Matthew Summers received a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Biochemistry in 1997 from the University of Delaware. He then pursued his thesis work at the Wistar Institute and received a Ph.D. in Cell and Molecular Biology from the University of Pennsylvania in 2003. From 2004-2009 he performed postdoctroral research at Stanford University and Genentech. In 2009, he joined the faculty at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute as Assistant Staff. In 2015 he joined the The Ohio State University and James Comprehensive Cancer Center as an Associate Professor. Research in the Summers lab focuses on the interplay between cellular checkpoints and the ubiquitin proteasome system to regulate genome stability.