James Thomson, PhD, VMD

Email:jthomson@morgridgeinstitute.org

Jamie_Thomson
Affiliations: Professor
Department of: Cell & Regenerative Biology (UW); Director of Regenerative Biology (Morgridge Institute for Research); and Professor, Department of Molecular, Cellular, & Developmental Biology (UCSB)
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Education

BS 1981 University of Illinois-Champaign, Champaign, IL
VMD 1985 University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
PhD 1988 University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
1st Postdoctoral position: Oregon National Primate Center, Portland, OR

Research Focus

My research focuses on understanding how a cell can maintain or change identity, how a cell chooses between self-renewal and the initial decision to differentiate, and how a differentiated cell with limited developmental potential can be reprogrammed to a pluripotent cell.

Program Activities

  • Joined ERP Program: 2000

Research Funding

  • PI NIH 5 P01GM081629-03 08/01/08 - 07/31/13 Determinants of Self-Renewal, Differentiation, and Reprogramming of HESCS
  • PI NIH 3 P01GM081629-02S1 09/30/09 - 08/31/11 Determinants of Self-Renewal, Differentiation, and Reprogramming of HESCS
  • PI NIH 5 P01GM081629-03 08/01/10 -07/31/11 Self-Renewal and Differentiation: Molecular Events that Commit ES Cells to Exit T
  • PI NIH 5 U01HL099773-02 09/30/09 - 04/30/16 Midwest Progenitor Cell Consortiumm

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