Faculty
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Jason D. Weber, PhD

Professor
Department of Medicine
Oncology Division
Molecular Oncology
Department of Cell Biology & Physiology

Research Interests

  • Cell cycle
  • Tumor suppressors
  • Oncogenes

Contact

  • 314-747-3896 (office)
  • 314-747-3898 (lab)
  • 314-747-2797 (fax)
  • BJC Institute of Health, Room 7609 (lab)
  • Washington University Medical School
    Division of Oncology - Campus Box 8069
    660 South Euclid Avenue
    St. Louis, MO 63110
  • Jason Weber Lab

Biosketch

Education
1989-1993 BS in Biotechnology, Bradley University, Peoria, IL
1994-1997 PhD in Cell & Molecular Biology, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO
Academic Positions/Employment
1993-1994 Scientist, Monsanto/G.D. Searle, Immunoinflammatory Diseases Research Group
1997-2001 Associate, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Tumor Cell Biology Lab, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital (PI, Charles J. Sherr)
2001-2007 Assistant Professor, Departments of Medicine and Cell Biology & Physiology, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
2007-2017 Associate Professor, Departments of Medicine and Cell Biology & Physiology, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
2017-present Professor, Departments of Medicine and Cell Biology & Physiology, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
University Committees
2001-2013 Cellular Proliferation Program, Siteman Cancer Center
2002-2014 Neuro-Oncology Research Group, Founding Member
2004-present Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences Admissions Committee
2005-2010 Siteman Cancer Center Urology Research Group
2006-present Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Molecular Cellular Biology Steering Committee
2006-2009 Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Assistant Director for Recruiting
2006-2009 Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences Admissions Committee, Co-Chair
2006-present Founding Member, Breast Cancer Research Program, Siteman Cancer Center
2006-present American Cancer Society-IRG Committee, Washington University
2009-present Co-Director, Molecular & Cellular Biology Graduate Program, Washington University
2009-2015 Molecular Imaging Center, Grant Review Committee, Washington University
2010-present Co-Leader, Breast Cancer Research Program, Siteman Cancer Center, Washington University
2010-present Founding Member, BRIGHT/ICCE Institute, Washington University
2011-present Chair ACS-IRG Committee, Washington University
2012-2015 Tumor Tissue Bank Committee, Washington University
2012-present Internal Pew and Searle Scholars Selection Committee, Washington University
2012 Internal Ralph E. Powe Award Selection Committee, Washington University
2012-present Internal Rita Allen Scholars Selection Committee, Washington University
National Committees (Ad Hoc Member)
2006 National Institutes of Health, Cell Signaling and Dynamics Study Section, Ad Hoc Member
2007 National Institutes of Health/NCI, MONC Study Section, Ad Hoc Member
2007, 2010, 2011 Cancer Research UK Investigator Grants, Ad Hoc International Member
2008-2009 National Institutes of Health, ZRG Special Emphasis Panel, Ad Hoc Member
2009 National Institutes of Health/NCI, TCB Study Section, Ad Hoc Member
2009 American Association for Cancer Research Annual National Meeting, Organizer and Reviewer for Cell Growth Pathways
2010 National Medical Research Council, Singapore, Investigator Grants, International Reviewer
2011 Austrian Science Fund, Investigator Grants, International Reviewer
2012-present National Institutes of Health/NCI, ZRG Special Emphasis Panel on Oncological Sciences, Ad Hoc Reviewer
2014 Health Research Council of New Zealand, Investigator Grants, International Reviewer
2015 National Institutes of Health, Graduate Program Training Grant, UT Southwestern, Reviewer
2016 National Institutes of Health/NCI, ZRG1 OBT Study Section, Ad Hoc Member
2017 National Institutes of Health/NCI, ZRG1 CSBC U54 Section, Ad Hoc Member
National Committees (Permanent Member)
2002-2005 American Heart Association, Cell Transport Study Section
2005-2008 Department of Defense, Army, SBIR Proteomics and Neoplasias Committee
2012-2014 Department of Defense-CDMRP, Neurofibromatosis, Molecular Biology Study Section, Reviewer
2012-present The Ohio State University Cancer Center, Investigator Grants, External Reviewer
2013-2015 Komen for the Cure, Postdoctoral Research Grants, Reviewer
2014-present The Artemis 2020 Project, Member
2015-present Department of Defense-CDMRP, Breast Cancer Research Program, Integration Panel Member
2015-present American Cancer Society, Heartland Association, Research Liaison
Honors & Awards
1993 Monsanto/G.D. Searle Competitive Summer Internship
1993 Bradley University Outstanding Research Award
2001 Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Foundation Scholar
2002 Pew Scholar in Biomedical Sciences
2005, 2006,
2007, 2008,
2009, 2010,
2011, 2012,
2013, 2014
Distinguished Service Teaching Award, First Year Medical Students, Washington University
2007 Teacher of the Month, Medical Student Class of 2009
2008 CDMRP, Era of Hope Scholar in Breast Cancer Research
2008 American Cancer Society Scholar
2014-2016 The Artemis 2020 Project, Invited Member
2015-2016 Department of Defense, Breast Cancer Research Program, Invited Integration Panel Member
2016 American Cancer Society, Honorary Corporate Hero
Professional Societies
  American Society for Microbiology
  American Association for Cancer Research
  American Cancer Society