Faculty
Hematology Division
Alphabetical list (active faculty):   
Luis F. Z. Batista

Luis F. Z. Batista, PhD

Associate 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)
  • Hematology Division
    Campus Box 8125
    Washington University
    660 South Euclid Avenue
    St. Louis, MO 63110
  • Room 8816 Clinical Sciences Research Building (lab)

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
2013-2020 Assistant Professor, Departments of Medicine and Developmental Biology, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
2020-present Associate Professor, Departments of Medicine and Developmental Biology, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
Major Honors & Awards
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
2017 Scholar Award, American Federation for Aging Research
2020 Research Scholar Award, American Cancer Society
Editorial Responsibilities
2017-present Associate Editor, Genetics and Molecular Biology (official journal of the Brazilian Genetics Society)
National Service and Leadership Roles
2017-2019 Ad Hoc Reviewer, Israel Science Foundation (ISF)
2018-2020 Reviewer, National Science Foundation (NSF), Cell Biology Panel
2019 Ad Hoc Reviewer, Fondazione Telethon (Italy)
Professional Societies
International Society for Stem Cell Research
Central Society for Clinical and Translational Research
American Society of Hematology