Tania A. Baker

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Tania A. Baker
Fields Biochemistry
Institutions Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Alma mater University of Wisconsin–Madison
Stanford University
Doctoral advisor Arthur Kornberg
Known for Clp/HSP1000 ATPases
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Tania A. Baker Ph.D. is a Professor of Biology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and formally the head of the Department of Biology.[1] She earned her B.S. in Biochemistry from University of Wisconsin–Madison and her Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Stanford University under the guidance of Arthur Kornberg. She joined the MIT faculty in 1992 and her research is focused on the mechanisms and regulation of DNA transposition and protein chaperones.[2] She is a member of the National Academy of Science, fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and has been a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) investigator since 1994.[1][2]

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  1. ^ a b "Tania Baker named head of the Department of Biology". Retrieved 3 August 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Tania A. Baker, Ph.D.". http://www.hhmi.org/research/investigators/baker_bio.html.