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Anastasia Zimmerman

Associate Professor


Ph.D. - Washington State University
M.S. - University of San Diego
B.S. - Gonzaga University

Research Interests

Molecular evolution of the vertebrate immune system. Genome-wide analyses of innate and adaptive immune loci in fishes. Use of the zebrafish as an immunological model system.

Courses Taught

BIO 312: Molecular Biology
BIO 312L: Molecular Biology Lab
BIO 314: Immunology
BIO 452: Seminar
BIO 455: Molecular Biology Seminar

Selected Publications

Hanauer et al. (Zimmerman, A. co-author) 2017. An inclusive Research Education Community (iREC): Impact of the SEA-PHAGES program on research outcomes and student learning. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 114:13531-13536.

Butela et al. (Zimmerman, A. co-author) 2017. Complete genome sequences of Cluster A Mycobacteriophages. Genome Announcements 5(43); 5(43). pii: e01182-17. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.01182-17.

Pope W., et al. (Zimmerman, A., phage DirtMcgirt). 2015. Dramatic variation in phage genome structures revealed by whole genome comparisons. eLife: doi: 10.7554/eLife.06416