Dr. Jason Heming

Jason Heming

Teaching Assistant Professor
Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences
Biological Sciences

250B Mellon Hall
Phone: 412.396.6318
hemingj@duq.edu

Education:

B.S. Molecular Biology/Biotechnology, Clarion University, 2004
Ph.D. Molecular Virology and Microbiology, University of Pittsburgh, 2013
Biography

Dr. Heming earned his B.S. in Molecular Biology/Biotechnology with a minor in Chemistry at Clarion University of Pennsylvania. He then received his Ph.D. in Molecular Virology and Microbiology at the University of Pittsburgh where his research focused on the purification and characterization of the herpes simplex virus type 1 terminase complex; a protein complex that is essential for HSV-1 capsid assembly and DNA packaging processes. Dr. Heming's primary interests remain within the fields of microbiology, molecular biology, and biochemistry, and he is passionate about equipping future scientists and medical professionals with the concepts and skills required to excel within these fields.

Courses

Experimental Microbiology and Molecular Biology (BIOL 370W)
Clinical Microbiology (BIOL 205) and Lab (BIOL 205L)
Introductory Microbiology (BIOL 203) and Lab (BIOL 204)