Ryan Tewhey, Ph.D.

Ryan Tewhey, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Bar Harbor, ME

Identifying the precise genetic mechanisms for complex traits and disease risk

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.

Honors & Funding

2016
Charles J. Epstein Award, American Society of Human Genetics

2014-2017
NIH/NHGRI K99 Pathway to Independence Award

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

Research Positions

2017-Present
Assistant Professor, The Jackson Laboratory

2012-2017
Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University, Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology.

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, National University of Singapore Genome Institute of Singapore

2005-2007
Research Associate, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Program in Medical and Population Genetics