Baldridge Lab

Biological Chemistry

University of Michigan Medical School

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Ryan Baldridge

Ryan Baldridge, PhD

Principal Investigator

Location: 3220E MSRB3
Office Phone: (734) 763-4008
Lab Phone: (734) 936-3440
Email: ryanbald@umich.edu

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I grew up in Northern Kentucky and attended Northern Kentucky University as an undergraduate student. During this time, I worked at the Wood Hudson Cancer Research Laboratory with Dr. Bonnie Richmond and later in the lab of Dr. Patrick Schultheis at Northern Kentucky University. I graduated with two BS degrees in 2007 (in Biological Sciences and Chemistry). My PhD training was with Todd Graham at Vanderbilt University where I worked on mechanics of phospholipid "flippases", graduating in 2013. I completed my postdoctoral training with Tom Rapoport at Harvard Medical School in 2017, working on mechanics of the the endoplasmic reticulum associated degradation system (ERAD). I started my lab at the University of Michigan Medical School in September 2017.

Awards and Honors

  • Damon Runyon Dale F. Frey Award for Breakthrough Scientists, Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation (2018-2019)
  • Biological Sciences Scholar, University of Michigan Medical School (2017)
  • Damon Runyon Postdoctoral Fellowship Award, Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation (2014-2017)
  • Graduate Research Excellence Award, Vanderbilt University (2012)
  • Ann Bernard Martin Award for Excellence in Graduate Research, Vanderbilt University (2009)
  • Graduate School Travel Grant, Vanderbilt University (2009)
  • The John W. Thieret Undergraduate Research Award, Northern Kentucky University (2007)
  • Student Undergraduate Research and Creativity Award, Northern Kentucky University (2006)