Dr. Laura Runyen-Janecky

Welcome to my newer web site that is currently being rebuilt.  I am currently an associate professor at the University of Richmond in the Department of Biology.   If you would like to contact me with questions or comments, I can be emailed at lrunyenj@richmond.edu.   Thanks for visiting.  


bulletMicrobial pathogenesis
bullet Microbiology: Unseen Life
bulletAdditional teaching interests



bulletSummary of current research interests
bulletLab Page
bulletDoctoral: Characterization of the Pseudomonas aeruginosa vfr gene and its role in the regulation of exotoxin A production
bulletPostdoctoral: Characterization of the molecular mechanisms that allow the pathogenic bacterium Shigella flexneri to sense and survive numerous environments.


Curriculum vitae

bulletView my CV in PDF format  Requires Acrobat Reader (download by clicking here if you do not have Acrobat Reader Plug-In).


Personal interests

bulletPhotoGallery (for Runyen folks)
bulletAlopecia areata - autoimmune disease that causes hair loss ranging from mild to total (alopecia areata universalis)
**National Alopecia Foundation
bullet Olympics
bullet Olympic Pin Collecting
**Ballet Austin
**Green Bay Packers
**National Football League