Education and experience

Education

1987-1990           
Postdoctoral Fellow, Children's Hospital, Oakland, CA

1984-1988           
Ph.D., University California, Davis, CA

1983-1984           
M.S., University of California, Davis, CA

1982-1983           
R.D., University of Iowa Hospital & Clinics, Iowa City, IA

1982-1983           
Dietetic Intern, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, IA

1980-1982           
B.S., University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI

1978-1982           
B. Ed., University Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI

Experience

2012-    
Graduate Faculty, The University of Maine, Orono, ME

2012-
Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine, Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences, Boston, MA

2011-
Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

2005-
Professor, The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME

1999-2005
Associate Professor, The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME

1994-1999
Assistant Professor, The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME

1991-1994
Research Scientist, The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME

1990-1991
Asst. Res. Biochemist, Children's Hospital, Oakland, CA

1988-1990
Postdoctoral Fellow, Children's Hospital, Oakland, CA

1983-1987
Research/Teaching Assistant, University of California Davis, CA

1980-1982
Research Technician, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI

Grants & Honors

2011   
Distinguished Lecturer Series, Columbia University

2007   
Keynote Lecturer, First International Symposium on Usher Syndrome and Related Disorders, Omaha, NE

2006   
Distinguished Lecturer Series, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

2005   
Distinguished Lecturer, Visiting Lecturer, The Cleveland Clinic Educational Foundation, The Cole Eye Institute

2004   
Distinguished Visiting Scholar in Vision Research, The Dean A. McGee Eye Institute, University of Oklahoma