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Peter Cornish

Assistant Professor
School of Medicine

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Cornish, Peter

Cornish received his doctorate from Texas A&M University in 2005 and was in a post-doctoral program at the University of Illinois before coming to MU in 2010 for his current position. His research on this work has been published recently in the Proceedings of the National Academies of Science, Science and the Journal of Molecular Biology. Recently, he was recognized as a 2012 Pew Scholar in Biomedical Sciences. This award recognizes him as one of the 22 most promising young investigators in the field. His research focuses on the molecular mechanisms involved when a virus, bacteria or other foreign body enters into a biological system.

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