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Brad Mehrtens

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Contact Information

200 Burrill Hall
Instructor/Academic Advisor


Brad has been with the University of Illinois since 1991, and joined the School of MCB upon its inception in 2000. His advising interests include: 

  • Making the transition to Illinois for freshmen or transfer students
  • Preparing for professional or graduate programs
  • Understanding the undergraduate research experience
  • Acknowledging and addressing academic or personal issues
  • Appreciative advising

Research Description

  • Educational Pedagogy
  • Course Design
  • Assessment


MS Microbiology, University of Illinois, 1993
BS Biology, Truman State University, 1991

Awards and Honors

LAS Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Advising, 2013 - 2014

Courses Taught

MCB 150, Molecular & Cellular Basis for Life