Robert Baughman

Robert Baughman
Professor
Provost and Vice-CEO
USA
 

Education

  • Ph.D. in Chemistry, Harvard University

Awards

  • Dean’s Award, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, June 1993
  • NIH Staff Recognition Award, June 1997
  • NIH Director’s Award, July 1998 (also July 2000, July 2001, July 2005)
  • NIH Merit Award, July 2002 (also July 2005)

Career

  • Postdoctoral Fellow in Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School (until August 1977)
  • Assistant Professor of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School (until August 1985)
  • Associate Professor of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School (until August 1995)
  • Director, Doctoral Program in Neurosciences, Harvard University (until May 1993)
  • Program Director, Division of Fundamental Neuroscience, NIH- NINDS (until August 1996)
  • Director, Division of Fundamental Neuroscience and Developmental Disorders, NINDS (until August 1999)
  • Associate Director for Technology Development, Office of the Director, NINDS (until August 2007)
  • Vice President and Executive Director, OIST P.C. (until October 2011)
  • Provost and Vice-CEO, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (to present)

Service

  • U.S. National Academy of Sciences, National Research Council Survey of U.S. Graduate Programs in Science (June 1993)
  • Founder and Chair , NIH Jointly-Sponsored Predoctoral Training Program in Neuroscience (September 1996 until August 1999)
  • Board of Governors , NIH Center for Inherited Disease Research (January 1997 until September 2007)
  • Co-Chair, NIH National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, Training and Special Programs Committee (January 1998 until September 2007)
  • Chair , National Aeronautics and Space Administration Life Sciences Developmental Biology Review Panel (September 1998 until June 1999)
  • U.S. Food and Drug Administration/NINDS Joint Committee for Biological Therapeutics (January 2001 until September 2007)
  • Whitehouse Office of Science and Technology Policy Committee on Counterterrorism (January 2003 until September 2007)
  • Co-Chair, Trans-NIH Technology Transfer Discussion Group (September 2003 until September 2007)
  • Co-Chair, NIH Trans-Institute Blueprint for Neuroscience Steering Committee (June 2004 until September 2007)
  • Member, Board of Governors, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology School Corporation (November 2011 to present)
  • Vice-Chair, Board of Councilors, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology School Corporation (November 2011 to present)