Joe Provost, PhD, to Join Department as a Professor in August 2013
Friday, December 21, 2012
Exciting News: Dr. Joe Provost will be joining the department as a Professor in August 2013.
Dr. Provost comes to us from Minnesota State University, Moorhead with extensive experience in teaching, research and leadership in biochemistry. Dr. Provost earned his undergraduate degree in chemistry with a minor in biology from Bimidji State University, his PhD in biochemistry and molecular biology from the University of North Dakota and was a Howard Hughes Postdoctoral Fellow at Vanderbilt University in the Department of Molecular Physiology. Dr. Provost is a very creative teacher who designed the biochemistry and biotechnology majors at MSU, Moorhead and recently designed and taught a Science of Cooking course for non-majors. Approximately $2.5 million in external funding has helped him support a strong undergraduate research program focused on membrane transport proteins and their biochemical role in cell motility with a current focus on non-small cell lung cancer.