelski, W.K., Howell, R.L. and Pinkert, C.A. (2004) Development and initial characterization of xenomitochondrial mice. J Bioenerg Biomembr 36:421-427.