Passing Along Great Advice I was given
Event Date: 12 Aug 2014 08:00 AM - 12 Aug 2014 09:30 AM
Event Venue: CREATE Tower, Level 2, Theaterette Room
Chris Kaiser, Ph.D
Professor Biology, MIT
Chris Kaiser is currently a Professor of Biology at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He is a former Head of the Department of Biology and former Provost of MIT. He received his A.B. magna cum laude in biochemical sciences from Harvard College and his Ph.D. in biology from MIT with David Botstein. He carried out his postdoctoral training at the University of California, Berkeley with Randy Schekman. He has been on the MIT faculty since 1991 where he manages a laboratory studying the cell biology of protein folding and membrane protein sorting in the secretory pathway. In addition to his research activities, Kaiser is also a dedicated educator. He taught Genetics at MIT for twenty-one years and is the recipient of a MacVicar Faculty Fellowship in recognition or his teaching service. In addition to serving on a number of review panels and editorial boards, Kaiser is a coauthor of a major textbook Molecular Cell Biology (W.H. Freeman and Co.).