Professor of Biomolecular Chemistry James Keck has accepted the position of Associate Dean for Basic Sciences within the UW School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH), and stepped into his new role on March 1.
Keck was previously Director of the NIH Molecular Biosciences Training Grant and is an active trainer in several graduate programs including the Integrated Program in Biochemistry (IPiB), the merged graduate training program of the CALS Department of Biochemistry and the SMPH Department of Biomolecular Chemistry. IPiB is an exceptional program designed to prepare students for successful careers in research, teaching, and science communication.
In his new role, he will participate in overall leadership and oversight of SMPH’s master’s level and doctoral training programs, and also in the development and implementation of research or research training initiatives within the school. He will also serve as the primary point person for SMPH research cores and will participate in decisions for internal support of faculty research.
Read more about Keck at the link below.