Dr. Michael Marks University of Pennsylvania, USA

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Biography

“Mickey” Marks received his bachelor's degree at Cornell University in biological sciences and his PhD from Duke University in immunology/ microbiology with Peter Cresswell. Mickey went on to two consecutive postdoctoral fellowships at the National Institutes of Health with Keiko Ozato and Juan Bonifacino before starting his own lab at... read morethe University of Pennsylvania in 1995. Mickey's research focuses on intracellular protein sorting, organelle biogenesis and diseases that affect these processes. Most of his lab currently focuses on using the pigment organelle, the melanosome, as the model system.