User:Rene M Davis

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About René

I am a graduate student in the Biological Design program at ASU. I am mentored by Dr. Karmella Haynes in the School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering.

Contact Info

Rene M Davis (an artistic interpretation)

René M Davis
Arizona State University
Tempe, Arizona, USA
Rene.Davis at ASU dot edu


  • 2017 (expected), PhD in Biological Design, Arizona State University
  • 2008, BS in Biology, California Institute of Technology


  • 2009-2010, Research Associate at The Scripps Research Institute, Dr. Kevin Morris’ lab, Delivery of therapeutic RNA-aptamer constructs to alter HIV expression.
  • 2009, Intern at City of Hope, Dr. John Rossi’s lab, Design of siRNAs and DNA constructs for therapeutic use against HIV latency.
  • 2004, Lab Tech, Adamson Analytical Labs, Gas and high performance liquid chromatography lab procedures.

Teaching Experience

  • Tutored high school and college students in math and science for eight years.
  • Trained undergraduate students in molecular biology lab techniques at Scripps.

Research interests

  • Synthetic Biology
  • Metabolic Engineering
  • Lab Notebooks