Alan Saghatelian


Clayton Foundation Laboratories for Peptide Biology

Dr. Frederik Paulsen Chair

Salk Institute for Biological Studies - Videos


Lipid Discovery May Lead To Diabetes Treatment

Scientists at the Salk Institute and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in Boston have discovered a new class of molecules–produced in human and mouse fat–that protects against diabetes. Read more »

Salk Profile: Professor Alan Saghatelian


BS, Chemistry, University of California, Los Angeles
PhD, Chemistry, The Scripps Research Institute

Awards & Honors

  • 2011 Sloan Foundation Fellow
  • 2008 Searle Scholars Program Award
  • 2007 New Innovator Award, National Institutes of Health
  • 2005 Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Award in Biomedical Sciences