Jennifer McLean

Microbiology, Immunology, and Pathology

B106 Micro

(970) 491-6119

About Jennifer

Associate Department Head for Undergraduate Education, Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Pathology COURSES TAUGHT: LIFE 205-Survey of Microbial Biology. LIFE 206-Microbial Biology Laboratory. MIP 192-Introductory Seminar. MIP 342-Immunology. TEACHING AWARDS: Provost’s N. Preston Davis Award for Instructional Innovation (2011) Innovative Instructional Methodology Award in Undergraduate Education (2011) CVMBS Faculty Teaching Award (2020)


PhD, Colorado State University, 2003BA, Concordia College, Moorhead, 1996


Bickett T.E., McLean J.L., Creissen E., Izzo L., Hagan C., Izzo A.J., Silva Angulo F., Izzo A.A. Characterizing the BCG Induced Macrophage and Neutrophil Mechanisms for Defense Against Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Front Immunol. 2020 Jun 18;11:1202. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2020.01202.Suchman, E. L., McLean, J. L., Denham, S., Shatila, D. (2018). Modeling Antibody-epitope Interactions with 3D printed Kits in Large or Small Lecture courses. Human Anatomy Physiology Society, Educator, 22(1), 73-78.Kogan, L. R., Hellyer, P. W., Clapp, T. R., Suchman, E., McLean, J., Schoenfeld-Tacher, R. (2017). Use of short animal-themed videos to enhance veterinary students' mood, attention, and understanding of pharmacology lectures. JVME,, A., Troy, A., Rowe, J., Troudt, J., Creissen, E., McLean, J., Banerjee, P., Feuer, G., Izzo, A. (2017). Humanized NOG mice as a model for tuberculosis vaccine induced immunity: A comparative analysis with the mouse and guinea pig models of tuberculosis. Immunology 152(1):150-162. doi: 10.1111/imm.12756.J. L. McLean* and E. L. Suchman. Using Magnets and Classroom Flipping to Promote Student Engagement and Learning about Protein Translation in a Large Microbiology Class. (2016). Journal of Microbiology & Biology Education 17(2): 288-89. Impact factor: 0.30. doi: 10.1128/jmbe.v17i2.1048.J. L. McLean* and E. L. Suchman. Video Lecture Capture Technology Helps Students Study without Affecting Attendance in Large Microbiology Lecture Courses. (2016). Journal of Microbiology & Biology Education 17(3): 480-81. Impact factor: 0.30. doi: 10.1128/jmbe.v17i3.1123.A. Grover, J. L. McLean, J. M. Troudt, C. Foster, L. Izzo, E. MacDonald, A. Troy, A. A. Izzo. Heat killed Saccharomyces cerevisiae as an adjuvant for the induction of vaccine-mediated immunity against infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis. (2016). Vaccine 34(25): 2798-805. Impact Factor: 3.413. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2016.04.052.A. E. Wieczorek, J. L. Troudt, P. Knabenbauer, J. Taylor, R.L. Palicek, R. Karls, A. Hess, R.M. Davidson, M. Strong, H. Bielefeldt-Ohmann, A.A. Izzo, K.M. Dobos. HspX vaccination and role in virulence in the guinea pig model of tuberculosis. (2014). Pathogens and Disease. 71(3): 315-25. Impact factor: 2.483. doi: 10.1111/2049-632X.12147.M. Breer, B. Christensen and J. L. Taylor*. Models in Movies: Teaching Abstract Concepts in Concrete Models. (2012). Journal of Microbiology and Biology Education 13(1). Impact factor: 0.30. doi: 10.1128/jmbe.v13i1.376.J. L. Taylor*, A. Wieczorek, A. R. Keyser, A. Grover, R. K. Karls, H. Bielefeldt-Ohmann, K. M. Dobos and A. A. Izzo. HspX-mediated protection against tuberculosis depends on its chaperoning of a mycobacterial molecule. (2012). Immunology and Cell Biology 90(10):945-54. Impact factor: 4.473. doi: 10.1038/icb.2012.34.H. Yang, J. Troudt, A. Grover, K. Arnett, M. Lucas, Y. Cho, H. Bielefeldt-Ohmann, J. L. Taylor, A. Izzo, and K. M. Dobos. Three protein-cocktails mediate DTH responses indistinguishable from PPD in the guinea pig model of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. 2011. Paper published in Infect Immun.79(2):716-23.S. S. Kashino, T. Vallerskog, G. Martens, J. Troudt, A. Keyser, J. L.Taylor, A. A. Izzo, H. Kornfeld, A. Campos-Neto. Initiation of Acquired Immunity in the Lungs of Mice Lacking Lymph Nodes after Infection with Aerosolized Mycobacterium tuberculosis. 2010. Paper published in Am J Pathol 176(1): 198-204. Three protein-cocktails mediate DTH responses indistinguishable from PPD in the guinea pig model of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Hongliang Yang, JoLynn Troudt, Ajay Grover, Kimberly Arnett, Megan Lucas, Yun Sang Cho, Helle Bielefeldt-Ohmann, Jennifer Taylor, Angelo Izzo, and Karen M. Dobos Accepted into Infection and Immunity on Nov. 21, 2010.