Radboud Institute for Molecular Life Sciences, Radboud University
An American-born male cell biologist, he a PhD in cell biology & molecular genetics from New York University School of Medicine. He began his PhD at the Rockefeller University with David Ho. He then went on to work on the development of in vitro and in vivo applications of molecular beacons with Fred Russell Kramer and Sanjay Tyagi at New York University School of Medicine. Upon completion of his doctoral work he was awarded a U.S. National Science Foundation postdoctoral fellowship at the Institut Pasteur in Paris, France. In 2008 he moved his lab to South Africa to join the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research as the Research Leader of the Synthetic Biology Emerging Research Area and then the University of Cape Town as an Honorary Professor. In 2020 he returned to Europe where his now the Professor and Chair of the Dept of Cell Biology at the Radboud Insittute of Molecular Life Sciences at Radboud University. There he heads the laboratory of Epigenomics & Single Cell Biophysics. His laboratory works on inflammation and various models of epigenetics and gene regulation, chromatin architecture and RNA biology using single cell sequencing and single imaging molecule techniques.
Thursday, October 29, 2020
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET