Jason Shepherd - Principal Investigator

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Phone: (801) 587-7854
Email: jason.shepherd@neuro.utah.edu

Short Biography

Jason Shepherd is an Associate Professor in the Department of Neurobiology and holds the Jon M. Huntsman Presidential Chair at the University of Utah. He obtained his BSc (Hons) at the University of Otago, his Ph.D. at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and postdoctoral training at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is the recipient of the Peter and Patricia Gruber International Research Award in Neuroscience, the International Society for Neurochemistry Young Investigator Award, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Ben Barres Early Career Acceleration Award, the Research to Prevent Blindness Stein Innovation Award, and is a National Academy of Sciences Kavli Fellow. Born in South Africa and raised in New Zealand, Dr. Shepherd enjoys the outdoors and Utah’s natural beauty… learn more »

Additional Information

CV 2021