Professor Scott E. Fraser has a long-standing interest in the imaging and molecular
analysis of intact biological systems, and has been active in developing new technologies
for novel assays. He has been the Anna L. Rosen Professor of Biology and Director
of the Biological Imaging Center at the Beckman Institute at the California Institute
of Technology since 1991, the Founding Director of the Caltech Brain Imaging Center
from 2002 to 2008, a founding member of the Kavli Institute of Nanoscience, and now
serves as the Director of the Rosen Center for Biological Engineering.
Before coming to Caltech, he served on the faculty and as the Chair of the Department
of Physiology and Biophysics at the University of California, Irvine. Professor
Fraser earned his B.S. with honors in Physics from Harvey Mudd College and his Ph.D.
in Biophysics with Distinction from Johns Hopkins University.
His current research centers on the high-content imaging of embryonic imaging in
the zebrafish and the analysis of craniofacial development in avians and mice.