|Winship Herr received his PhD from Harvard University in 1982 for studies on recombinant retroviruses in leukemogenic mice with Walter Gilbert. After postdoctoral studies with Frederick Sanger in Cambridge England and Joe Sambrook at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, he joined the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory faculty in 1984. There he served as assistant director of the Laboratory from 1994-2002 and from 1998-2004 was the founding dean of the Watson School of Biological Sciences, a doctoral degree-granting school. He arrived at the CIG in September 2004. Winship Herr is EMBO member since 2008 and also director of the "Ecole de biologie" since August 1st, 2009.
Molecular epigenetics; cell-cycle; differentiation; transcription; herpes simplex virus; cancer