Andrew J. Skildum, PhD

Assistant Professor, Medical School, Duluth Campus

Andrew J. Skildum

Contact Info

Office Phone 218-349-1539

Office Address:
Department of Biomedical Sciences
321 SMed
1035 University Dr
Duluth, MN 55812

Assistant Professor, Medical School, Duluth Campus

Department of Biomedical Sciences

IRACDA scholar, University of Minnesota Medical School-Duluth campus (2007-2011)

Post-doc, University of Minnesota Medical School- Duluth campus (2004-2007)

Post-doc, University of Minnesota Masonic Cancer Center (2002-2004)

PhD, Michigan State University (Microbiology and Molecular Genetics), 2002


Research Summary/Interests

Dr. Skildum's research interests are in understanding the basic molecular biology of cancer cells, with the goal of decreasing the often devastating impact cancer has on the lives of patients and their families. Dr. Skildum moved to the University of Minnesota Medical School, Duluth campus in the fall of 2004. He worked in the laboratory of Dr. Kendall Wallace, where he initiated a study of potential links between mitochondrial infidelity and antiestrogen resistance in human breast cancer. He was appointed Assistant Professor in 2011 and teaches in the areas of metabolism and microbiology.


See full list of publications at: PubMed


Teaching Areas

Biochemistry, metabolism, and virology. Course director for gastrointestinal medicine.

Mentoring & Advising: undergraduate researchers