Susan Ackerman

Primary Investigator

Professor, Cellular and Molecular Medicine
Stephen W. Kuffler Professor of Biology, Neurobiology Section
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

B.A. Biology; B.A. Chemistry, California State University, Chico
Ph.D. Biology, University of California, Los Angeles

Susan Ackerman received her Ph.D. from UCLA and was a postdoctoral fellow at University of Illinois Medical School and the Wistar Institute. Prior to her move to UCSD in 2016, Dr. Ackerman was a Professor at The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine where she was a faculty member for nineteen years. She has been an Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute since 2005.