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Tracey Baas, Ph.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Office: (585) 276-7348

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Biography

Professional Background

Dr. Tracey Baas is the Executive Director for URBEST (Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training) and is located in the Kornberg Medical Research Building. She provides guidance to PhD graduate students and postdoctoral trainees, enabling next generation scientists to develop professionalism, enhance productivity and establish the groundwork needed to attain research-related career goals. She is also the Director for the TEAM-BMTD (Technical Entrepreneurship and Management in Biomanufacturing & Therapeutic Development) MS Program and the Deputy Director for the TBS (Translational Biomedical Sciences) PhD Program.
Prior to joining UR, Dr. Baas spent 8 years as an writer and editor with Nature Publishing Group - helping to launch and lead SciBx, a publication that addressed the interface between life science discovery and business. She has previous editorial experience working for other journals, including Review of Modern Physics.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Education

1992
BS | University of Wisconsin-Madison
Chemistry

2000
PhD | University of Washington
Organic Chemistry

Awards

2005
Seymour and Vivian Milstein Travel Grant, International Society for Interferon and Cytokine Research (ISICR)
Location: Shanghai, China

2005
Participant at World Health Organization (WHO) Meeting on Animal Models & Antibody Assays for Candidate SARS Vaccines
Location: London, UK

2001 - 2003
F32 NIH Postdoctoral Fellowship
Location: University of Minnesota - Minneapolis

1998 - 2000
T32 NIH Dual Mentor Fellowship
Location: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center - Seattle

1994 - 1996
T32 NIH Biotechnology Training Grant
Location: University of Washington - Seattle

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Publications

Journal Articles

2014
Baas, T. "Keys to the CAR". SciBX: Science-Business Exchange. 2014; 7(25).

2014
Baas, T. "Getting researchers off the grant treadmill". SciBX: Science-Business Exchange. 2014; 7(33).

2014
Baas, T. "Interrupting Ebola". SciBX: Science-Business Exchange. 2014; 7(37).

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