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Hire Dr. Courtney Coombes, PhD
United States
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Former AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow

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Work Experience

Health Science Policy Analyst

National Institutes of Health

April 2019 - Present

AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellow

National Heart Lung and Blood Institute

August 2017 - Present


University of Minnesota System

August 2016 - July 2017


PhD (Genetics, Cellular, and Developmental Biology)

University of Minnesota System

August 2011 - July 2016

BS (Biology)

Abilene Christian University

August 2007 - May 2011

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(2017). Manipulation and quantification of microtubule lattice integrity . Biology Open. 6. (8). p. 1245-1256.
Reid, T.A., Schuster, B.M., Reid, T.A., Schuster, B.M., Mann, B.J., Balchand, S.K., Plooster, M., McClellan, M., Coombes, C.E., Wadsworth, P., et al.(2016). Suppression of microtubule assembly kinetics by the mitotic protein TPX2 . Journal of Cell Science. 129. (7). p. 1319-1328.
(2016). Mechanism of microtubule lumen entry for the α-tubulin acetyltransferase enzyme αTAT1 . Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 113. (46). p. E7176-E7184.
(2013). Evolving tip structures can explain age-dependent microtubule catastrophe . Current Biology. 23. (14). p. 1342-1348.