Bar Harbor, ME
Develops computational strategies using genetic data to understand complex genetic systems involving multiple genes and environmental factors.
1997 - University of Minnesota, Ph.D., theoretical nuclear physics
1993 - Case Western Reserve University, B.S., mathematical physics
2016-present - The Jackson Laboratory, Associate Professor
2010-2016 - The Jackson Laboratory, Assistant Professor
2007-2010 - Institute for Systems Biology, Senior Research Scientist
2003-2007 - Institute for Systems Biology, Postdoctoral Fellow, Galitski Lab
2001-2003 - University of Washington, Postdoctoral Fellow, Physics Department
1999-2001 - Stony Brook University, Postdoctoral Fellow, Physics Department
1997-1999 - The Niels Bohr Institute, Postdoctoral Fellow and Leon Rosenfeld Fellow
GRANTS, HONORS, AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
2017-2022, Principal Investigator, Identifying Shared Pathogenic Networks and Molecular Targets Underlying Retinal Pigmented Epithelial Associated Disease, NEI R01 EY027860
2016-2021 - Principal Investigator and Head of Bioinformatics and Data Management, The IU/JAX Alzheimer’s Disease Precision Models Center, NIA U54 AG054345.
2016-2021 - Principal Investigator, Methods and Tools to Analyze Genetic Complexity, NIGMS R01 GM115518.
2015-2020 - Co-Investigator, The Jackson Laboratory Center for Precision Genetics, NIH U54 OD020351.
2015-2020 - Co-Investigator, Molecular Basis and Pathophysiology of Retinal Disease, NEI R01 EY011996.
2015-2020 - Co-Investigator, Investigating the Role of Complement‑expressing Myeloid Cells in Synapse Loss and Vascular Compromise in Alzheimer’s Disease, NIA RF1 AG051496.
2013-2018 - Project Leader and Computational Core Director, Molecular Regulation of Mammalian Meiosis, NIGMS P01 GM099640.
2011-2016 - Project Leader, Center for Genome Dynamics, NIGMS P50 GM076468-09.
2013-2015 - Pyewacket Research Fellowship, Pyewacket Foundation.
2011-2013 - Co-Investigator, Novel Approach to Modeling the Functional Genomics of Human SLE in Mice, Alliance for Lupus Research.
2007-2013 - Principal Investigator, Inference and Testing of Quantitative Models of Genetic Interaction, Mentored Quantitative Research Development Award, NIGMS K25 GM079404.
1999 - Leon Rosenfeld Fellowship, The Niels Bohr Institute.
1996-1997 - Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, University of Minnesota.