Population Dynamics, Branching Processes, Mathematics of DNA
M.S. (1977) Silesian Technical University
Ph. D. (1980) Silesian Technical University
After receiving his doctoral degree in Poland, Professor Kimmel moved to New York, where he spent eight years at the Sloan-Kettering Institute. He collaborated with biologists and statisticians on a range of issues, including screening for cancer, action of anticancer drugs on cells in vitro and in vivo, and dynamics of the cell cycle.
In recent years, mainly after coming to Rice in 1990, Professor Kimmel has been researching gene ampl