New Faculty: Jason Lieb
COURTESY OF PRINCETON UNIVERSITY OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS | BY USHMA PATEL
Jason Lieb, Professor in Molecular Biology and the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, will join the faculty July 1, 2013, and will serve as director of the institute. His research focuses on investigating how information is coded and used in genomes, specifically targeting areas that regulate chromosomal functions such as transcription, DNA replication and repair, recombination, and chromosome segregation.
Lieb will come to Princeton from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, where he has taught since 2002 and where he is director of the Carolina Center for Genome Sciences. He was previously a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford, received his Ph.D. at the University of California-Berkeley, and earned his bachelor's degree at UNC-Chapel Hill.
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