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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.


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

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BIOL 370W: Experimental Microbiology and Molecular Biology 
BIOL 205: Clinical Microbiology
BIOL 203: Introductory Microbiology