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Alison Dooley Brauneis

Postdoctoral Associate in Educational Technologies Development and Curriculum Innovation
B.A., Biology and Economics, Cornell University Ph.D., Biology, MIT

Dr. Alison Brauneis is a Postdoctoral Associate in the Department of Biology at MIT and she is a member of Graham Walker's HHMI Education Group. She is working as one of the domain specialists to develop MIT’s STAR (Software Tools for Academics & Researchers) educational tools. She is also involved in development, outreach, and assessment to support other Education Group initiatives and to improve STEM learning resources.

Alison is a laboratory-trained research scientist. She worked in the laboratory of Professor David Lin at Cornell University and completed her Ph.D. research in the laboratory of Professor Tyler Jacks at MIT in the Department of Biology and the Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research.

Selected publications:

Dooley A.L., M.M. Winslow, D.Y. Chiang, S. Banerji, N. Stransky, T.L. Dayton, E.L. Snyder, S. Senna, C.A. Whittaker, R.T. Bronson, D. Crowley, J. Barretina, L. Garraway, M. Meyerson, T. Jacks. (2011) Nuclear Factor I/B is an Oncogene in Small Cell Lung Cancer. Genes & Development 25(14): 1470-1475.

Meylan E., A.L. Dooley, D.M. Feldser, L. Shen, E. Turk, C. Ouyang, T. Jacks. (2009) Requirement for NF-κB signalling in a mouse model of lung adenocarcinoma. Nature 462: 104-107.

DuPage M.*, A.L. Dooley*, T. Jacks. (2009) Conditional mouse lung cancer models using adenoviral or lentiviral delivery of Cre recombinase. Nature Protocols 4(7): 1064-1072. (*These authors contributed equally to the manuscript.)

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