Chris Ackerson

Education

Ph.D. Biophysics, 2005
Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Dissertation Adviser: Roger Kornberg

B.S. Biochemistry, 1998
The University of Texas at Austin
Awarded with Honors and Special Honors in Chemistry

Professional Experience

7/2015 – current Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, Colorado State University

7/2009 – 6/2015 Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

10/2006 – 6/2009 Postdoctoral Fellow, Laboratory of Dan Feldheim, University of Colorado – Boulder.

1/2005 – 10/2006 Postdoctoral Fellow, Laboratory of Roger Kornberg, Stanford University, Stanford CA.

4/1999 – 12/2004  Graduate Research Assistant, Laboratory of Roger Kornberg, Stanford University, Stanford CA.

Memberships

American Chemical Society (ACS)
AAAS

Awards and Honors

NSF CAREER 2015

Damon Runyon New Innovator Award Finalist 2012

AFAR Gilbert Fellow 2009-2011

American Cancer Society Postdoctoral Fellowship (2006, declined)

Phi Beta Kappa  1998