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Dr. Don Jarvis

Department of Molecular Biology

University of Wyoming

Department #3944

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-4282

Email: dljarvis@uwyo.edu

Dr. Don Jarvis

Department of Molecular Biology

 

Education & Accomplishments

Education

B.S., 1978
Microbiology
Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID
Department of Microbiology and Biochemistry
M.S., 1980
Microbiology (Major Professor:  John DeSena; poliovirus uncoating)
Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID
Department of Microbiology and Biochemistry
PH.D., 1986
Ph.D. Virology (Major Professor:  Janet Butel; SV40 large tumor antigen)
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Department of Virology and Epidemiology

Positions Held

8/1978 to 5/1980:
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Idaho State University; Microbiology & Biochemistry
7/1980 to 3/1986:
Graduate Research Assistant, Baylor College of Medicine; Virology & Epidemiology
3/1986 to 7/1987:
Postdoctoral Research Associate (SV40, mouse mammary tumor virus)
Baylor College of Medicine; Dept. of Virology and Epidemiology
P.I.s:  Dr. Janet Butel and Dr. Larry Donehower
7/1987 to 3/1990:
Assistant Research Scientist (Baculovirus; protein processing)
Texas A&M University; Entomology
4/1990 to 8/1995:
Assistant Professor (Baculovirus; protein processing)
Texas A&M University; Entomology
9/1995 to 12/1997:
Associate Professor with tenure (Baculovirus; protein processing)
Texas A&M University; Entomology
1/1998 to 6/2000:
Associate Professor with tenure (Baculovirus; protein processing)
University of Wyoming; Dept. of Molecular Biology
7/2000 to present:
Professor (Baculovirus; protein processing)
University of Wyoming; Dept. of Molecular Biology
7/2004 to 8/2004:
Interim Department Chair
University of Wyoming; Dept. of Molecular Biology
6/2011 to present:
President
GlycoBac, LLC, Laramie, WY
1/2016 to present
Associate Director for Students
Graduate Program in Molecular and Cellular Life Sciences

Adjunct Appointments

Affiliate Faculty, Dept. Microbiol, Immunol, & Pathol, Colorado State University, 2003-2019.
Affiliate Faculty, Dept. Microbiology, University of Washington, 1998 to 2010.
Adjunct Faculty, Dept. Biochemistry and Biophysics, Texas A&M, 1993 to 1997.
Adjunct Faculty, Dept. Biology, Texas A&M University, 1992-1997.
Faculty, Genetics Program, Texas A&M University, 1991-1997.


Editorial Boards, Scientific Advisory Panels, Scientific Society Positions:

Deputy Editor in Chief: Protein Expression and Purification, 2021-present.
Executive Editor: Protein Expression and Purification, 2000-2020.
Editor: Journal of Insect Science, 2011-2012.
Editorial Review Board: Protein Expression and Purification, 1992-2000.
Editorial Review Board: BioProcessing Journal, 2002-present.
Editorial Review Board: Virology Journal (BioMed Central), 2004-present.
Editorial Review Board: Glycobiology, 2006-2011; 2011-2015, 2016-2020; 2021-2025.
Editorial Review Board: Journal of Biological Chemistry, 2017-2020.
Scientific Advisory Board: Expression Systems, LLC, Woodland, CA, 2005-2018.
Scientific Advisory Board: Kraig Biocraft Laboratories Inc., 2008-2018.
Scientific Advisory Board: IBC Int’l Conferences on Recombinant Antibodies, 2004-2006.
External Advisory Committee: Nat Ctr for Functl Glycomics, Harvard Medical School, 2014-2018.
Board of Directors: Society for Glycobiology, 2009-2012 (elected).
American Society for Virology Program Planning Committee, 2011-2013.
Publications and Communications Committee, FASEB, 2013-2020 (BoD appointed).
Publications Committee, Society for Glycobiology, 2015-2017 (BoD appointed).
Secretary, Society for Glycobiology, 2016-2020 (elected).


Grant Review Panels

Ad Hoc member NIH Experimental Virology Study Section, 02/02; 06/02.
Ad Hoc member NSF Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnol Large Request Review Panel, 05/03.
Ad Hoc member NIH Biochemical/Biophysical Sciences Fellowship Study Section, 03/05.
Ad Hoc chair/member NIH NHLBI-SBIR Study Section, 04/05.
Ad Hoc member NIH Vector Biology Study Section, 07/05, 03/06, 07/06, 11/06, 06/07, 10/07.
Member NIH NCRR Reverse Site Visit Team, 04/06.
Ad Hoc member NIH/NCI-SBIR Review Panel, 01/09, 05/11.
Mail reviewer Challenge Grants Panel 4, 06/09.
Member NIH NHLBI RFA "Programs of Excellence in Glycosciences" Review Panel, 10/10.
Chair/member NCI Special Emphasis Panel, SBIR Phase II, 05/11.
Mail reviewer NIH Cell, Molecular, and Computational Biology IRG, 06/11.
Mail reviewer NIH Small Business: Biol Chem, Biophys, Drug Discovery IRG, 02/12.
Mail reviewer NIH Small Business: Biol Chem, Biophys, Drug Discovery IRG, 09/12.
Ad Hoc member NIH Chemistry/Biochemistry/Biophysics Fellowship Study Section, 07/13.
Mail reviewer NIH Special Emphasis Panel, LRP, 04/15.
European Research Council Advanced Grant Panel LS9 member Step 1 09/15.
European Research Council Advanced Grant Panel LS9 member Step 2 01/16.
NHLBI National Career Development Consortium for Excellence in Glycosciences (K12), 11/17.


Consulting Appointments

Novagen Corporation, Madison, WI 1996.
DuPont Agricultural Products, Wilmington, DE 1996-1997.
Invitrogen Corporation, Carlsbad, CA 1999-2002.
GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals, Belgium, 2005.
Ligocyte Pharmaceuticals, Inc., 2009-2012.
GlycoBac, LLC, 2012-present.


Professional Societies

Sigma Xi, 1978-1982
Phi Kappa Phi, 1978-1980.
American Society for Microbiology, 1978-present.
American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1981-present.
American Society for Virology, 1988-present (lifetime member).
Glycobiology Society, 1995-present
Society for Invertebrate Pathology, 2005-present
American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 2012-present.


Awards

-1973 Idaho State University Club Scholarship.
-1980 Intermountain Branch American Society for Microbiology Best Student Paper Award.
-1984 National Student Research Forum Overall Excellence in Research Award (2nd Place).
-1984 National Student Research Forum Award in Oncological Research.
-1994 Texas A&M Univ Undergraduate Biochemistry Society Outstanding Faculty Member Award.
-1996 Texas A&M Univ Faculty of Genetics Outstanding Teaching Award.
-2000 University of Wyoming/PacifiCorp Faculty Service Award in Economic Development.
-2004 University of Wyoming Cap & Gown Chapter Mortarboard “Top Prof” Award.
-2012 University of Wyoming Presidential Lecturer Award.
-2012 University of Wyoming Agricultural Experiment Station Outstanding Researcher Award.
-2013 University of Wyoming George Duke Humphrey Distinguished Faculty Award.
-2014 University of Wyoming Andrew Vanvig Lifetime Distinguished Faculty Achievement Award.

Contact Us

Dr. Don Jarvis

Department of Molecular Biology

University of Wyoming

Department #3944

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-4282

Email: dljarvis@uwyo.edu

1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
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