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Dr. Shawnna Buttery

Postdoctoral fellow
DFCI Pediatric Oncology

Brief Biography:

Education 1996 B.A. New College, Sarasota, FL (Natural Sciences) Thesis title: A New Synthesis of Microevolutionary Theory 2003 Ph.D. Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL (Biology) Thesis title: Dissection of the Ascaris Sperm Motility Machinery Identifies Key Proteins Involved in Major Sperm Protein-based Amoeboid Locomotion


Academic positions:

* 2012-today Scientific Editor at Reed Elsevier for the journal Biochimica et Biophysica Acta

• 2005-2012 Postdoctoral Assistant, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, David Pellman

• 2004-2005 Postdoctoral Assistant, Harvard Medical School, Rong Li

• 2003-2004 Postdoctoral Assistant, Florida State University, Thomas M. Roberts

• 1997-2003 Teaching Assistant, Florida State University

• 1997-2003 Graduate Research Assistant, Florida State University, Thomas M. Roberts


Research interests:

cytoskeleton, actin, septin, cell polarity, cell cycle, bacterial cytoskeleton


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