Outstanding Educator Award
Gaudenz Danuser, Ph.D. is one of two professors who received 2016-17 Outstanding Educator Awards from the UT Southwestern Academy of Teachers (SWAT) this week in recognition of their teaching excellence in the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. The announcement was made, with congratulations, by Dr. Andrew Zinn, Dean of the Graduate School. Dr. Danuser is Professor and Chair of Bioinformatics and member of the faculty of the Cancer Biology and Cell and Molecular Biology graduate programs. A leading researcher in the field of computational and quantitative cell biology, he co-chairs the Computational and Systems Biology track, leads a MatLab programming bootcamp he created for incoming graduate students, has innovated a suite of bioinformatics nanocourses for students and postdocs, and teaches a medical school elective, Mathematical Methods in Medicine.