Michael "Mike" Reddy, Ph.D., is a program director in the Division of Genetics and Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology. He administers research grants on DNA replication and protein synthesis. Before coming to NIGMS, Reddy was a discipline scientist in the Planetary Sciences Division at NASA Headquarters. He earned a B.A. and M.A. in biology from the State University of New York at Buffalo and a Ph.D. in molecular microbiology from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Reddy conducted postdoctoral research at the University of Oregon. He started a an Assistant Professor at UWM and transitioned to the NIH.