Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics

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   Melissa Rogers, PHD

Associate Professor

Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
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Melissa B. Rogers, Ph.D., is a tenured Associate Professor of Microbiology,
Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics at Rutgers NJ Medical School (NJMS) in Newark, NJ.
Dr. Rogers received her B.S. from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY, and
Ph.D. from Brandeis University in Waltham, MA. She also trained at Dana Farber Cancer
Institute with Dr. L. Gudas (1985-1991) and in the Dept. of Genetics, Harvard Medical
School with Dr. J. Seidman (1992). In 1993, she was appointed as Assistant Professor
in Biology at the University of South Florida in Tampa and was promoted to Associate
Professor with tenure in 1999. At USF, Dr. Rogers received awards for both research
and teaching.
In 2001, Dr. Rogers moved to Rutgers NJMS (previously UMDNJ). Her research has been
continuously funded since 1993 by external sources that include the National
Institutes of Health, American Heart Association, March of Dimes, NJ State Commission
on Cancer Research, and Leukemia Research Foundation, Inc. Dr. Rogers has reviewed
for the NIH, National Science Foundation, AHA, Alzheimer's Assoc., and Philip Morris
External Research Program and journals. She now chairs the AHA Genetics & Epigenetics
3 Review Panel. Dr. Rogers' teaching duties include directing and lecturing medical
and graduate student courses. Dr. Rogers is a member of the AHA, the Society for
Developmental Biology, the NJMS University Hospital Cancer Center Community, and the
NJMS Cardiovascular Res


PHD, 1985, Brandeis University, Biology
B.S., 1979, Rennsselear Polytechnic Institute

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