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About Professor Sikela


EDUCATION

  • 1976    B.A., Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1978    M.Sc., Biology, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1983    Ph.D., Biology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland,Ohio
  • 1983    Postdoctoral Fellowship, Molecular Biology, Stanford Univ., Palo Alto, CA
  • 1983    Postdoctoral Fellowship, Molecular Biology, Univ. of Colo. Medical School, Denver, CO


BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH

  • Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, University of Colorado School of Medicine, 2010-present
  • William Evans Visiting Professor Fellow, University of Otago at Christchurch, New Zealand, 2009-2010
  • PAC for Ernest Gallo Clinic and Research Center, 2008-present
  • Faculty Excellence in Research Award, Department of Pharmacology, 2006
  • Professor, Department of Pharmacology, 2004 - present
  • Member, Advisory Committee, Case Western Reserve University's NIH Center for Genetic Research Ethics and Law, 2004-present
  • Director of the University of Colorado Minority Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship, 2002-present
  • Faculty Fellow, Institute for Behavioral Genetics, 2002-present
  • Co-Founder, Evolutionary Genomics, 2001-present
  • Scientific Advisory Board, Genomic Solutions, 2001-2003
  • Scientific Advisory Board, Evolutionary Genomics, 2001-2004
  • National Human Genome Research Institute, Senior Fellow, ELSI Program 1999-2000
  • Department of Pharmacology Teacher of the Year Award 1997-98
  • Second-year Medical Student Special Teaching Award, 1997-98
  • Co-Founder, GenoPlex, 1997-2001
  • Chairman, Scientific Advisory Committee, University of Iowa NIH Human Genome Center, 1993-1996
  • Eppley Institute Visiting Professor of Oncology, University of Nebraska School of Medicine, 1996
  • Founder, Genome Technologies, 1994-95
  • Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology, University of Colorado School of Medicine, 1994-2004
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology, University of Colorado School of Medicine. 1987-1994
  • Co-Director, Molecular Biology Laboratory, VA Neurosciences and Schizophrenia Center, 1989-1995.
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Department of Cellular and Structural Biology, University of Colorado School of Medicine, 1983-1987
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Tumor Biology Training Grant, Department of Pathology, Stanford University, 1983
  • National Institutes of Health Predoctoral Fellow, Developmental Biology Training Grant, Department of Biology, Case Western Reserve University, 1977-1981
  • Graduate Teaching Assistantship in Biology, Department of Biology, Cleveland State University, 1976-1977


GRADUATE TRAINING FACULTY MEMBERSHIPS

  • Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, 2010-present
  • Department of Pharmacology, 1987-present
  • Human Medical Genetics Program, 1996-present
  • Neuroscience Program, 1989-present
  • Molecular Biology Program, 1989-1999
  • Medical Scientist Training Program, 1988-present
  • Center for Computational Biology, 2001-present
  • Faculty fellow, Institute for Behavioral genetics, 2002-present


SOCIETIES

  • Society for Neuroscience, 1986-present
  • American Society of Human Genetics, 1988-present
  • American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 1988-present
  • American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, 1990-present
  • Human Genome Organization (HUGO), 1991-present
  • Research Society on Alcoholism, 1993-present
  • National Center for Science Education 1997-present
  • International Society for Computational Biology, 2002-present