Recognizing Plant Physiology authors: Jeffrey F. Harper

Jeffrey F. Harper, co-first author of Update: Dynamic membranes – The multiple roles of P4 and P5 ATPases

Current Position: Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Nevada, Reno

Education: BS in Honors Biology in 1980 from the University of Illinois, Urbana; Ph.D. in Cell Biology from Washington University, St. Louis.

Non-scientific Interests: canoeing, biking, camping

Brief bio: Jeff Harper grew up in Illinois, and spent summers in the canoe country of northern Minnesota. He did a post-doc at the University of Regensburg, Germany, and University of Wisconsin, Madison.  His first academic position was at the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla CA starting in 1991.  He moved to Reno in 2004.