Joe Lutkenhaus

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Joe Lutkenhaus
Born (1947-04-24) April 24, 1947 (age 68)
Decorah, Iowa
Nationality  United States
Fields Microbiology
Institutions University of Kansas Medical Center
Alma mater Iowa State University
University of California, Los Angeles
Known for Discovering the Intracellular Structure of Bacterial Cells
Notable awards Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize (2012)

Joe Lutkenhaus, Ph.D, is a Professor at the University of Kansas Medical Center. He received a B.S. in organic chemistry from Iowa state University and then a PhD in biochemistry for the University of California, Los Angeles. Following his PhD, Lutkenhaus pursued his postodoctoral studies with William Donachie at Edinburgh University and then continued at the University of Connecticut Health Science center. In 2002, Dr. Lutkenhaus became a fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology.[1]