Philip Ruzycki, PhD

Instructor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Research

Comprehensive analysis of genomic, proteomic, and transcriptomic datasets to understand visual system development and disease.

Education

  • Washington University, Ph.D., Molecular Genetics and Genomics,St. Louis, MO, 2011- 2017
  • Davidson College, B.S., Biology, Davidson, NC, 2004 – 2008

Training

  • Research Instructor- Washington University in St. Louis, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
    Computational Biology Core, July 2018 – Present
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate- Washington University in St. Louis
    Mentor: Shiming Chen, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, January 2018 – June 2018
  • Ph.D. Candidate- Washington University in St. Louis
    Mentor: Shiming Chen, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, August 2012 – December 2017
  • IRTA Post-Baccalaureate Fellow- National Institute of Health
    Mentor: Anand Swaroop, National Eye Institute, NNRL, August 2010 – July 2011
  • Professional Research Assistant- University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
    Mentor: J. Mark Petrash, Department of Ophthalmology, August 2008 – July 2010
  • Summer Undergraduate Research Assistant- Washington University in St. Louis
    Mentor: J. Mark Petrash, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, June 2006 – August 2006

Honors

  • ISER Travel Fellowship, ISER Biennial Meeting, Tokyo, Japan, 2016
  • ARVO Retina Research Foundation Lawrence Travel Scholarship, ARVO Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, 2015
  • Selected to attend Fundamental Issues in Vision Research (FIVR) course, Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA, 2014
  • Greek Catholic Union George and Elizabeth Watchko Memorial Scholarship, 2006
  • Davidson College James Y. Causey Scholarship, 2004 – 2008