Faculty and Staff

David A. Dunn

Title: Assistant Professor

Education:

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.