Salk's Cancer Center


Salk Institute for Biological Studies - Salk's Cancer Center - Leadership



Deputy Directors

Genome Stability, Epigenetics & Aging in Cancer Program Leaders

Tumor Immunology, Metabolism & Therapeutics Program Leaders

Executive Committee

Executive Director, Grants Development – Kurt Marek
Executive Director, Research Operations – Julie Auger
Senior Director, Technology Development – Ha Nguyen
VP, External Relations – Bryan Robinson
Senior Director, Research Development – David O’Keefe
Director of the Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion – Luzilda Arciniega
Chief Scientific Officer (ex officio) – Greg Lemke
Assistant Director, Administration – Lara Avila
Administrative Assistant to the Director – TBD

External Advisory Board

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

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

Kornelia Polyak
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Co-leader, Dana-Farber Harvard Cancer Center Cancer Cell Biology Program

Robert Schreiber
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
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
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