Charles Lee, Ph.D., FACMG

Scientific Director and Professor, The Jackson laboratory for Genomic Medicine

The study of structural genomic variation in human biology, evolution and disease

The research laboratory of Dr. Charles Lee at The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine develops and applies state-of-the-art technologies to study structural genomic variation and its contribution to human diseases, and vertebrate genome evolution.

Grants, honors and accomplishments

2014 - Thompson Reuters Citation Laureate in Physiology and Medicine

2012 - Fellow, AAAS American Association for the Advancement of Science

2012 - Chen Global Investigator Award, Human Genome Organization (HUGO) 

2012 - Vandenberghe Chair Award, Katholic University of Leuven, Belgium 

2010 - George W. Brumley, Jr., MD Memorial Award, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA 

2008 - C. Thomas Caskey Lectureship, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, USA 

2007 - American Association for Cancer Research Inaugural Team Award, American Association for Cancer Research 

2002 - Stanley L. Robbins Research Award, Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital 

1996-1998 - NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada 

1996 - MRC Postdoctoral Fellowship, Medical Research Council of Canada 

1994-1996 - AHFMR PhD Studentship, Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research 

1994 - 75th Anniversary Faculty of Medicine Scholarship, University of Alberta