Simon John, Ph.D.

Professor

Bar Harbor, ME

Researches glaucoma and other neurodegenerative disease, developing new microelectronic devices to monitor/treat disease.

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Education and experience

Education

McGill University
Ph.D., biology
Adv: Dr. Charles R. Scriver and Dr. Rima Rozen
1992

University College Cardiff
B.Sc., zoology and genetics
Adv: Dr. Jerome Den Hollander
1985

Experience

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

Purdue University
Clinical Collaborator, Center for Implantable Devices
2010-present

University of Maine, Orono
Cooperating Professor, Functional Genomics 
2003-present

The University of Maine
Graduate Faculty
2000-present

Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Assistant Investigator, Associate Investigator and then Investigator (since 2005)
1998-present

Tufts University School of Medicine
Research Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology,
1997-present

The Jackson Laboratory
Associate Staff, Staff and then Senior Staff Scientist/Professor (since 2006, institutional title change to professor system in 2008)
1995-present

University of North Carolina
Postdoctoral Fellow
Adv: Dr. Oliver Smithies, Excellence Professor of Pathology
1991-1995

Grants, Honors, and Accomplishments

Lewis Rudin Glaucoma Prize
2013 

Bressler Vision Science Award
2013

Alcon Research Institute Award
2008

Global Glaucoma Award from the Association of International Glaucoma Societies
2006

Lewis Rudin Glaucoma Prize
2004

Cogan Award from the Association for Research in Vision & Ophthalmology
2004

Ruth Salta Junior Investigator Achievement Award
1997-1998

Becton Dickinson Young Investigator Fellowship
1995

Canadian Society of Clinical Investigation Student Award
1989