Curriculum Vitae - Helen Berman

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              Address:               Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

                                           Center of Integrated Proteomics Research

                                           174 Frelinghuysen Rd

                                           Piscataway, NJ 08854-8076

             Telephone:            (848) 445-4667             

              Fax:                      (732) 445-4320

              E-Mail:                  [email protected]

              Date of Birth:         May 19, 1943

              Place of Birth:        Chicago, Illinois



              A.B.        1964      Barnard College, Degree with Honors in Chemistry

              Ph.D.       1967     University of Pittsburgh, Advisor:  G.A. Jeffrey



              1967 - 1969           University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh PA

                                           National Institutes of Health Postdoctoral Trainee

              1969 - 1989           Institute for Cancer Research, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA

                                           Research Associate, Assistant Member, Associate Member, Member, Senior Member; Director of the Research Computer Facilities

              1972 - 1994           Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY

                                           Department of Chemistry, Research Collaborator

              1985 - 1993           University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

                                           Department of Chemistry, Adjunct Professor of Chemistry

              1992 - 1997           University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

                                           Department of Crystallography, Adjunct Professor of Crystallography

              1989 - 1999           Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

                                           Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Professor II

                                           Member, Waksman Institute

              2000 -                  Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

                                           Board of Governors Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology

             2004                     University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA

                                           Center for Research in Biological Structure, Visiting Scholar

              2011 - 2012           Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

                                           Director, Center for Integrative Proteomics Research


              2011 -                   Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

                                           Director, BioMaPS Institute for Quantitative Biology


DeLano Award for Computational Biosciences from the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 2013; Carl Brändén Award from the Protein Society, 2012; American Crystallographic Association (ACA) Fellow, 2011; Department of Chemistry Alumni Award from the University of Pittsburgh, 2010; Distinguished Lecturer, Sigma Xi 2007 - 2009; M. J. Buerger Award, ACA 2006; Distinguished Service Award, Biophysical Society 2000; Board of Governors Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology 2000; Editorial Board, Biochemistry 1999 - 2004; Editorial Board, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Education2000 - ; Editorial Board, Journal of Biological Chemistry1994 - 1999; Fellow of the Biophysical Society 2001; Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science 1996; Haddow Fellow, Institute of Cancer Research, Surrey England 1993; New Jersey Woman of Achievement 1993; Outstanding Woman Scientist Award, Assoc. for Women in Science (AWIS), NY Chapter 1999

Professional Service

Member, NAS Committee on the Status of Crystallography                                                 1975

Member, Molecular and Cellular Biophysics Study Section                                                1980 - 1984

Member, USA National Committee for Crystallography                                                       1981 - 1993

Chairman, Small Molecule Special Interest Group, American Crystallographic Association     1985

Ad hoc Member, General Medicine Council of NIH                                                            1986, 1990

Consultant, Franklin Institute of Science                                                                             1986 - 1989

Consultant, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution                        1987 - 1988

Member, Council of the American Crystallographic Association                                         1987 - 1989

Program Chairman, American Crystallographic Association Annual Meeting                     1987

President, American Crystallographic Association                                                               1988

Member, Council for Scientific Society Presidents                                                             1988

Member, External Advisory Committee, Research Centers in Minority Institutions,

   Hunter College                                                                                                                 1989 - 2006

Member, Board of Scientific Counselors, National Center for Biotechnology Information, NLM  1990 - 1994

Member, Council of the Biophysical Society                                                                      1991 - 1994

Member, Advisory Committee for the Biological Sciences, National Science Foundation  1992 - 1996

Director, Nucleic Acid Database                                                                                         1992 -

Chair, Molecular Biophysics Subgroup, Biophysical Society                                              1993

Member, NRC Committee, National Needs for Biomedical & Behavioral Research Personnel  1993 - 1994

Chair, Publications Committee, Biophysical Society                                                          1994 - 1996

Member, Nomenclature Committee, International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology      1995 -

Chair, Database Committee, International Union of Crystallography                                   1996 - 1998

Member, BioMagResBank Advisory Board                                                                           1996 -

Director, RCSB Protein Data Bank                                                                                       1998 -

Member, Resource Advisory Committee, National Biomedical Computation Resource, UCSD  1999 - 2006

Member, External Advisory Board, Computational Structural Biology, Florida State University 2000

Member, Inter-Union Bioinformatics Group                                                                         2000 - 2002

Member, Blue Gene Applications Advisory Board (IBM)                                                      2001

Member, External Advisory Committee Review, Berkeley Structural Genomics Center        2001 - 2005

Member, Scientific Advisory Board, MDL Information Systems Inc.                                    2002 - 2003

Leader, Molecular Science Thrust Area, Executive Committee, National Partnership for

   Advanced Computational Infrastructure (NPACI)                                                             2002 - 2004

Member, US National Committee on Data for Science and Technology (CODATA)           2002 - 2007

Member, Data, Standards &Computing Committee, American Crystallographic Association    2002 - 2004

Member, Council of Scientists, International Human Frontier Science Program Organization  2002 - 2006

Member, Board of Directors, I3C                                                                                          2003 - 2004

Member, Committee on Intellectual Property in Genomic and Protein Research and Innovation,     2004 - 2006

  The National Academies Board on Science, Technology and Economic Policy - Science,

  Technology and Law Program

Member, Advisory Board for the Partnership for Excellence in Structural Biology,

  University of Connecticut                                                                                                   2005 -

Member, Editorial Board,Journal of Structural and Functional Genomics                           2006 -

Member, UniProt Scientific Advisory Board                                                                         2006 -

Director, PSI Structural Biology Knowledgebase                                                                 2007 -


Professional Societies

      American Association for the Advancement of Science

      American Crystallographic Association

      American Chemical Society

      American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

      Association for Women in Science

      Biophysical Society

      Protein Society

      The RNA Society

      Sigma Xi




Graduate Student Faculty Advisor: Masters (2); Ph.D. (7); Ph.D./Postdoctoral Trainee (3); Postdoctoral Trainee (9).