Gary R. Skuse
Thomas H. Gosnell School of Life Sciences
Rochester Institute of Technology
85 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, NY 14623
Dr. Gary Skuse is the Associate Head of the School of Biological and Medical Sciences at the Rochester Institute of Technology. He received his B.A. in Biology from the University of Rochester and Ph.D. in Biology (Developmental Genetics) from Syracuse University. He followed that with postdoctoral training in Molecular Virology at Harvard Medical School and spent more than a decade on the faculty of the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. While at the University of Rochester Dr. Skuse studied the genetics of a common disease which predisposes affected individuals to tumors of the central and peripheral nervous system. He has co-authored several US and European patents, written and edited professional books, published numerous scientific articles and has served as the Chief Information Officer and founding partner of a scientific information and services provider. He also provides consulting services to a number of local, national and international clients in the areas of human genetics, biotechnology, forensic DNA analysis, information management and communications.
As the Associate Head of the Thomas H. Gosnell School of Life Sciences Dr. Skuse is responsible for student success, alumni outreach, faculty mentoring, program development and program assessment.