David H.T. Harrison, PhD, Professor, was appointed January 10, 2010 to the COP. Dr. Harrison took his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Chemistry. He completed an MPhil and PhD in Molecular Biochemistry and Biophysics at Yale University. During a brief hiatus from Yale (1986-87), Dr. Harrison was a Research Scientist in Protein Engineering at Eastman Kodak Company. Later, he was the Juvenile Diabetes Postdoctoral Fellow in the laboratory of Dr. Gregory Petsko at Brandeis University. His first academic position was at the Medical College of Wisconsin. In 2003, he moved to RFUMS to take an Associate Professor position in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. He also became the Director of the X-Ray core facility in the Rosalind Franklin Structural Biology Laboratory. His research career has been productive, with grant funding from NIH, NSF and private foundations. He has published in international, peer-reviewed journals and is a member of several national professional societies, including the AACP. He has extensive experience in the teaching of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology to professional students and has mentored several of these students in his laboratory. He serves the university on many committees and is active in community outreach.