Martin Dym




Biochemistry and Molecular and Cellular Biology
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Dr. Dym received his Ph.D. degree in cell biology from McGill University. He completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Harvard Medical School and then joined the faculty at Harvard where he remained for 12 years, initially as an assistant professor and then as an associate professor. In 1981, he joined Georgetown University School of Medicine as professor and chair of the Department of Cell Biology. He served as chair for 25 years. In 2006, the Department of Cell Biology and the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology merged and our new name is now the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular & Cellular Biology. Dr. Dym is a professor in the new department. He has worked on several aspects of cell and reproductive biology and more recently his focus is on adult germline stem cells.


  • Research Fellow (1971) Harvard Medical School, Department of Anatomy
  • PhD (1969) McGill University, Canda,