Biographical Sketch: Alison Gammie, Ph.D.

Alison Gammie, Ph.D., is director of the Division of Training, Workforce Development, and Diversity, which supports the Institute's research training, career development, and diversity-building activities through a number of programs at the undergraduate, graduate, postdoctoral, and faculty levels. She is also the lead of the NIH Diversity Program Consortium.

Prior to coming to NIGMS, Gammie was a senior lecturer at Princeton University, where, in addition to teaching, mentoring, and running a research laboratory, she served as an academic advisor, an associate member at the Cancer Institute of New Jersey, and director of the university’s Program for Diversity and Graduate Recruitment. Her honors include Princeton’s President’s Award for Distinguished Teaching and the Graduate Mentoring Award, and the American Society for Microbiology’s Hinton Award for advancing the research careers of underrepresented minorities.

Gammie earned her B.A. in biology from Reed College, and Ph.D. in molecular biology at Oregon Health Sciences University. She completed her postdoctoral training at Princeton University as a Jane Coffin Childs Fellow in the Molecular Biology Department.

To contact Gammie, send email to alison.gammie@nih.gov.

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