Leadership

Board of Trustees

Salk Institute for Biological Studies - Leadership - Board of Trustees

Board of Trustees


The Board of Trustees is composed of proven leaders from the world’s business and non-profit communities who bring a range of skills and perspectives to the Institute. They are committed to science, innovation, high-quality research and supporting the Institute’s mission. Trustees are charged with monitoring Institute operations to ensure the organization fulfills its scientific and training efforts, while operating in a financially responsible manner.

Daniel C. Lewis (Chair)

Former President

Booz Allen Hamilton
California

Richard A. Heyman, PhD (Vice Chair)

Salk Alumnus
Executive Chairman

Metacrine
California

Marna C. Whittington, PhD (Vice Chair)

(Retired) Chief Executive Officer

Allianz Global Investors Capital
Delaware

Donald Cohn

Cohn Enterprises
California

David Dolby

Director

Dolby Family Ventures, LP
California

Frederick J. Dotzler

Managing Director

De Novo Ventures
California

Jay Flatley

Executive Chairman

Illumina
California

Rusty Gage, PhD

President

Laboratory of Genetics
Vi and John Adler Chair for Research on Age-Related Neurodegenerative Disease
Salk Institute
California

Alan D. Gold

Chairman Emeritus

BioMed Realty
California

Edwin K. Hunter

Trustee

Joe W. and Dorothy Dorsett Brown Foundation
Louisiana/Utah

Irwin Mark Jacobs, ScD (Chair Emeritus)

Founding Chairman and CEO Emeritus

QUALCOMM Incorporated
California

Larry E. Jennings, Jr.

Co-Founder and Senior Managing Director,

ValStone Partners
Maryland

Sanjay K. Jha, PhD

Partner

Eclipse Ventures
California

Jan Karlseder, PhD

Professor

Molecular and Cell Biology Laboratory
Donald and Darlene Shiley Chair
Salk Institute
California

Elizabeth Keadle

Salk alumna
Environmentalist and philanthropist

California

Mark Knickrehm

Group Chief Executive

Accenture Strategy
California

Benjamin H. Lewis, MD

Columbia University Medical Center
New York Presbyterian Hospital
New York

Corinne Mentzelopoulos

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Ch√Ęteau Margaux
France

Howard H. Newman, PhD

Chairman and CEO

Pine Brook Road Partners, LLC
New York

Joseph Noel, PhD

Professor and Director

Jack H. Skirball Center for Chemical Biology and Proteomics
Arthur and Julie Woodrow Chair
Salk Institute
California

Frederik Paulsen, PhD

Chairman

Ferring International Center S. A.
Switzerland

Ernest S. Rady

Chairman

ICW Group
California

Markus Reinhard

Managing Director

NOMIS Foundation
Switzerland

Terry Rosen, PhD

Co-founder and CEO

Arcus Biosciences
California

Eric Sagerman

Strategic Advisor

California

Mary Jane Salk

Author and philanthropist

New York

Benjamin S. Schapiro

Chairman and CEO

QuestMark Partners
Maryland

Timothy M. Schoen

President and CEO

BioMed Realty
California

Gerald Shadel, PhD

Professor

Molecular and Cell Biology Laboratory
Audrey Geisel Chair in Biomedical Science
Salk Institute
California

Haeyoung Kong Tang, PhD

Philanthropist

California

Daniel Tierney

President

Wicklow Capital Inc.
Illinois

Irving Weissman, MD

Professor

Virginia and D.K. Ludwig Professor for Clinical Investigation in Cancer Research
Professor of Developmental Biology
Stanford University
California

Joon Yun, MD

Co-Managing Partner and President

Palo Alto Investors, LLC
California