Dickinson, Daniel

Daniel J Dickinson

Assistant Professor
Molecular Biosciences


Phone: 512-232-2916

Office Location
PAT 206

Postal Address
The University of Texas at Austin
Molecular Biosciences, College of Natural Sciences
2506 Speedway
Austin, TX 78712

Daniel Dickinson’s research focuses on the molecular mechanisms of cell polarization, which is a basic property of animal cells that is often disrupted in human diseases (especially cancer). He uses a unique, interdisciplinary approach that combines single-molecule microscopy, targeted genome editing, biochemistry and fluorescence imaging of living cells. Dickinson received his B.S. in biochemistry from Iowa State University in 2005, then spent a year as a Fulbright scholar in Switzerland before earning a Ph.D. at Stanford in 2011. Prior to joining UT, he has been a postdoctoral fellow at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.