- B.S. Biochemistry
- Ph.D. Biochemistry
Dr. Joe Deweese received his B.S. in Biochemistry from Freed-Hardeman University and his Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. His graduate research centered on the enzymology of proteins that regulate DNA topology. He taught as an adjunct instructor for Lipscomb University’s Biology Department in 2007-2008. During graduate school, he tutored medical school students in biochemistry, and trained and supervised both undergraduate and graduate students. His research interests include characterizing the mechanism of anti-cancer agents and enzymes that function on DNA. He holds professional membership in several scientific organizations, and has published several articles in various scientific journals. Dr. Deweese currently serves as assistant professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at Lipscomb University College of Pharmacy.