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John Tyson

University Distinguished Professor of Biological Sciences

  • B.S., Chemistry, Wheaton College, 1969
  • Ph.D., Chemical Physics, University of Chicago, 1973
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Max-Planck-Institue for Biophysical Chemistry, Germany, 1973 - 1974
  • Postdoctoral Research, Institute for Biochemistry and Experimental Cancer Research, University of Innsbruck, Austria, 1976 - 1977

Major Fields of Interest

Systems Biology, Computational Cell Biology, Cell Cycle Regulation, Signal Transduction Networks

Current Research

Cell cycle regulation in budding yeast; estrogen responsiveness in breast cancer cells; innate immune responses; stochastic modeling of protein regulatory networks; cell division control in alpha-proteobacteria