Aravinthan Samuel, CV

Education

  • Harvard University, B.A. in Physics, 1993
  • Harvard University, Ph.D. in Biophysics, 1999, thesis with Howard Berg

 

Honors

  • Amgen Fellow of the Life Sciences Research Foundation, 2000
  • Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Research Fellow, 2004
  • McKnight Scholar, 2005
  • NSF CAREER Award, 2005
  • Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, 2006
  • Dana Foundation Award in Brain and Immuno-Imaging, 2007
  • NIH Director’s Pioneer Award, 2008
  • Harvard/MIT Research Grants Program in Basic Neuroscience, 2010
  • NSF BRAIN Initiative EAGER Award, 2014

 

Professional Experience

  • Student, Neurobiology course at the Marine Biological Laboratories, summer, 1999
  • Student, C. elegans course at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories, fall, 1999
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University and CSHL, 1999-2002
  • Assistant Professor of Physics, Harvard University, 2003-2007
  • Student, Neurobiology of Drosophila course at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories, summer, 2009
  • Associate Professor of Physics, Harvard University, 2007-2010
  • Professor of Physics, Harvard University, 2010-present
  • Visiting Scientist, Janelia Farm/HHMI, 2011-present