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UW Professional & Continuing Education
Project Manager, Center for Infectious Disease Research

Bart Staker has more than 12 years of formal project management experience in both industry and academia. He has been a founding partner in three biotech startups and managed projects as part of a contract research organization. Staker is currently a project manager at the Center for Infectious Disease Research and has a passion for applying project management principles to preclinical programs and research and development programs. He has a Ph.D in biological chemistry from the University of Michigan and a B.S. in biology from the University of Washington.


Outreach Manager

  • Company Name Center for Infectious Disease Research (formerly Seattle Biomed)
  • Dates EmployedSep 2013 – Present
  • Employment Duration5 yrs 9 mos
  • LocationGreater Seattle Area


  • Company NameApton Biosystems
  • Dates EmployedJan 2013 – Dec 2013
  • Employment Duration12 mos
  • LocationPleasanton, CA

Director of Structural Biology

  • Company NameEmerald BioStructures and BioSystems
  • Dates Employed2008 – 2012
  • Employment Duration4 yrs
  • LocationBainbridge Island, WA


  • Company NamedeCODE biostructures
  • Total Duration9 yrs
  • Dates Employed2008 – Nov 2009
  • Employment Duration1 yr

Associate Director

  • Dates Employed2006 – 2008
  • Employment Duration2 yrs


  • Company Name Parke-Davis/Warner Lambert Pharmaceutical Research
  • Dates EmployedJan 1998 – Jan 2000
  • Employment Duration2 yrs 1 mo

Protein Crystallography

  • University of Michigan
  • Graduate Student/Research Assistant
  • Company NameUniversity of Michigan
  • Dates EmployedJan 1993 – Jan 2000
  • Employment Duration7 yrs 1 mo

Protein Crystallography

Research Technologist

  • Company NameUniversity of Washington
  • Dates EmployedJan 1990 – Jan 1993
  • Employment Duration3 yrs 1 mo


University of Michigan Degree NamePh.D. Field Of StudyBiological Chemistry Dates attended or expected graduation 1993 – 2000

Laboratory of Dr. Mark Saper

University of Washington Degree NameB.S Field Of StudyBiology Dates attended or expected graduation 1988 – 1991

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