• Jonathan Cornett
    Jonathan Cornett,
    Assistant Professor of Biology

    Office: SMC 203B
    Phone Ext: 8285

    Dr. Jonathan Cornett is an Assistant Professor of Biology at Lee. He received his PhD in Genetics and Molecular Biology from Emory University. His research has focused on developing genetic approaches to identify genes involved in human diseases and exploring the molecular function of those genes. While a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Genetics at Yale University, he held fellowships with both the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and the National Cancer Institute. His publications include articles in peer-reviewed journals such as Nature Genetics, The Journal of Biological Chemistry, and PLoS One. Dr. Cornett teaches Genetics, Health Perspectives: Cancer, Cellular and Molecular Biology Laboratory, Science and Scripture, and Physical Chemistry Research.

    Dr. Cornett is an active member of the Lee community. He serves as head sponsor for the Biology Club, Beta Beta Beta, and faculty mentor for the Men’s Cross Country and Track and Field Teams. Dr. Cornett also works with second and third year students interested in gaining research experience. His current research focuses on investigating the nuclear toxicity of the Huntington’s disease protein.

Academic Calendar

6/25
Individual Basketball Camp: Marty Rowe's Skills & Drills Camp
Begins at 12:00 AM

Individual Basketball Camp: Marty Rowe's Skills & Drills Camp
Ages 6 - 14 Jan Spangler | jspangler@leeuniversity.edu | 423-331-6942 Hollie Lowe | hgerma00@leeu.edu | 423-715-2754
6/25
Lee University Summer Music Camp
Begins at 12:00 AM | Read more

Lee University Curtsinger Music Building
Lee University Summer Music Camp
Rising 9th -12th grade & Rising College Freshman Laud L. Vaught | lvaught@leeuniversity.edu | 423-614-8244
6/26
Individual Basketball Camp: Marty Rowe's Skills & Drills Camp
All day

Individual Basketball Camp: Marty Rowe's Skills & Drills Camp
Ages 6 - 14 Jan Spangler | jspangler@leeuniversity.edu | 423-331-6942 Hollie Lowe | hgerma00@leeu.edu | 423-715-2754
6/26
Lee University Summer Music Camp
All day | Read more

Lee University Curtsinger Music Building
Lee University Summer Music Camp
Rising 9th -12th grade & Rising College Freshman Laud L. Vaught | lvaught@leeuniversity.edu | 423-614-8244
6/27
Individual Basketball Camp: Marty Rowe's Skills & Drills Camp
All day

Individual Basketball Camp: Marty Rowe's Skills & Drills Camp
Ages 6 - 14 Jan Spangler | jspangler@leeuniversity.edu | 423-331-6942 Hollie Lowe | hgerma00@leeu.edu | 423-715-2754
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