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.