Gary Borisy Annual Seminar

Gary Borisy Seminar

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Gary Borisy was a faculty member at UW-Madison for 32 years (1968-2000) and was chair of the molecular biology department from 1980-2000. During his time at the UW, Dr. Borisy specialized in molecular techniques for studying the cell cytoskeleton.

In 2000, Gary moved his lab to Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine and later stepped into the role of CEO fro the Marine Biological Laboratory in 2006 before retiring in 2012.

Dr. Borisy carries numerous honors and awards: he was elected the President of the American Society for Cell Biology in 2011; has received the NIH MERIT Award and Carl Zeiss Award, and is an elected member of the National Academy of Science among other honors.

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