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Keith Garrison  |  Interests  |  Scholarship  |  Service  


  • Ph.D. Genetics, University of California at Davis, June 2004
    Disseration: Nucleotide Sequence Polymorphism in Ancient Cultivars of Grape (Vitis vinifera L.)
  • B.A. Molecular and Cell Biology, U.C. Berkeley, August 1995

Research Experience:

  • Post-doctoral fellow - University of California San Francisco and Gladstone Institutes (January 2005 - July 2008)
    HIV Immunology and Virology

Teaching Experience:

  • Assistant Professor - Saint Mary's College of California (August 01, 2008 - Present)
  • Lecturer-Introductory Biology - University of San Francisco (January 2008 - May 2008)

Professional Experience:

  • Technical Support and Training Scientist - Hitachi Genetic Systems (December 1997 - June 1999)
  • Researcher and Criminalist - California Department of Justice DNA Laboratory (October 1994 - December 1997)


Selected Presentations

  • Reciprocal cross heterologous immunity between HERVs and HIV-1 provides a novel HIV-1 vaccine strategy.. Garrison, Keith (primary presenter, poster)
    Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, Los Angeles, California and updated at Keystone Symposium on HIV Vaccines, Whistler, Canada
  • Use of retroelement sequences as markers for intracultivar diversity in grape (Vitis vinifera). Garrison, Keith (primary presenter, poster)
    International Society of Plant Molecular Biology
    (June 2003)


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