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David Moore, PhD

R.P. Doherty, Jr. Welch Professor, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine

Dr. Moore is R.P. Doherty, Jr. Welch Professor in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology at Baylor College of Medicine, and is also Professor in the Departments of Molecular and Human Genetics, and Medicine.  Before coming to Baylor in 1997, he was Assistant and then Associate Professor in the Departments of Genetics at Harvard Medical School and Molecular Biology at Massachusetts General Hospital.  He received A.B. and Ph.D. degrees from Brown University in 1974 and University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1979, and was a postdoctoral fellow at University of California San Francisco from 1979 to 1981.  He has served on a number of editorial boards, including those of Current Protocols in Molecular Biology, Molecular Endocrinology, Endocrinology and Endocrine Reviews, as well as numerous review panels for the National Institutes of Health and other institutions.  He is a member of the Endocrine Society and a recipient of their Edwin B. Astwood Award for outstanding research in Endocrinology, and also the Michael E. DeBakey Excellence in Research Award from Baylor College of Medicine.  He has been an organizer of a number of national and international meetings, including the annual meeting of the Endocrine Society, Keystone Symposia, Gordon Research Conferences and EMBO workshops.  The focus of his research is the nuclear hormone receptors and he has authored more than 150 original research reports and been awarded 10 patents on various nuclear hormone receptor related technologies.