Christine Jacobs-Wagner

Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology and of Microbial Pathogenesis; HHMI Investigator

Biographical Info


International Activity

  • Cell morphogenesis in Caulobacter crescentus
    Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom (2004 - 2013)
    1. Investigation of how cytoskeletal elements affect cell wall morphogenesis in bacteria 2. Analysis of peptidoglycan composition in C. crescentus

Education & Training

M.S.
University of Liege, Belgium (1991)
Ph.D.
University of Liege, Belgium (1996)
EMBO Postdoctoral Fellow
Stanford Medical School, Developmental Biology (1996 - 2000)

Honors & Recognition

  • Finalist, Blatvanik Award for Young Scientists
    New York Academy of Sciences (2008)
  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator appointment
    HHMI (2008)
  • Ely Lilly Award
    American Society of Microbiology (2011)
  • WALS lecture
    National Institute of Health (2009)
  • Elizabeth McCoy Lecture
    University of Wisconsin-Madison (2008)
  • Women in Cell Biology award
    American Society of Cell Biology (2007)
  • Pew Scholarship Award in the Biomedical Sciences
    PEW Charitable Trust (2003)
  • Grand Prize Winner of the Young Scientist Award
    GE & Science (1997)

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