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RESUME - Morgan Meissner, PhD


PhD in Molecular, Cellular, Developmental Biology, and Genetics
University of Minnesota, 2014 to 2021
Thesis: Studies on the Molecular Determinants of Human Retrovirus Diversity

MS in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
University of Minnesota, 2014 to 2020
Thesis: Development of a Pipeline for Mutational Analyses of HIV Using Ultra-Accurate
Maximum-Depth Sequencing

BS in Biology, Summa Cum Laude
University of Minnesota, 2010 to 2014
Thesis: A Candidate Gene Approach to the Genetic Basis of Canine Polyneuropathy


Owner and Lead Medical Writer
True North Medical Writing LLC, 2020 to present

Leadership and Community

Board of Directors
River City Rhythm, 2022 to present


Meissner ME, Talledge N, Mansky LM. Molecular biology and diversification of human
retroviruses. Front Virol. 2022;2:872599.

Meissner ME, Willkomm NA, Lucas J, Arndt WG, Aitken SF, Julik EJ, Baliga S, Mansky LM.
Differential activity of APOBEC3F, APOBEC3G, and APOBEC3H in the restriction of HIV-2. J Mol
Biol. 2022;434(2):167355.

Meissner ME, Julik EJ, Badalamenti JP, Arndt WG, Mills LJ, Mansky LM. Development of a user-
friendly pipeline for mutational analyses of HIV using ultra-accurate maximum-depth
sequencing. Viruses. 2021;13(7):1338.

Rawson JMO, Gohl DM, Landman SR, Roth ME, Meissner ME, Peterson TS, Hodges JS, Beckman
K, Mansky LM. Single-strand consensus sequencing reveals that hiv type but not subtype
significantly impacts viral mutation frequencies and spectra. J Mol Biol. 2017;429(15):2290-

Meissner ME, Mendonça LM, Zhang W, Mansky LM. Polymorphic nature of human T-cell
leukemia virus type 1 particle cores as revealed through characterization of a chronically
infected cell line. J Virol. 2017;91(16):e00369-17. Cover article.

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