Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
Co-Director, Epigenetics Program
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Marisa Bartolomei is a Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology and co-Director of the Epigenetics Program at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. She received her B.S. in Biochemistry at the University of Maryland and then obtained her Ph.D. from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine under the guidance of Dr. Jeffry Corden. She trained as a postdoctoral fellow with Dr. Shirley Tilghman at Princeton University. In 1993, Dr. Bartolomei was appointed as an Assistant Professor at the University of Pennsylvania and was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in 1999 and Professor in 2006. In 2006, Dr. Bartolomei received the Society for Women’s Health Research Medtronics Prize for Contributions to Women’s Health. In 2011, Dr. Bartolomei received the Jane Glick Graduate School Teaching Award for the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and a MERIT award. She was elected as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in 2014 and is recipient of the 2017 Genetics Society Medal from the UK Genetics Society.