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Andrew S Belmont

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Professor

asbel@illinois.edu

B509 CLSL
Office: (217) 244-2311
Lab: (217) 333-8372
Fax: (217) 244-1648

Dept of Cell and Developmental Biology
University of Illinois
B107 CLSL
601 S Goodwin Ave
Urbana, IL 61801

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Curriculum Vita

Our research focuses on basic questions regarding how chromatin folds into interphase and mitotic chromosomes, how chromosomes are organized and move, in some cases over long distances, within interphase nuclei, and how chromosome organization and dynamics impact DNA functions such as transcriptional activation.

Research Interests


Education

A.B., 1977, Princeton University (Physics)
M.D., 1982, Temple University (Medicine)
Ph.D., 1983, Temple University (Physiology/Biophysics)
Postdoc., 1983, Division of Biophysics, The Johns Hopkins University
Postdoc., 1983-89, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of California-San Francisco

Awards

University Scholar, University of Illinois, 1998
Whitaker Foundation Biomedical Engineering Research Grant for New Researchers, 1990-1994