Rob Burgess, Professor

Robert Burgess, Ph.D.

Professor

Bar Harbor, ME

Studies the molecular mechanisms of synapse formation, development and maintenance in peripheral neuromuscular junctions and retina.

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Education and experience

Education

11/96 - 08/01
Postdoctoral fellow, neurobiology
Washington University, St. Louis, MO

11/96
Ph.D., neurosciences
Stanford University, Stanford, CA

6/90
B.S., biochemistry/physiology
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

Experience

2014-present
Professor, The Jackson Laboratory,
Bar Harbor, ME

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

2007-2014
Associate Professor, The Jackson Laboratory,
Bar Harbor, ME 

2001-2007
Assistant Professor, The Jackson Laboratory, 
Bar Harbor, ME

Fellowships, Honors, and Accomplishments

1989
Phi Beta Kappa

1990
Outstanding Undergraduate Award,
Michigan State University Department of Biochemistry

1990
Undergraduate Research Fellowship,
Michigan State University Honors College

1990-1993
Predoctoral Fellowship, National Science Foundation

1994-1996
Predoctoral Fellowship, National Institute of Mental Health