Mike Shapiro: Biosketch

Education

2001-2006

Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University School of Medicine

2001

Ph.D. in Biology, Harvard University

1996

A.M. in Biology, Harvard University

1993

A.B. (Hons.) in Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley

Professional Experience

2013-present

Associate Professor, Department of Biology, University of Utah

2006-2013

Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, University of Utah

2006-present

Member, Molecular Biology Program, University of Utah

1996-2001

Resident Biology Tutor, Leverett House, Harvard College

1997-2000

Research Assistant, Cardiovascular Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School

1994-1996

Research Assistant, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University

1992-1994

Museum Preparator, University of California Museum of Paleontology

Selected Awards, Honors, and Fellowships

2012

Early Career Development Award, National Science Foundation

2011

University of Utah Early Career Teaching Award

2005-2010

Career Award in the Biomedical Sciences, Burroughs Wellcome Fund

2004

Best Symposium Presentation by a Postdoctoral Fellow, Society for Developmental Biology

2002-2005

Helen Hay Whitney Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

2001

D. Dwight Davis Award for Best Student Paper, Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology

1997-2000

Stoye Award for Best Student Presentation, American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists

1999

Robert A. Chapman Memorial Fellowship

1997

Museum of Comparative Zoology/Harvard Medical School Jeffries Wyman Scholarship in Anatomy

1993

Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Chapter of California

Teaching Experience

Utah

BIOL 5510: Evolutionary Developmental Biology

HGEN 6091: Evolution and Development (co-taught with G. Kardon and S. Sakonju)

BIOL 7964: Advanced Topics in Ecology and Evolution (Team-taught course)

Woods Hole MBL: Lecturer, summer Embryology course

Stanford

Teaching staff, NIH Stickleback Molecular Genetics Summer Course (multiple times)

Program staff, Stanford Summer Research Program

Harvard

Instructor, Biology and Evolution of the Dinosauria (co-taught with L. Claessens)

Teaching Fellow, Evolution of the Vertebrates (multiple times)

Teaching Fellow, Structure and Physiology of the Vertebrates (multiple times)

Teaching Fellow, Advanced Structure and Physiology of the Vertebrates (multiple times)

Teaching Fellow, Functional and Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy (extension school)

Berkeley

Biology tutor, Athletic Study Center and Disabled Students Program

Selected Service and Activities

Journal Editorial Board, EvoDevo (BioMed Central)

Secretary, Division of Evolutionary Developmental Biology, Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology (2011-2013)

Student/Postdoc Representative, Division of Vertebrate Morphology, Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology (2001-2004)

 

Journal Reviewer, American Naturalist, Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, BMC Evolutionary Biology, Environmental Biology of Fishes, Evolution, Evolution & Development, Genetics, Journal of Experimental Biology (Mol. and Devel. Evolution), PNAS, PLoS Genetics, PLoS One, Science, Zoological Science, and others.

Publications

Please see our publications page