Associate Professor of Biology, MIT
Michael Hemann is an associate professor in the MIT Department of Biology, a member of the Koch Institute, and an associate member of the Broad Institute. He earned his bachelor’s degree in molecular biology and biochemistry from Wesleyan University in 1993, and a doctorate in human genetics from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 2001. For his doctoral work, he was awarded the Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. He was a post-doctoral fellow in the laboratory of Scott Lowe at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in New York, where he was supported by a Helen Hay Whitney Fellowship and a Lauri Strauss Leukemia Foundation Grant. In 2006, Professor Hemann joined the MIT faculty as an assistant professor. He has since been awarded a V Foundation Fellowship and was selected as a Rita Allan Fellow. In 2014, Professor Hemann became a co-director of the MIT graduate program in Biology.