Irina Conboy

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Associate Professor, Bioengineering

B108B Stanley Hall
Mailcode 1762


  • 1998 Ph.D., Molecular and Cellular Immunology. Stanford University, Department of Biological Sciences

Major Awards

  • 2010    W.M. Keck Foundation Award
  • 2008    Glenn Award for Research in Biological Mechanisms of Aging
  • 2008    CIRM New Faculty Award
  • 2006-2007 Award from Stem cell research foundation
  • 2005-2009 Ellison Medical Foundation New Scholar in Aging
  • 2000- 2003 National Research Service Award from NIA
  • 1999-2000 Dean’s Fellowship Award
  • 1998-1999 NIH Research grant in Molecular and Cellular Immunobiology
  • 1993-1995 NIH Research grant in Developmental Medicine

Professional Experience

  • 2006-present Reviewer for CIRM Training Grant Program at UC Berkeley
  • 2006-2007 Faculty Mentor of CIRM training grant T1-00007
  • 2005-Present Faculty Mentor for UC Berkeley Chapter of Student Society for Stem Cell Research
  • 2004-present Assistant Professor of Bioengineering and QB3 Investigator, UC Berkeley
  • 1999-2004 Postdoc and Instructor, Neurology, Stanford University School of Medicine