Ryan Tewhey, Ph.D.

Ryan Tewhey, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Bar Harbor, ME

Identifying the precise genetic mechanisms for complex traits and disease risk

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Education and experience

Education

2007-2012       University of California, San Diego. La Jolla, CA.
Ph.D. Biological Sciences

2001-2005       University of Maine. Orono, ME.
B.S. Molecular and Cellular Biology & Biochemistry.

Research Positions

2017-Present  Assistant Professor, The Jackson Laboratory
2017-Present  Faculty, University of Maine, Graduate School of Biomedical Science and Engineering
2018-Present  Assistant Professor, Tufts University, Department of Medicine

2012-2017       Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University
2012-2017       Postdoctoral Scholar, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
2008-2012       External Graduate Student, The Scripps Research Institute, Scripps Translational Science Institute
2007-2012       Graduate Student, University of California, San Diego, Division of Biological Sciences
2010                EAPSI Fellow, Genome Institute of Singapore
2005-2007       Research Associate, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Program in Medical and Population Genetics

Honors & Funding

2017-Present  NIH ENCODE Characterization Center
2014-Present  NIH/NHGRI K99/R00 Pathway to Independence Award
2016    Charles J. Epstein Award, American Society of Human Genetics
2010    NSF-EAPSI Fellowship (co-funded by A*STAR)
2005    Presidential Pin, University of Maine
2002    Richard P. Fournier Memorial Scholarship, University of Maine
2001    Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Scholarship, University of Maine