Frederick S. Gimble

Purdue University, USA


Frederick S. Gimble received a B.S. degree in biology and chemistry from Tufts University, Medford/Somerville, Mass, USA in 1980 and a Ph.D. degree in biology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1987. Beginning in 1986, Dr. Gimble was a Damon Runyon-Walter Winchell Cancer Research Fund Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of California, Berkeley and he subsequently continued his scientific training as a Postdoctoral fellow at the Baylor College of Medicine. In 1993, Dr. Gimble became an Assistant Professor at the Institute of Biosciences and Technology and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2000. Since 2005, Dr. Gimble has held the position of Associate Professor in the Department of Biochemistry at Purdue University. Dr. Gimble is a Member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and The Protein Society. His area of expertise includes the structure and function of homing endonucleases and his laboratory develops protein engineering methods to evolve homing enzymes with novel functions.

Biography Updated on 16 August 2011

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