Suzanne Jacobs, Scientific director with broad experience in written, oral, and visual scientific communications.

Scientific director with broad experience in written, oral, and visual scientific communications.

Suzanne is currently the Associate Scientific Director for the Diabetes Research Group, a member of the Broad Institute’s Medical and Population Genetics and Metabolism Programs and MGH’s Center for Genomic Medicine. She completed her postdoctoral research at the Stanford University School of Medicine, where she studied the cell death pathway induced by the tumor suppressor protein p53. In her current his role, she helps lead multidisciplinary research efforts focused on using human genetics as a starting point for determining the molecular, cellular, and physiological mechanisms that lead to development of type 2 diabetes and impact therapeutic response. A large part of Suzanne’s work includes communicating her scientific achievements through progress reports, grant applications, manuscripts, posters, and oral presentations – however, she is also actively engaged in helping her teammates do the same. Outside of the Broad, Suzanne loves what time she gets to spend with her family. When opportunities arise, she enjoys baking, reading, jigsaw puzzles, and traveling. She’s also a passionate supporter of the Oxford comma.

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