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Edwin G. (Ted) Abel, PhD

Abramson Cancer Center

Degree and Institution

PhD, Harvard University

Faculty Title

Associate Professor, Biology

Administrative Title

Director, Biological Basis of Behavior Program

Department

Department of Biology

Research Expertise

Cyclic AMP/protein kinase A signaling pathway; gene expression in transgenic mice; epigenetics.

Other Affiliations
Cell and Molecular Biology Graduate Group, Neuroscience Graduate Group

Fellowship
College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University

Honors and Award

Fellowships
1985-1987    Marshall Scholarship
1987-1990    National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship
1993-1996    Damon Runyon-Walter Winchell Cancer Research Fund Postdoctoral Fellowship
1996-1998    Young Investigator Award, NARSAD
1998    McKnight Scholar Award; Klingenstein Fellowship (Declined to accept Merck Award)
1998-2002    John Merck Scholars Award
1999-2001    Young Investigator Award, MRDDRC, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
2000-2006    David and Lucile Packard Foundation Fellowship for Science and Engineering

Honors and Awards
1985    Phi Beta Kappa and Sigma Xi, Swarthmore College
1985    Ivy Award, Swarthmore College
1986    Darwin Prize, Christ’s College, University of Cambridge
1986-1987    Bachelor Scholar, Christ’s College, University of Cambridge
1990, 1991, 1992    Certificate for Distinction in Teaching, Harvard University
2000    Freedman Award, National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression
2001, 2005    Biological Basis of Behavior Society Professor of the Year, University of Pennsylvania
2006    Dean’s Award for Mentorship of Undergraduate Research, University of Pennsylvania

Publications

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Contact Information

Researcher/Clinician:
Edwin G. (Ted) Abel

Associate Professor, Department of Biology
Director, Biological Basis of Behavior Program
University of Pennsylvania
204G Lynch Labs
433 South University Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19104

Office Phone: 215-898-5614
Fax: 215-573-1297

Mailing Address:
Edwin G. (Ted) Abel

Associate Professor, Department of Biology
Director, Biological Basis of Behavior Program
University of Pennsylvania
204G Lynch Labs
433 South University Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19104

Office Phone: 215-898-5614
Appointment Phone: 215-898-5614
Fax: 215-573-1297

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