Dr. Bronner is the Albert Billings Ruddock Professor of Biology and Biological Engineering at the California Institute of Technology. She is also the Director of the Beckman Institute at CalTech. Born in Hungary, Dr. Bronner assumed her first faculty position at the University of California, Irvine, where she advanced from assistant to full professor. In 1996, she joined the faculty at CalTech, and became the first woman to be chair of the faculty in 2001 to 2003. Dr. Bronner was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2009, and to the National Academy of Sciences in 2015. She received the Conklin Medal from The Society for Developmental Biology in 2013, the Women in Cell Biology Senior Award from the American Society for Cell Biology in 2012, and a Javits award from the NINDS in 2002, as well as several teaching and mentoring awards from her institution.
B.S., Biophysics, Brown University
Ph.D., Biophysics, Johns Hopkins University