MaryAnn Handel, Sr. Research Scientist

Mary Ann Handel, Ph.D.

Senior Research Scientist

Bar Harbor, ME

Investigates the genetic regulation of meiosis and the mechanisms of male fertility to understand how errors in meiosis can lead to developmental abnormalities.

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Grants, Honors, and Accomplishments

2010 - AAAS Fellow

2009 – 2014  - Faculty, Woods Hole Marine Biological Laboratory, Frontiers in Reproduction

2008- 2015 - Director, Cooperative Predoctoral Program, The Jackson Laboratory

2011 - Professor, Department of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine

2005  - Adjunct Professor, Graduate Faculty, University of Maine

2003 - Senior Research Scientist, The Jackson Laboratory

2003 - Professor Emeritus, University of Tennessee

1989 – 2002 - University of Tennessee Distinguished Service Professor

1998 - 2003 - Faculty, University of Tennessee - Oak Ridge National Laboratory School of Genome Science and Technology

1995 - 2003 - Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Tennessee

1973 - 1995 - Assistant, Associate, Full Professor, Department of Zoology, University of Tennessee










Ongoing NIH-funded projects

  • Cell Cycle Regulation during Spermatogenesis
  • Selective Translational Regulation of Male Fertility
  • Molecular Regulation of Meiosis: PRDM9 and Control of Meiotic Progression