Justin Gardin, Ph.D.


B.S. Biology and Mathematics, 2010, Greensboro College
Ph.D., 2016, Stony Brook University
Advisor: Dr. Bruce Futcher

Current Position

Postdoctoral Fellow, The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME


Munshi, M.A., Gardin, J.M., Singh, A., Luberto, C., rieger, R., Bouklas, T., Fries, B.C., and Del Poeta, M. (2018). The role of ceramide synthases in the pathogenicity of Cryptococcus neoformans. Cell Microbiology 20(5): e12836.

Parrino, S.M., Si, H., Naseem, S., Groudan, K., Gardin, J., and Konopka, J.B. (2017). camp-independent signal pathways stimulate hyphal morphogenesis inCandida albicansMolecular Microbiology 103(5): 764-779.

Mukherjee, K., Gardin, J., Futcher, B., and Leatherwood, J. 2016. Relative contributions of the structural and catalytic roles of Rrp6 in exosomal degradation of individual mRNAs. RNA 22(9): 1311-1219.

Futcher, B., Gorbatsevych, O., Shen, S.H., Stauft, C.B., Song, Y., Wang, B., Leatherwood, J., Gardin, J., Yurovsky, A., Mueller, S., and Wimmer, E. 2015. Reply to Simmonds et al.: Codon pair and dinucleotide bias have not been functionally distinguished. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences U.S.A. 112(28): E3635-3636.

Gardin, J., Yeasmin, R., Yurovsky, A., Cai, Y., Skiena, s., and Futcher, B. 2014. Measurement of average decoding rates of the 61 sense codons in vivo. eLife 10.7554/eLife.03735.


Gardin, J.M., Previti, M.L., Futcher, B., and Seeliger, J.C. Re-Coding Genes for Live Attenuated Mycobacterium tuberculosis Vaccine. World TB Day Symposium: Countdown to 2015. March 24, 2014, New York, NY.

Gardin, J.M., Yeasmin, R., Yurovsky, A., Cai, Y., Skiena, S., and Futcher, B. Measurement of Translation Rates of All Individual Codons In Vivo. Translational Control, Cold Spring Harbor. September 2-6, 2014, Cold Spring Harbor, NY.

Gardin, J.M., Honey, S., Yan, S., Kepler-Ross, Ward, C., Mueller, S., Skiena, S., Wimmer, E., and Futcher, B. Mechanisms of Codon Pair Bias. Translational Control. September 2-6, 2014, Cold Spring Harbor, NY.