Jaime S. Rubin

Jaime S. Rubin, Ph.D., received a B.S. in physics sigma pi sigma in 1977 from The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art. She then received the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from the Ontario Cancer Institute/University of Toronto (Canada) in 1980 and 1984, respectively. Her Ph.D. thesis, published in the journal Nature described the first molecular identification and characterization of a human DNA repair gene.

Since 1985, she has held a number of senior level positions at Columbia University's Medical Center, including Acting Associate Dean for Graduate Affairs, having served as the founding Director of the Office of Graduate Affairs, and Acting Associate Vice President/Acting Associate Dean for Research Administration, having served as one of the founders of the Office of Research Administration. She is currently the Vice Chair for Investigator Development in the Department of Medicine where she also holds a faculty position.