Dr. Alison L. Brauneis

Postdoctoral Associate
HHMI Education Group
MIT Department of Biology & OEIT
B.A., Biology and Economics, Cornell University
Ph.D., Biology, MIT
E-mail: ald32 <at> mit <dot> edu

Dr. Alison Brauneis is the newest member of the Education Group. She joined the Group in June 2011 as a Postdoctoral Associate and is working as one of the domain specialists to develop MIT’s STAR (Software Tools for Academics & Researchers) educational tools. She is also involved in development, outreach, and assessment to support other Education Group initiatives and to improve STEM learning resources. Alison is a laboratory-trained research scientist. She worked in the laboratory of Professor David Lin at Cornell University and completed her Ph.D. research in the laboratory of Professor Tyler Jacks at MIT in the Department of Biology and the Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research.

Selected publications:

Dooley A.L., M.M. Winslow, D.Y. Chiang, S. Banerji, N. Stransky, T.L. Dayton, E.L. Snyder, S. Senna, C.A. Whittaker, R.T. Bronson, D. Crowley, J. Barretina, L. Garraway, M. Meyerson, T. Jacks. Nuclear Factor I/B is an Oncogene in Small Cell Lung Cancer.

Meylan E., A.L. Dooley, D.M. Feldser, L. Shen, E. Turk, C. Ouyang, T. Jacks. (2009) Requirement for NF-κB signalling in a mouse model of lung adenocarcinoma. Nature 462: 104-107.

DuPage M.*, A.L. Dooley*, T. Jacks. (2009) Conditional mouse lung cancer models using adenoviral or lentiviral delivery of Cre recombinase. Nature Protocols 4(7): 1064-1072. (*These authors contributed equally to the manuscript.)

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