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, Research


Susan Kaech

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

Deputy Director, Translation


Ronald Evans

Professor and Director
Gene Expression Laboratory
March of Dimes Chair in Molecular and Developmental Biology

Deputy Director, Education, Training & Diversity


Geoffrey Wahl

Professor
Gene Expression Laboratory
Daniel and Martina Lewis Chair

Deputy Director, Shared Resources


Gerald Shadel

Professor
Molecular and Cell Biology Laboratory
Audrey Geisel Chair in Biomedical Science

Senior Advisor to the Director


Tony Hunter

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

Deputy Director, Research Administration

Leona Flores

Leona Flores, PhD


Programs

Genome Stability, Epigenetics & Aging in Cancer Program

Program Leaders


Diana Hargreaves

Associate Professor
Molecular and Cell Biology Laboratory
Richard Heyman and Anne Daigle Endowed Developmental Chair


Jan Karlseder

Professor
Molecular and Cell Biology Laboratory
Donald and Darlene Shiley Chair

Tumor Immunology, Metabolism & Therapeutics Program

Program Leaders


Clodagh O’Shea

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


Christian Metallo

Professor
Molecular and Cell Biology Laboratory


Executive Committee

Executive Director, Grants Development – Kurt Marek, PhD
Executive Director, Research Operations – Julie Auger
Senior Director, Technology Development – Ha Nguyen, PhD
Chief Scientific Officer (ex officio) – Gerald Joyce, MD, PhD
Assistant Director, Administration – Faye McDonald
Administrative Assistant to the Director – Sara Campbell


External Advisory Board

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

Steven Artandi, MD, PhD
Director, Stanford Cancer Institute
Jerome and Daisy Low Gilbert Professor of Medicine and Biochemistry

Kornelia “Nelly” Polyak, MD, PhD
Professor, Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Program Leader, Cancer Cell Biology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Robert Schreiber, PhD
AM Bursky & JM Bursky Distinguished Professor, Pathology & Immunology
Director, Center for Human Immunology and Immunotherapy Programs
Program Leader, Tumor Immunology, Siteman Cancer Center
Washington University School of Medicine

Laura J. van’t Veer, PhD
Leader, Breast Oncology Program, and Director, Applied Genomics
Angela and Shu Kai Chan Endowed Chair in Cancer Research
UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

Matt Vander Heiden, MD, PhD
Director, Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT
Associate Professor of Biology
Member, MIT Center for Precision Cancer Medicine
Member, Ludwig Center for Molecular Oncology

Chad A. Ellis, PhD
Deputy Director, Research Administration
Hillman Cancer Center
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center