Michael A. Matrone, Ph.D.

Michael Matrone

Michael Matrone is OHSU's Postdoctoral Affairs Officer and director of the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs. Dr. Matrone brings with him a great deal of experience as a former postdoc himself and as someone who established a postdoctoral affairs office at another institution. After earning his bachelor's degree in biology from Philadelphia University in Philadelphia, PA, Dr. Matrone worked as a research assistant at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, studying the population genetics of mosquitos that transmit West Nile virus. He went on to pursue a master's in molecular biology from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA, and a Ph.D. in molecular medicine from the University of Maryland, Baltimore. Matrone performed his postdoctoral studies at The Scripps Research Institute in San Diego, CA., where he was a research fellow with the Robert E. Hewitt Foundation for Medical Research. Following his postdoctoral studies, Dr. Matrone became Career and Postdoctoral Services Program Coordinator at The Scripps Research Institute, first in San DIego, CA, then in Jupiter, FL, where he established the full-time Career and Postdoctoral Services Office.

Dr. Matrone is available for individual advising appointments to discuss self-assessment, career exploration, individual development plans, networking, scientific communication, social media optimization, application documents, interviewing practice, salary negotiation, among others.