Rebecca Hall

Rebecca Hall, PhD

Vice President, Strategy and Academic Affairs, Academic Institute
Houston Methodist


Dr. Rebecca Hall is Vice President, Strategy and Academic Affairs for the Houston Methodist Academic Institute. Dr. Hall is responsible for academic strategic planning and reporting, faculty and research development, communications and external relations. Hall received her BS in Biochemistry from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and her PhD in Immunology from Baylor College of Medicine. She was Assistant Professor of Cell and Molecular Biology at Baylor College of Medicine and is an Aspen Cancer Conference Fellow. Hall received the Theodore T. Puck Award for Cancer Research for her work on molecular cancer diagnostics. She is a member of the National Organization of Research Development Professionals, the Society for Healthcare Strategy & Development, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Areas Of Expertise

Research Development Communications Collaboration Strategic Planning
Education & Training

PhD, Baylor College of Medicine

A Portrait of Nanomedicine and Its Bioethical Implications
Hall, RM, Sun, T & Ferrari, M 2012, , Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics, vol. 40, no. 4, pp. 763-779.

A framework for image-based classification of mitotic cells in asynchronous populations
Slattery, SD, Newberg, JY, Szafran, AT, Hall, R, Brinkley, BR & Mancini, MA 2012, , Assay and Drug Development Technologies, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 161-178.

Aurora-C kinase supports mitotic progression in the absence of Aurora-B
Slattery, SD, Mancini, MA, Brinkley, BR & Hall, RM 2009, , Cell Cycle, vol. 8, no. 18, pp. 2986-2997.

Reprogramming of human somatic cells using human and animal oocytes
Chung, Y, Bishop, CE, Treff, NR, Walker, SJ, Sandler, VM, Becker, S, Klimanskaya, I, Wun, WS, Dunn, R, Hall, RM, Su, J, Lu, SJ, Maserati, M, Choi, YH, Scott, R, Atala, A, Dittman, R & Lanza, R 2009, , Cloning and Stem Cells, vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 213-223.

Aurora-C and Aurora-B share phosphorylation and regulation of CENP-A and Borealin during mitosis
Slattery, SD, Moore, RV, Brinkley, BR & Hall, R 2008, , Cell Cycle, vol. 7, no. 6, pp. 787-795.

Intracellular protein binding to asbestos induces aneuploidy in human lung fibroblasts
MacCorkle, R, Slattery, SD, Nash, DR & Brinkley, BR 2006, , Cell Motility and the Cytoskeleton, vol. 63, no. 10, pp. 646-657.

Mitogen-activated protein kinases in cell-cycle control
MacCorkle, R & Tan, TH 2005, , Cell biochemistry and biophysics, vol. 43, no. 3, pp. 451-461.

Inhibition of JNK2 disrupts anaphase and produces aneuploidy in mammalian cells
MacCorkle, R & Tan, TH 2004, , Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol. 279, no. 38, pp. 40112-40121.

Protein phosphatase 4 is involved in tumor necrosis factor-a-induced activation of c-Jun N-terminal kinase
Zhou, G, Mihindukulasuriya, KA, MacCorkle-Chosnek, R, Van Hooser, A, Hu, MCT, Brinkley, BR & Tan, TH 2002, , Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol. 277, no. 8, pp. 6391-6398.

A novel conditional Akt 'survival switch' reversibly protects cells from apoptosis
Li, B, Desai, SA, MacCorke-Hall, R, Fan, L & Spencer, DM 2002, , Gene Therapy, vol. 9, no. 4, pp. 233-244.

Cell cycle regulation of c-Jun N-terminal kinase activity at the centrosomes
MacCorkle-Chosnek, R, VanHooser, A, Goodrich, DW, Brinkley, BR & Tan, TH 2001, , Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, vol. 289, no. 1, pp. 173-180.

Synthetic activation of caspases: Artificial death switches
MacCorkle, RA, Freeman, KW & Spencer, DM 1998, , Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 95, no. 7, pp. 3655-3660.