Terri Goss Kinzy

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Terri Goss Kinzy
Vice President for Research
(269) 387-8294
209W Walwood Hall, Mail Stop 5456
Mailing address: 
Office of the Vice President for Research
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5456 USA
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship in Molecular Genetics, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Case Western Reserve University
  • B. S. in Chemistry, The University of Akron

Dr. Terri Goss Kinsey joined Western Michigan University in 2018 as Vice President of Research. She is a professor of biochemistry and molecular biology and pediatrics. Previously she was at Rutgers' Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. In addition to her faculty role, she served as vice president for research at Rutgers University and led Rutgers' campus wide research efforts. Internationally known for her work in the area of gene expression, she has served as director of the RWJMS/Rutgers/Princeton University M.D./Ph.D. program, executive director of the medical school's DNA Core Facility and senior associate dean of its Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and Research. Kinzy earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Akron and a doctoral degree from Case Western University before doing post-doctoral work at Carnegie Mellon University.