Press Office

Salk Institute for Biological Studies - Press Office

Salk Press Office

The Salk Institute Office of Communications works with local, regional, national and international media to provide journalists with accurate information about Salk’s latest discoveries. We are available to set up interviews with our scientists and assist in developing story ideas on their research. For media inquiries, please email

Steven Johnson

Chief Communications Officer
(858) 453-4100 x2250

Kristina Grifantini

Director, Science Communications and Media Relations
(858) 453-4100 x1403

Allie Akmal

Manager, Media Relations
(858) 453-4100 x1547