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Goodpasture College

Goodpasture Advising College Faculty Leaders

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Bruce Carter, Ph.D.

Professor, Biochemistry


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    James Goldenring, M.D., Ph.D.

    Professor, Surgery
    Professor, Cell and Developmental Biology


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      Daniel J Moore, M.D., Ph.D.

      Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
      Assistant Professor, Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology



        Goodpasture Associate College Advisors

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        Jee Yeon Cha, M.D., Ph.D.

        Fellow, Diabetes, Endocrinology, & Metabolism, Medicine


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          Brian Grieb, M.D., Ph.D.

          Fellow, Hematology/Oncology,, Medicine

          Learn more about Dr. Grieb here and here.


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            Nichelle Winters, M.D., Ph.D.

            Clinical Fellow, Pulmonary and Critical Care, Medicine

            Learn more about Dr. Winters here, here, and here.



              Goodpasture Members

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              Cam Bermudez

              Bennett Landman Lab, G4
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              Andrew Boal

              David Calkins Lab, G1
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              Benjamin P. Brown

              Jens Meiler Lab, G3
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              Rachel E. Brown

              Chris Williams Lab, G3
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              Benjamin Fowler

              James Crowe Lab & Eric Skaar Lab, G2
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              Kevin W. Graepel, Ph.D.

              Mark Denison Lab, M4
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              Aaron Lim

              Kim Rathmell Lab, G4
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              Joe Luchsinger

              Danny Winder Lab, G4
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              Evonne McArthur

              Tony Capra Lab, G2
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              Kelsey McNew

              Daniel Moore Lab, G3
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              Ayesha Muhammad

              Dan Roden Lab, G2
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              Shan S. Parikh, Ph.D.

              Bjorn Knollman Lab, M4
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              Nicholas Petersen

              Danny Winder Lab, G1
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              Matthew Puccetti, Ph.D.

              Chris Eischen Lab, M4
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              Michael Raddatz

              David Merryman Lab, G3
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              Maxwell Roeske

              Stephan Heckers Lab, G2
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              Meredith Rogers, Ph.D.

              John Williams Lab, M4
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              Eileen Shiuan

              Jin Chen Lab, G5
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              Paula Marincola Smith, M.D.

              Dan Beauchamp Lab, G3
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              Cody Stothers

              Edward Sherwood Lab, G4
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              Joshua J. Thompson, Ph.D.

              Chris Williams Lab, M4
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              Camille Wang

              Lisa Monteggia/Ege Kavalali Lab, G1
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              Zack Williams

              Tiffany Woynaroski/Carissa Cascio, G1
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              Matthew Wleklinski

              Bjorn Knollman Lab, G3

              Goodpasture Advising College Namesake

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              Ernest William Goodpasture

              Dr. Ernest William Goodpasture was born in 1886 in Montgomery County, Tennessee. The son of a lawyer, Goodpasture, was educated at Vanderbilt University and at Johns Hopkins University, where he gained his M.D. in 1912, followed by a Rockefeller Fellowship in Pathology and positions at Harvard Medical School, in the United States Navy, and in Pennsylvania. Goodpasture returned to Vanderbilt in 1924 as Chair and Professor of Pathology, a post he retained until his retirement in 1955. In 1931 Goodpasture devised a method of virus culture that provided an enormous stimulation to virology. Before this, as viruses will grow only in living tissue, they could be studied experimentally either in a living host, or, after the work of Alexis Carrel in 1911, in vitro in a tissue culture. The first method was expensive and difficult to control while the second, before the advent of antibiotics, was susceptible to contamination by bacteria.

              Goodpasture, in collaboration with Alice Woodruff, avoided such difficulties by providing a cheap living environment for viral growth – a fertile egg. Their first success was with fowl pox, but within a year they had also grown both cowpox and coldsore viruses. Within a few years Goodpasture's technique had made possible the production of vaccines against yellow fever by Max Theiler and influenza by Thomas Francis. Goodpasture advanced the scientific understanding of the pathogenesis of infectious diseases, parasitism and a variety of rickettsial and viral infections. His research enabled the development of vaccines against chicken pox, smallpox, yellow fever, typhus, Rocky mountain spotted fever and other diseases. He also described Goodpasture's syndrome, which bears his name, despite the fact that the case that was described by Goodpasture was presented as a case of influenza and probably did not have anti-GBM disease. He died in 1960.

              Source: Wikipedia