Graham McVicker, PhD

Associate Professor
Laboratory of Genetics
Integrative Biology Laboratory

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Salk Institute promotes five faculty members in genetics, structural biology, immunobiology, and neuroscience

LA JOLLA—Five Salk Institute faculty members have been promoted for their notable, innovative contributions to science. These faculty members have demonstrated leadership in their disciplines, pushing the boundaries of basic …

Three Salk scientists among 2022 Curebound Discovery Grant winners

LA JOLLA—The Salk Institute’s American Cancer Society Professor Tony Hunter, Professor Reuben Shaw, and Assistant Professor Graham McVicker are among 12 inaugural 2022 Discovery Grant winners. The awards, which total …

Salk Assistant Professor Graham McVicker receives Genomic Innovator Award

Graham McVickerClick here for a high-resolution image.Credit: Salk Institute

LA JOLLA—Salk Assistant Professor Graham McVicker has been awarded a National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) Genomic Innovator Award, which supports early-career …

Salk researchers win five competitive grants for cancer research

LA JOLLA—Salk Institute scientists Ronald Evans, Diana Hargreaves, Tony Hunter, Graham McVicker and Geoffrey Wahl are among the first wave of researchers to receive funding from Padres Pedal the Cause, …

Padres Pedal the Cause provides $2.4 million for cancer research

Padres Pedal the Cause presented a check for $2,401,523.00 to representatives from Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health, Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, the Salk Institute for …

Salk recruits human geneticist Graham McVicker

LA JOLLA–Expanding on its leadership in genetics, the Salk Institute is pleased to announce the appointment of Graham McVicker as an assistant professor in the Center for Integrative Biology and …


BSc Computer Science, University of British Columbia
PhD, Genome Sciences, University of Washington
Postdoctoral Scholar, University of Chicago
Postdoctoral Scholar, Stanford University

Awards & Honors

  • National Human Genome Research Institute Genomic Innovator Award, 2021
  • Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution Graduate Student Travel Award, 2009
  • Natural Science and Engineering Research Council Post Graduate Scholarship, 2005
  • University of British Columbia Outstanding Student Initiative Scholarship, 1997