Can Cenik

  • Assistant Professor
  • Molecular Biosciences
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Biography

Cenik received his B.A. in Applied Mathematics from Harvard College, followed by his Ph.D. in Genetics at Harvard Medical School under the tutelage of Dr. Frederick P. Roth. Prior to joining UT Austin, he completed a postdoctoral fellowship under Dr. Michael P. Snyder in genetics at Stanford University, School of Medicine. Cenik has received both an NIH early investigator award and a CPRIT recruitment award

Research

Cenik’s research involves broad analyses of RNA, RNA translation, and protein levels to understand molecular mechanisms governing translation of specific RNAs. Cenik’s work requires cutting-edge genomic and proteomic studies coupled with rigorous bioinformatic analysis.

Fields of Interest

  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • System and Synthetic Biology
  • Cell and Developmental Biology

Education

  • Postdoctoral Training, Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Ph.D. in Genetics, Harvard Medical School
  • B.A. in Applied Mathematics, Harvard College

Publications