Can Cenik, Ph.D.
Can Cenik, Ph.D.
The University of Texas at Austin
Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Biosciences

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Biography

Grant Information

Grant ID: RR180042
Grant Mechanism: 
Recruitment of First-Time, Tenure-Track Faculty Members
Recruited From: 
Stanford University School of Medicine
Date Awarded: 
August 24, 2018
Grant Amount: 
$2,000,000

Can Cenik received his undergraduate degree magna cum laude in applied mathematics with highest honors from Harvard College. For his undergraduate thesis, Can worked with Dr. John Wakeley on population genetics and was awarded the Thomas Temple Hoopes `19 Prize.

For his graduate studies, he focused on human genomics in Dr. Frederick Roth’s laboratory at Harvard Medical School. After receiving his PhD, Can Cenik joined Dr. Michael Snyder’s laboratory at Stanford Medical School as a postdoctoral fellow. His research has been supported by the NIH Pathway to Independence Award (K99/R00) and Lucille Packard Foundation for Children’s Health Institute.

Dr. Cenik joined UT Austin as an assistant professor in August 2018 and his current research is focused on developing methods to understand translation control in humans.