W Lee Kraus
Cecil H. and Ida Green Center for Reproductive Biology Sciences, the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA W Lee Kraus, PhD is Professor and Director of the Cecil H. and Ida Green Center for Reproductive Biology Sciences, Vice Chair for Basic Sciences in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Assistant Director for Basic Science in the Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Pharmacology at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. Dr Kraus received a BS in Animal Physiology from Cornell University in 1989 and a PhD in Physiology and Molecular Biology from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign in 1994. He completed his postdoctoral research on the mechanisms of transcriptional regulation at the University of California, San Diego in 1999. From 1999–2010, Dr Kraus was a professor in the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, with a joint appointment in the Department of Pharmacology at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University in New York City. In July 2010, Dr Kraus moved to UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas where he holds the Cecil H. and Ida Green Distinguished Chair in Reproductive Biology Sciences. He has received numerous awards, including a Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Award in the Biomedical Sciences, the Cornell University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Young Faculty Teaching Excellence Award, and the Richard E Weitzman Memorial Award and the Ernst Oppenheimer Award from the Endocrine Society.