JAWDAT AL-BASSAM



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EDUCATION

2004- 2010
Postdoctoral Fellow in Biological Chemistry

Harvard Medical School,
Boston, Massachusetts.

1998- 2004 
Ph.D. in Molecular Cellular Structure,
Scripps Research Institute,
La Jolla, California.

1995- 1998
B.Sc. in Biochemistry,
California State University,
Long Beach, California

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • American Society for Cell Biology Student travel award, 2002
  • The Scripps Research Institute, Society of Fellows Travel award, 2001
  • The Scripps Research Institute graduate program award for best presentation, 2001
  • College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics outstanding graduate of the year 1998
  • Magna cum laude  honored graduate in Chemistry and Biochemistry, 1998
  • Robert Henderson Memorial award in Biochemistry, 1998
  • Spyros Pathos IV Memorial award in chemistry 1995
  • President's list honors, 1995, 1996, 1997

INVITED

  • Gordon Research Conference “Motile and Contractile Systems” July 2009.
    Title “The Molecular Mechanism of Cytoplasmic Linker Associated Proteins”.
  • 47th Annual Biophysical Society meeting in San Antonio, 2003.
    Symposium on Microtubule Motors: structure and mechanism
  • 43th Annual American Society for Cell Biology in San Francisco, 2003.
    Mini-symposium on Molecular motors.

SCHOLARSHIPS AND FELLOWSHIPS

2008-2014     NIH Pathway to Independence award (K99/R00), NIGMS
2004-2007     American Cancer Society Postdoctoral fellowship
2000-2002     American Heart Association Pre-doctoral Fellowship
1997               American Heart Association Undergraduate research Fellowship
1995-1998     California State University, President’s full Scholarship