Dale A. Dickinson, PhD

Associate Professor
dadickin@uab.edu
Office: 
EB 240
Biography: 

Dr. Dickinson earned his B.Sc. in Biology from McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario in 1992. In 1998 he earned his Ph.D. in Molecular Biology & Genetics from the University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario. Under the co-supervision of Drs. John Phillips and Arthur Hilliker he produced his dissertation entitled "Genetic analysis of the role of Cu/Zn SOD in aging and locomotor activity in Drosophila melanogaster". Postdoctoral training started in 1998 at the University of Southern California's School of Pharmacy in Molecular Pharmacology and Toxicology under Dr. Henry Forman. These studies continued at the University of Alabama at Birmingham's School of Public Health's Department of Environmental Health Sciences in 1999 through 2003.

Dr. Dickinson started to rise through the ranks at this time, first as a Research Instructor working in pathology, then as an Assistant Professor in 2005, returning to the Department of Environmental Health Sciences. Dale is an active member of the Center for Free Radical Biology, where he is an Associate Scientist and Chair of the Education Committee. He also has secondary appointments in the Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Nephrology Research and Training Center, and is Director of Admissions and Recruitment for the UAB Integrative Biomedical Sciences Program.