Stephen Elledge

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Stephen J. Elledge
Fields Genetics
Molecular Biology
Institutions Brigham and Women's Hospital
Alma mater University of Illinois
Stanford University
Notable awards NAS Award in Molecular Biology (2002)
Genetics Society of America Medal (2005)
Dickson Prize (2010)
Gairdner Foundation International Award (2013)

Stephen J. Elledge Ph.D. is a Professor of Genetics at the Harvard Medical School. He earned his B.Sc. in chemistry from the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign and his Ph.D. in biology from MIT. His research is focused on the genetic and molecular mechanisms of eukaryotic response to DNA damage. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and has been a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) investigator since 1993. In 2012 he was awarded the Lewis S. Rosenstiel Award for Distinguished Work in Basic Medical Science from Brandeis University.[1]


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