Marie Bao Ph.D.

Research Program and Funding Development

2020 – Current: Director of Research Administration, Harvard Medical School, Department of BCMP

2019 – 2020: Associate Director of Research Programs, Harvard Medical School, Department of BCMP and Department of Cell Biology

Editorial

2009 – 2019: Developmental Cell, Cell Press

  • Editor-in-Chief, 2015 – 2019
  • Scientific Editor, 2009 – 2015

2008 – 2009: Cell, Cell Press

  • Leading Edge Assistant Editor, 2008-2009  

1997 – 2001: Berkeley Fiction Review, UC Berkeley

  • Editor-in-Chief, 2000 – 2001
  • Associate Editor/Staff, 1997 – 2000

Conferences and Webinars

Co-organized Conferences

  • Exciting Biologies: Biology of Time, Arizona, 2018
  • LabLinks: The Makings of a Cell, San Francisco 2017
  • Cell Symposium: Transcriptional Regulation in Development and Disease, Chicago 2016
  • LabLinks: Organoids, Amsterdam 2016
  • Cell Symposium: Transcriptional Regulation in Development, Chicago 2014
  • LabLinks: Genetic Circuits, Cambridge 2014
  • LabLinks: Synthetic Biology, San Francisco 2011
  • Exciting Biologies: Biology in Balance, Buenos Aires, Argentina 2009

Co-organized Webinars

  • Super-Resolution Microscopy: New Frontiers in Imaging, 2017
  • Organoids and Beyond – 3D Tissue in A Dish, 2016
  • RNA-Mediated Regulation of Transcription and Chromatin in Development, 2014
  • Morphogenesis, 2012

Education

Ph.D. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of California, San Francisco, 2008

B. A. Molecular and Cellular Biology, with honors; B. S. Chemistry; Minor, English Literature, University of California, Berkeley, 2001

Select Publications

Bao, M. Z. (Lead author), Gelfand, M. V., Carmi, I., Goulas, S. (2018) A Space for Women’s Voices. Developmental Cell, 47(4), 393–394 [Editorial]

Bao, M. Z. (2016) New Perspectives, 15 Years On. Developmental Cell, 38(6), p567–568 [Editorial]

Bao, M. Z. (2015) Developmental Cell, Ever Evolving. Developmental Cell 35(6), 661 [Editorial]

Bao, M. Z. (2013) Quality Control and Fidelity. Developmental Cell 23(5): 873. [Editorial]

Bao, M. Z. (2009) Cell Biology Select. Cell 138(1), 7

Bao, M. Z. (2009) Molecular Biology Select. Cell 138(5), 813

Bao, M. Z. (2009) Molecular Biology Select. Cell 137(2), 187

Bao, M. Z. (2008) Immunology Select. Cell 134(5), 701

Bao, M. Z. (2008) Developmental Biology Select. Cell 134(3), 373

Bao, M. Z. (2008) Microbiology Select. Cell 133(7), 1125

Bao, M. Z., Schwartz M. A., Cantin G. T., Yates J. R. III, Madhani H. D. (2004) Pheromone-dependent destruction of the Tec1 transcription factor is required for MAP kinase signaling specificity in yeast.  Cell 119(7): 991-1000.

Raisner M. R., Hartley P. D., Meneghini M. D., Bao, M. Z., Liu C. L., Schreiber, S. L., Rando, O. J., Madhani, H. D. (2005) Histone variant H2A.Z marks the 5′ ends of both active and inactive genes in euchromatin.  Cell 123(2): 1-16