Jesse Dixon

Assistant Professor

Gene Expression Laboratory

Jesse Dixon
Salk Institute for Biological Studies - News

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Salk appoints Jesse Dixon as assistant professor

LA JOLLA—The Salk Institute has appointed molecular biologist Jesse Dixon to the rank of assistant professor for his significant work in uncovering how the human genome, the DNA blueprint for …


Salk scientists develop technique to reveal epigenetic features of cells in the brain

LA JOLLA—The brain’s prefrontal cortex, which gives us our ability to solve problems and plan ahead, contains billions of cells. But understanding the large diversity of cell types in this …


Salk Fellow Jesse Dixon receives NIH Director’s Early Independence Award

LA JOLLA—Helmsley-Salk Fellow Jesse Dixon is among 16 scientists nationwide to receive the Director’s Early Independence Award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to pursue promising and innovative research. …


Education

AB, Princeton University
PhD, University of California San Diego
MD, University of California San Diego
Helmsley-Salk Fellow, Salk Institute for Biological Studies


Awards & Honors

  • NIH Early Independence Award (DP5), 2016-2021
  • University of California San Diego Chancellor’s Dissertation Medal for Biological Studies, 2014
  • University of California San Diego Department of Biomedical Science Outstanding Dissertation Award, 2013
  • California Institute for Regenerative Medicine Pre-Doctoral Fellowship, 2010-2012