Jill Sible

Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and Professor of Biological Sciences
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Office of the Provost (MC 0276)
104 Burruss Hall
800 Drillfield Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061
USA
  • 2017- Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education
  • 2013- Assistant Provost for Undergraduate Education
  • 2010- Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA
  • 2008-2012 Associate Dean for Curriculum, Instruction and Advising, College of Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA
  • 2004-2010 Associate Professor, Department of Biology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA
  • 1998-2004 Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA
  • 1995-1998 Postdoctoral Fellow, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO
  • 1995 Ph.D., Cell, Molecular and Developmental Biology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Advisor: Dr. Noelynn Oliver, Dissertation: "Fibronectin gene expression during normal and abnormal wound healing"
  • 1990 B.S., Biochemistry, Summa Cum Laude, Honors Program, University of New Hampshire, Advisor: Dr. Charles Walker, Research: "Regulation of ornithine decarboxylase during sea star spermatogenesis"
  • 2015 Presented TEDxVT talk
  • 2013 CIDER Teacher of the Week
  • 2012 Department of Biological Sciences Academic Advising Award
  • 2011 Virginia Tech Access and Inclusion Award
  • 2009 National Academies Education Mentor in the Life Sciences
  • 2008 National Academies Education Fellow in the Life Sciences
  • 2008 Alumni Teaching Award; induction into Academy of Teaching Excellence
  • 2007 College of Science Diversity Award
  • 2006 Department of Biological Sciences Most Influential Professor Award
  • 2006 Edward R. Diggs Teaching Scholar Award
  • 2006 College of Science Certificate of Teaching Excellence
  • 2005 Department of Biological Science Outstanding Teacher Award
  • 2005 Recognized for teaching by VT Panhellenic Council and as Favorite Professor by AF Sorority
  • 2003 Virginia Tech Researcher of the Week (November 1 – 8)
  • 2003 Biology Department Most Effective Teacher Award
  • 2002 Biology Department Most Effective Teacher Award
  • 2001 Biology Department Outstanding Teacher Award
  • 1999 Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award
  • 1995-1998 Howard Hughes Postdoctoral Fellow
  • 1994 Keynote Speaker, Third Annual College of Life Science and Agriculture Undergraduate Research Conference, University of New Hampshire
  • 1991-1995 Howard Hughes Predoctoral Fellow
  • 1989-1990 Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) Fellowship, Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)