Susan Kaech PhD

Associate Professor of Immunobiology; HHMI Early Career Scientist

Biographical Info

Education Stanford University Ph.D.,   Developmental Biology  1993-1998 
University of Washington, Seattle, WA B.S., Cellular and Molecular Biology 1989-1993 


Professional Experience 

1990-1991        Undergraduate Researcher, Div. of Basic Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center 
1991-1993 Undergraduate Researcher, Dept. of Zoology, University of Washington, Seattle 
1993-1998 Graduate Student, Dept. of Developmental Biology, Stanford University 1999-2004 Postdoctoral Fellow, Dept. of Microbiology and Immunology and Emory Vaccine Center, Emory University 
2004-2009 Assistant Professor, Department of Immunobiology, Yale University 2009-present Associate Professor, Department of Immunobiology, Yale University
2009-present HHMI Early Career Scientist  

Honors and Awards 
American Women in Science 1991 
Howard Hughes Undergraduate Research Internship 1992 
National Science Foundation Undergraduate Scientist 1992-1993 
National Science Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship 1993-1996 
Damon Runyon-Walter Winchell Cancer Research Fellowship 1999-2002 Burroughs-Wellcome Foundation Award in Biomedical Sciences 2003-2008 
Edward Mallinckrodt Jr. Foundation Award 2005-2008 
Cancer Research Investigator Award 2005-2009 
Sandler Program for Asthma Research 2007-2010 
Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) 2007  
Howard Hughes Early Career Scientist 2009-2015



International Activity

  • Co-PI: Batu Erman at Sabanci University HIV, HCV, WHO
    Turkey   (2010)
    Transcriptional Control of IL-7 Receptor (IL-7R) in T Cells

Education & Training

B.S.
University of Washington, Seattle, WA (1993)
Ph.D.
Stanford University (1998)

Honors & Recognition

  • HHMI Early Career Scientist
    HHMI (2009)
  • Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE)
    (2007)
  • Sandler Program for Asthma Research
    (2007)
  • Cancer Research Investigator Award
    NIH (2005)
  • Edward Mallinckrodt Jr. Foundation Award
    (2005)
  • Burroughs-Wellcome Foundation Award in Biomedical Sciences
    (2003)
  • Damon Runyon-Walter Foundation Winchell Cancer Research Fellowship
    (1999)
  • National Science Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship
    (1993)
  • National Science Foundation Undergraduate Scientist
    (1992)
  • Howard Hughes Undergraduate Research Internship
    (1992)
  • American Women in Science
    (1991)

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