Michael Hampsey, PhD
|Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Graduate School of Biomedcal Sciences|
Dr. Michael Hampsey has been a professor at UMDNJ – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School since 1996. He is currently Professor and Interim Chairman of the Department of Biochemistry. Dr. Hampsey received his B.A. degree in Chemistry from the State University of New York at Geneseo in 1976 and Ph.D. from Purdue University in 1982. Following postdoctoral training in yeast genetics at the University of Rochester Medical Center, he joined the faculty at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport in 1986. His research interests include the regulation of gene expression and how chromatin structure affects transcription. He has served on scientific advisory panels at the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation and the American Cancer Society. He is currently Associate Editor of Genetics.