Dr. Bronner’s areas of interest include many aspects of developmental biology, from classical experimental embryology to cutting-edge molecular applications. Her research focus has been on neural crest formation, migration and differentiation. At the 2013 meeting of International Society of Developmental Biology, Dr. Bronner was awarded the prestigious Conklin Medal for her work on the cells of the neural crest.

Dr. Bronner was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 2015. She served as President of Society for Developmental Biology in 2008-2009 and International Society for Differentiation in 2014.

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Principal Positions Held

  • California Institute of Technology, Division of Biology, Albert Billings Ruddock Professor of Biology; Executive Officer for Neurobiology, Pasadena, CA, 2000-present
  • College de France, Visiting Professor, Paris, France, 2010
  • University College London, Visiting Professor, London, England, 2008-present
  • California Institute of Technology, Division of Biology, Professor, 1996-present
  • University of California, Developmental and Cell Biology, Professor, Irvine, CA, 1990-1995
  • University of California, Developmental and Cell Biology, Associate Professor, Irvine, CA, 1987-1990
  • University of California, Developmental and Cell Biology, Assistant Professor, Irvine, CA, 1985-1987
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