Job Dekker elected to National Academy of Sciences
Job Dekker is recognized by National Academy of Medicine for introducing the groundbreaking concept that matrices of genomic interactions can be used to determine chromosome conformation. Read here for more details: https://www.umassmed.edu/news/news-archives/2021/10/job-dekker-and-katherine-fitzgerald-elected-to-national-academy-of-medicine/
Job Dekker is elected to a lifetime membership in recognition of his remarkable achievements in the life sciences. Read here for more details: https://umassmed.edu/news/news-archives/2020/07/job-dekker-elected-to-european-molecular-biology-organization/
Job received his Novitski Prize during 59th Annual Drosophila Research Conference on April 11 2018 in Philadelphia, PA.
“For the first time, researchers see how proteins grab loops of DNA and bundle them for cell division. The discovery also hints at how the genome folds to regulate gene expression. A human cell carries in its nucleus two meters of spiraling DNA, split up among the 46 slender, double-helical molecules that are its…
From Genes to Genomes Article: “The Genetics Society of America (GSA) is pleased to announce that Job Dekker of the University of Massachusetts Medical School is the recipient of the 2018 Edward Novitski Prize. The award honors investigators who have exhibited “an extraordinary level of creativity and intellectual ingenuity in the solution of significant problems…
Here’s how cells rapidly stuff two meters of DNA into microscopic capsules