Douglas Koshland

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Douglas E. Koshland
Born March 15, 1953
Long Island[1]
Nationality American
Fields Genetics
Institutions University of California, Berkeley
Alma mater Haverford College, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Doctoral advisor David Botstein, Marc Kirschner
Other academic advisors Leland Hartwell
Notable awards Beckman Young Investigators Award
Spouse Mary Porter

Douglas E. Koshland Ph.D. is a Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology at University of California, Berkeley. He earned his B.A. in Chemistry from Haverford College and his Ph.D. in microbiology from Massachusetts Institute of Technology under the guidance of David Botstein. He then did his postdoctoral work with Leland Hartwell at University of Washington and with Marc Kirschner at the University of California, San Francisco.[2]

He was a staff scientist at Carnegie Institution for Science from 1987 and an adjunct professor in the Department of Biology at Johns Hopkins University. He was a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) investigator from 1997-2012, was inducted into the National Academy of Science in 2010, and is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Koshland is married to Mary Porter.[1]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ a b "ASCB Profile: Douglas Koshland" (PDF). ASCB NEWSLETTER. American Society for Cell Biology: 12–13. 2005. 
  2. ^ "Douglas E. Koshland, Ph.D.". HHMI. Retrieved 29 October 2012. 
  3. ^ McDowell, Tina. "Carnegie's Doug Koshland elected to National Academy of Sciences". EurekAlert!. Retrieved 29 October 2012.