Jasper Rine

 

 


 

Jasper Rine is a Professor of Genetics, Genomics and Development and has been on the UC Berkeley Faculty since 1982. His research specialties include epigenetics, molecular genetics, human genetic variation, and dog genetics. He has authored over 170 research papers and has taught a wide range of both undergraduate and graduate level courses to well over 10,000 students. His Bio1A webcasts continue to be watched around the world by students of all ages and interests. In addition to his faculty activities, he served as Director of the LBNL Human Genome Center from 2001-2004, has served on multiple editorial boards, governmental advisory boards, and industrial advisory boards, and has founded several successful biotech companies. His honors include the UC Berkeley Distinguished Teaching Award, President of the Genetics Society of America, election to the National Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology.

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