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Charles Cantor, PhD

Professor Adjunct
Department of Molecular Medicine
California Campus
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(858) 784-8265


Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley 1966
A.B., Columbia University 1963

Professional Experience

2011-2017 Professor Adjunct, Cell and Molecular Biology (CMB), The Scripps Research Institute
1995-1998 Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Boston University
1991-1992 Senior Biochemist, Chemical Biodynamics Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
1990-1992 Principal Scientist, Human Genome Project, U.S. Department of Energy
1989-1992 Professor of Molecular Biology, University of California, Berkeley
1989-1991 Senior Biochemist, Cell and Molecular Biology Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
1988-1990 Director, Human Genome Center, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
1988-1989 Higgins Professor of Genetics and Development, Faculty of Medicine, Columbia University
1981-1989 Professor and Chairman of Genetics and Development, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University
1985-1988 Deputy Director for Biotechnology, Comprehensive Cancer Center, Columbia University
1981-1985 Deputy Director for Education, Comprehensive Cancer Center, Columbia University
1972-1981 Professor (Joint Appointment in Biological Sciences), Columbia University
1969-1972 Associate Professor of Chemistry (Joint Appointment in Biological Sciences), Columbia University
1966-1969 Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Columbia University

Selected References

All Publications

Hill, S., Lamberson, C. R., Xu, L. B., To, R., Tsui, H. S., Shmanai, V. V., Bekish, A. V., Awad, A. M., Marbois, B. N., Cantor, C. R., Porter, N. A., Clarke, C. F., et al. Small amounts of isotope-reinforced polyunsaturated fatty acids suppress lipid autoxidation. (2012). Free Radical Biology and Medicine, 53(4), 893-906. PMCID: PMC3437768.

Tang, K., Shahgholi, M., Garcia, B. A., Heaney, P. J., Cantor, C., Scott, L. G. & Williamson, J. R. Improvement in the apparent mass resolution of oligonucleotides by using 12C/14N-enriched samples. (2002). Analytical Chemistry, 74(1), 226-231.