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Dean DellaPenna

University Distinguished Professor

Dr. Dean DellaPenna
Biochemistry Building
603 Wilson Rd, Rm 212
East Lansing, MI 48824

dellapen@msu.edu

Office: (517) 432-9284
Lab: (517) 432-9283
Location:  2235 MPS

Education

  • Ph.D. 1987, UC-Davis, California
  • B.S. 1984, Ohio University

Previous Appointments

  • Associate Professor, 2000-02, MSU
  • Associate Professor, 1996-00, University of Nevada
  • Assistant Professor, 1990-96, University of Arizona
  • McKnight Postdoctoral Fellow, 1989-90, Washington State University
  • Visiting Scientist, 1989, Dept. of Scientific and Industrial Research, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, 1989, UC-Davis

Awards

  • 2021 - National Academy of Sciences 
  • 2014 - Michigan State University Foundation Professor
  • 2013 - University Distinguished Professor, Michigan State University
  • 2011-16 - Editorial Board, Annual Review of Plant Biology
  • 2009 - Elected Vice Chair of 2011 - Gordon Conference on Plant Metabolic Engineering, Chair for 2013
  • 2008 - MSU Distinguished Faculty Award
  • 2008 - Elected AAAS Fellow