Dr. Benjamin P. Tu is a Professor in the Department of Biochemistry at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He received his A.B. and A.M. degrees in Chemistry from Harvard College in 1998, where he worked in the laboratory of Dr. James C. Wang. He then received his Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Biophysics from the University of California, San Francisco in 2003 under the mentorship of Dr. Jonathan S. Weissman. He pursued postdoctoral training under the mentorship of Dr. Steven L. McKnight in the Department of Biochemistry at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. He started his own lab at UT Southwestern in 2007. His lab is interested in understanding how fundamental cellular processes are coordinated with metabolism and the metabolic state of the cell.
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