Biography

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Education

A.B., Bryn Mawr College, in Chemistry and in Biology with honors from Haverford College

Ph.D., in Cell Biology, Stanford University School of Medicine, with Dr. Roger Kornberg

 

Post-Graduate Training

DNAX Institute Research Fellow, DNAX Research Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Palo Alto, CA

 

Professional Appointments

Investigator, Stowers Institute for Medical Research

Professor (Affiliate), Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Kansas Medical Center

Interim Head, Program in Molecular and Cell Biology, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation

Adjunct Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Associate Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Member, Program in Molecular and Cell Biology, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, Oklahoma City, OK

Associate Member, Program in Molecular and Cell Biology, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, Oklahoma City, OK

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Assistant Member, Program in Molecular and Cell Biology, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, Oklahoma City, OK

Research Associate and Lecturer, Clayton Foundation Biochemical Institute, Department of Chemistry, University of Texas, Austin, TX


Honors

1991 Edward L. and Thelma Gaylord Award for Scientific Excellence

1997 ASBMB-Amgen Award

2001 Burroughs-Wellcome Visiting Professorship, Saint Louis University School of Medicine

2002 Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences

2005 Helen Nelson Distinguished Chair

2019 The University of Kansas Cancer Center Director’s Award for Basic Research

2020 National Academy of Sciences

 

Advisory Boards

External Advisory Board, City of Hope Irell & Manella Graduate School of Biological Sciences, Duarte, CA, January 2020-present

Chair, Scientific Advisory Board, Institute for Genetics and Molecular and Cellular Biology (IGBMC), Strasbourg, France, January 2016 – December 2019

Scientific Advisory Board, Institute for Genetics and Molecular and Cellular Biology (IGBMC), Strasbourg, France, September 2010 – present

Chairperson, Board of Scientific Counselors - Basic Science, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, September 2011 - July 2015

Board of Scientific Counselors - Basic Science, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, September 2010 - July 2015

 

Editorial Boards and Review Committees

Editorial Committee, Annual Review of Biochemistry, January 2007 - present

Associate Editor, Journal of Biological Chemistry, September 1999 - February 2014

Member, NIH Molecular Biology Study Section, February 1994 - June 1998

Ad Hoc Member, NIH Molecular Biology Study Section, February 1993

Editorial Board Member, Journal of Biological Chemistry, July 1993 - July 1998

 

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