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Joseph R Ecker

Doctoral advisor  Richard Hyman

Name  Joseph Ecker
Joseph R. Ecker httpswwwsalkeduimagespressrelease2011Ecke
Institutions  University of Pennsylvania Salk Institute for Biological Studies
Alma mater  The College of New Jersey Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Notable students  Ryan Lister, Hong Qiao, Joseph Kieber, Jose Alonso, Brian Gregory, Sarah Liljegren
Known for  Plant biology and epigenetics
Notable awards  2011 George W. Beadle Award, Genetics Society of America 2009 #2 Scientific Discovery of the Year 2009-TIME Magazine 2007 National Academy of Sciences, John J. Carty Award for the Advancement of Science 2005 American Society for Plant Biologists, Martin Gibbs Medal 2004 International Plant Growth Substances Association Distinguished Research Award 2001 Kumho Science International Award in Plant Molecular Biology

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Joseph 'Joe' R. Ecker is an American plant biologist and molecular biologist. Dr. Ecker is a Professor of Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology Laboratory and Director of the Genomic Analysis Laboratory at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies. He is also an Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation. He also holds the Salk International Council Chair in Genetics. He is also an Adjunct Professor in the Section of Cell and Developmental Biology, UC San Diego.

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Biography

Dr. Ecker finished his BA in biology in 1978 from The College of New Jersey. He then joined the laboratory of virologist Dr. Richard Hyman and studied herpes viruses at the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine. After finishing his PhD degree in 1982, he joined Ronald W. Davis's lab at the Stanford University. In 1987 he was appointed as an assistant professor at the Plant Science Institute at the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA).

Notable Honors and Awards

2015 elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

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2011 Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

2011 George W. Beadle Award, Genetics Society of America

2009 #2 Scientific Discovery of the Year 2009-TIME Magazine

2007 National Academy of Sciences, John J. Carty Award for the Advancement of Science

2006 Elected, National Academy of Sciences

2005 American Society of Plant Biologists, Martin Gibbs Medal

2004 Scientific American 50 Research Leader of the Year

2004 International Plant Growth Substances Association Distinguished Research Award

2001 Kumho Science International Award in Plant Molecular Biology

References

Joseph R. Ecker Wikipedia


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