Dr. Justin Hall, Pfizer
“The First Principles of Macromolecular Assembly in Protein Systems”
Biography: Justin Hall is from a small town in southern Oregon. He has worked in academic (OSU), national laboratory (PNNL) and industrial organizations (Pfizer). He received his Ph.D. from a lab focused on techniques in macromolecular-NMR spectroscopy, but also has a broad background in other biophysical techniques, kinetics and structural biology. In recognition of his graduate work, he received a fellowship from the American Heart Association and the university’s top honor presented to a single graduate student in the Mathematics, Engineering and Science departments. Justin is currently a research scientist at Pfizer where he is the structural and biophysical research lead for a joint project with the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. His non-scientific services include sitting on the Pfizer non-profit coordination panel, helping to develop the Pfizer postdoctoral program, holding an external scientific collaboration with the New York Academy of Sciences, and advising for Congressional changes in postdoctoral fellowship policies at the National Academy of Science.