Positions and Honors

Employment and Academic Positions

2013-present Founding Director, Center for Quantitative Medicine, UConn Health, Farmington, CT
2013-present Professor, Department of Cell Biology, School of Medicine, University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT
2013-present Professor of Computational Biology, Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine, Farmington, CT
2013-present Member, Comprehensive Cancer Center, Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME
2013-present Professor, Center for Cell Analysis and Modeling, UConn Health, Farmington, CT
2013-present Professor, Institute for Systems Genomics, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
2013-present Adjunct Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Connecticut, Storr, CT
2013-present Adjunct Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
2013-present Adjunct Faculty, Interdepartmental Ph.D. Program “Genetics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology,” Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
2013-present Adjunct Professor, Virginia Bioinformatics Institute at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
2013-present Adjunct Professor, Department of Mathematics, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
2008-present Affiliate Faculty, Biomedical Engineering and Sciences (SBES), Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) – Wake Forest University
2005-present Adjunct Professor, Department of Cancer Biology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC
2008-2013 Director of Education and Outreach, Virginia Bioinformatics Institute –Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
2003-2013 Faculty, Interdepartmental Ph.D. Program “Genetics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology,” Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
2001-2013 Professor, Department of Mathematics, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
2001-2013 Professor, Virginia Bioinformatics Institute at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
2011-2012 Member, Mathematical Biosciences Institute, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
2008-2009 Member, Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute, Durham, NC
Spring 2007 Member, Institute for Mathematics and its Applications, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
1999-2004 Visiting Faculty, Basic and Applied Simulation Science Group, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM
1996-2001 Professor, Department of Mathematical Sciences, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM
Fall 1998 Member, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley, CA
1991-1996 Associate Professor, Department of Mathematical Sciences, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM
1993-1994 Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
1990-1991 Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
1985-1991 Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematical Sciences, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM
1983-1985 Lecturer, Department of Mathematics, Loyola University, Chicago, IL

Academic Honors and Awards

  • Fellow of the Society for Mathematical Biology, 2017-present.
  • Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), 2015-present.
  • Fellow of the American Mathematical Society, 2012-present.
  • Nominee for Chair of AAAS Section A, 2016.
  • “Programs That Work” award for the Kids’ Tech University Outreach Program, Virginia Department of Education and Virginia Math and Science Coalition, 2012.
  • Phi Delta Kappa Award for Excellence in Education, 1998.
  • Patricia Christmore Teaching Award, New Mexico State University, 1990.
  • Fulbright Scholarship, 1977-1978.