Salk Cancer Center

Leadership

Salk Institute for Biological Studies - Salk Cancer Center - Leadership

Cancer Center Leadership


Senior Leadership

Director


Reuben Shaw

Professor
Molecular and Cell Biology Laboratory
William R. Brody Chair

Deputy Director


Geoffrey Wahl

Professor
Gene Expression Laboratory
Daniel and Martina Lewis Chair

Associate Deputy Director


Jan Karlseder

Professor
Molecular and Cell Biology Laboratory
Donald and Darlene Shiley Chair

Programs

Genetic, Epigenetic, and Immune Circuits in Cancer Program

Program Leaders


Ronald Evans

Professor and Director
Gene Expression Laboratory
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator
March of Dimes Chair in Molecular and Developmental Biology


Susan Kaech

Professor and Director
NOMIS Center for Immunobiology and Microbial Pathogenesis
NOMIS Chair

Animal Models and Therapeutics

Program Leaders


Tony Hunter

American Cancer Society Professor
Molecular and Cell Biology Laboratory
Renato Dulbecco Chair


Clodagh O’Shea

Professor
Molecular and Cell Biology Laboratory
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Faculty Scholar
Wicklow Chair

Administration

Executive Director – Leona Flores
Director, Administration – Mark Schmitt
Director, Scientific Cores – Dan Gibbs
Administrative Assistant to the Director – Nicole Mugford
Senior Director, External Relations – Sandy Liarakos


Internal Advisory

Senior Director, Grants Development – Kurt Marek
Executive Director Research Operations – Travis Berggren


External Advisory Board

Lisa Coussens
Professor and Chair, Department of Cell, Developmental and Cancer Biology
Knight Cancer Institute,
Oregon Health and Sciences University

Scott Lowe, Chair
Professor and Chair, Cancer Biology & Genetics Program
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Joan Massague
Director, Sloan Kettering Institute
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Frank McCormick
Professor, Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center and Dept. of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology
UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

Kornelia Polyak
Professor, Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Professor, Medicine, Medical Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

David Tuveson
Professor, Roy J. Zuckerberg Professor of Cancer Research
Director, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Cancer Center