Robert Braun

Robert E. Braun, Ph.D.

Senior Scientific Advisor to the President/CEO and Janeway Distinguished Chair and Professor of Mammalian Genetics

Bar Harbor, ME

Conducts research to better understand the mechanisms that regulate germline stem cell fate.

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Education and experience

Education

1986-1990
Postdoctoral fellow
Department of Biochemistry, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

1985
Ph.D., microbiology and molecular biology
Tufts University School of Medicine, Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences, Boston, MA

1977
B.A., biology, chemistry and mathematics
University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

Experience

2012-
Professor & Vice President of Research
The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME

2011-
Professor
Tufts University School of Medicine, Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences, Boston, MA

2008-
Adjunct Professor
University of Maine, Orono, ME

2007-
Affiliate Professor
Genome Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

2007-2012
Professor, Chair of Research & Associate Director
The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME

2006-2007
Professor
Department of Genome Sciences (formerly Department of Genetics), University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA

2001-2002
Visiting Scientist
The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME

1996-2006
Associate Professor
Department of Genetics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

1990-1995
Assistant Professor
Department of Genetics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

1990
Visiting Scientist
Medical Research Council's National Institute for Medical Research, London, England

Grants, honors, and accomplishments

2011
Chair, Mammalian Gametogenesis and Early Embryogenesis, Gordon Conference

1992-1995
March of Dimes Basil O'Connor Scholar

1990
Burroughs Wellcome Fellowship

1985
Tufts University Charlton Award