Gareth Howell, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Bar Harbor, ME

Applies genetics and genomics approaches to study age-related neurodegeneration associated with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia and glaucoma.

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Education and experience

Education

The Sanger Institute
Ph.D., comparative genome mapping
2002

University of Manchester
B.Sc., molecular biology
1993

Experience

The Jackson Laboratory
Assistant Professor
2012-present

The Jackson Laboratory
Research Scientist
2005-2010

The University of Sheffield, Sheffield
Postdoctoral Fellow, Wilson/Placzek Lab
2005

The Jackson Laboratory
Postdoctoral Fellow, Schimenti Lab
2003-2004

The Sanger Institute
Project Leader of Experimental Gene Annotation Group
2000-2002

The Sanger Institute
Research Assistant in the X Chromosome Mapping Group
1993-2000

Grants, Honors, and Accomplishments

The Schaffer Prize for Innovative Research
Glaucoma Research Foundation
2013

Barbara and Joseph Cohen Young Investigator Award
2007