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Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Congratulations to Genetics Alumna Jacqueline Lane

Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Genetics alum Jackie Lane was recently honored as a recipient of an Outstanding Early Investigation Award from the Sleep Research Society.
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Jacqueline Lane, PhD, a 2011 alumna of the Genetics Program, has been named as one of three recipients of an Outstanding Early Investigator Award by the Sleep Research Society.

The award recognizes outstanding research in the form of a single significant research paper.

Lane JM, Jones SE, Dashti HS, Wood AR, Aragam KG, van Hees VT, Strand LB, Winsvold BS, Wang H, Bowden J, Song Y, Patel K, Anderson SG, Beaumont RN, Bechtold DA, Cade BE, Haas M, Kathiresan S, Little MA, Luik AI, Loudon AS, Purcell S, Richmond RC, Scheer FAJL, Schormair B, Tyrrell J, Winkelman JW, Winkelmann J; HUNT All In Sleep, Hveem K, Zhao C, Nielsen JB, Willer CJ, Redline S, Spiegelhalder K, Kyle SD, Ray DW, Zwart JA, Brumpton B, Frayling TM, Lawlor DA, Rutter MK, Weedon MN, Saxena R. 2019. Biological and clinical insights from genetics of insomnia symptoms. Nat Genet. 51: 387-393.

Jackie did her PhD under the direction of Jose Ordovas and subsequently completed postdoctoral training at Massachusetts General Hospital and joined the faculty at that institution. Her work, which focuses on circadian rhythm disorders has been supported by multiple grants and awards including the K01, T32, and F32 programs of the NIH, the Massachusetts General Hospital Claflin Distinguished Scholar award, and the Broad Next 10 award.

Learn more about Jackie's award.