University of California, San Diego
Tim Baker received his Ph.D. from UCLA and was a Jane Coffin Childs postdoctoral fellow at Cambridge University, a NIH Postdoctoral Fellow and the Charles A. King Trust Postdoctoral Fellow at Brandeis University. From 1983-2004, he was on the Faculty of Purdue University where he earned the Herbert Newby McCoy Award for Scientific Achievement and a NIH NIGMS MERIT award. He received a joint faculty appointment in Biological Sciences and Chemistry & Biochemistry at UCSD in 2004.