Staff Profiles

Shelby Suckow, Ph.D.

Senior Alliance Manager

Shelby Suckow joined the Allen Institute in 2016 and currently serves as a Project and Alliance Manager in the Cell Types program working with the EM project teams. Before joining the Allen Institute, Shelby held a project manager role in medical device technology and biotech fields. In this role, she led multidisciplinary teams to help move forward FDA regulated medical technology for both clinical trials and commercialization. Shelby received her PhD in Neuroscience from the University of Florida studying the link of the enteric and central nervous systems in processing visceral nociceptive information following inflammation. Afterwards she completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Oregon Health and Science University studying the role of dopaminergic neurons and morphine tolerance in pain pathways.