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Education: B.Sc. (1st Class Honours, Biology), Dalhousie University (1974); M. Sc. (Biology, with Distinction), Dalhousie University (1976); Ph.D. (Genetics), University  of Edinburgh (1979); Postdoctoral (Genetics), Dalhousie University (1979-1980).

Honors and Awards: Dalhousie University Entrance Scholarship (1970-1974); Dalhousie University Medal in Biology (1974); National Research Council of Canada  Graduate Fellowship (1974-1975); Killam Graduate Scholarship (1974-1975); Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 Overseas Scholarship (1976-1979); McCauley Award (1979); Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Postdoctoral Fellowship (1979-1980); Killam Postdoctoral Fellowship (honorary, 1979-1980); Alumni Outstanding Research Award, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, NC State University (2000); Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (2003); Genetics Society of America Medal (2004); Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences (2005); Fellow, Royal Society (2006); Member, New York Academy of Sciences (2007); O. Max Gardner Award, University of North Carolina (2007); Fellow, National Academy of Sciences (2010).

Employment:  Lecturer, Department of Genetics, University of Edinburgh (1980-1987); Associate Professor, Department of Genetics, NC State University (1987-1993); Professor, Department of Genetics, NC State University (1993-1996); William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor of Genetics, NC State University (1996-present); Distinguished University Professor of Genetics, NC State University (2006-present); Adjunct Faculty, Department of Endodontics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (2007-present); Associate faculty, Department of Entomology, NC State University (2008-present).

Professional Service: Executive editor, American office, Genetical Research (1987-2007); Executive editor, American office, Genetics Research (2008-present); Associate editor, PloS Genetics (2005-present); Associate editor, Genetics (1991-2002); Associate editor, Evolution  (1990-1992); Panel member, National Institutes of Health Genetics Study Section (1995-1999); Board of Directors, Genetics Society of America (1999-2001); Council Member, American Genetic Association (1999-2001); Board of Scientific Counselors, National Center for Biotechnology Information, National Library of Medicine (2003-2008); Officer, Drosophila Board (2005-2010); President, Drosophila Board (2006-2007); Treasurer, Genetics Society of America (2006-present); Officer, American Genetic Association (2007-2010); President, American Genetic Association (2008-2009); Scientific Advisory Board, Max Planck Institute of Developmental genetics, Tubingen (2008-2010); National Advisory Council, Stanford School of Medicine (2009).

Dr. Trudy Mackay