Michael Washburn, Associate editor
Stowers Institute, Kansas City, USA
Michael Washburn graduated from Grinnell College, Iowa in 1992. He then received his PhD in Biochemistry/Environmental Toxicology from Michigan State University in 1998 under the direction of Professor William W Wells. He was a post-doctoral fellow with Professor John Yates, III at the University of Washington from 1999-2000. He then worked in industry at the Torrey Mesa Research Institute until 2003. In 2003 Washburn joined the Stowers Institute for Medical Research where he is the Director of Proteomics. He also is a Professor in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Kansas Medical Centre.
His research is focused on quantitative proteomic and systems biology analyses of protein complexes involved in chromatin remodelling and transcription.