Nathan A. Ellis
Nathan A. Ellis was born and raised in NY, USA. He obtained his undergraduate degree from St. John's College, Annapolis, Md, USA, regarded for the great books program, formally a degree in philosophy with a minor in mathematics (1979). He did his postbaccalaureate studies at New York University and Columbia University as a Research Associate with Lawrence Chasin studying the CHO DHFR gene. Moreover, Ellis did his graduate studies at the Department of Genetics, University of Washington, with Stanley Gartler working on X chromosome inactivation (1981–1987), and his postdoctoral fellowship at the Imperial Cancer Research Fund with Peter Goodfellow working on the pseudoautosomal boundary on the Y chromosome (1987–1990). He was an Assistant Member at the New York Blood Center with James German, working on the XG blood group and the genetics of Bloom's syndrome (1990–1997), and an Associate Member at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, working on the molecular genetics of Bloom's syndrome and genetic epidemiology of human colorectal cancer (1997–2005). Ellis is continuing this work and further expansion into the genetic epidemiology of inflammatory bowel disease at the University of Chicago as an Associate Professor.
Biography Updated on 7 June 2010