Faculty
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Luis F. Z. Batista, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Hematology Division
Department of Developmental Biology

Research Interests

  • Induced pluripotent stem cells
  • Telomere maintenance

Contact

  • 314-362-8816 (office)
  • 314-362-8826 (fax)
  • Room 8816 Clinical Sciences Research Building (lab)
  • Hematology Division
    Campus Box 8125
    Washington University School of Medicine
    660 South Euclid Avenue
    St. Louis, MO 63110

Biosketch

Education
2000-2003 BSc, Biology (Genetics), University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
2004-2008 PhD, Cellular Biology, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil and University of Mainz, Germany
2008-2012 Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Medicine/Hematology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Academic Positions
2012-2013 Instructor of Medicine, Department of Medicine/Hematology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
2013-present Assistant Professor, Departments of Medicine and Developmental Biology, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
Honors & Awards
2001 CNPQ Undergraduate Student Fellowship
2001 Best Undergraduate Student Scientific Project, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
2004 FAPESP PhD Fellowship
2005 CAPES International PhD Fellowship
2007 1st Place, Top Young Investigator Award, Brazilian Society of Mutagenesis and Carcinogenesis
2009 Pew Postdoctoral Fellow, The Pew Charitable Trusts
2011 CIRM Postdoctoral Fellow, California Institute for Regenerative Medicine
2014 Early Career Development Award, Central Society for Clinical and Translational Research
2015 Scholar Award, V Foundation for Cancer Research
2015 Early Stage Investigator Award, Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Foundation
2016 Conquer Cancer Now Award, Concern Foundation
Professional Societies
Member, International Society for Stem Cell Research
Member, Central Society for Clinical and Translational Research
Member, American Society of Hematology