Inder Verma, Ph.D., Irwin & Joan Jacobs Chair in Exemplary Life Science, American Cancer Society Professor Molecular Biology, Laboratory of Genetics, Salk Institute for Biological Studies
Dr. Verma currently serves as the Editor-in-Chief of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. He has been elected a member of several organizations including the American Philosophical Society in 2006, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2000, the Institute of Medicine in 1999 and the European Molecular Biology Organization in 1998. He has received numerous awards including a Vilcek Foundation Prize in 2008, ASGT Outstanding Achievement Award in 2009, the Spector Prize in 2010, the Pasarow Award in Cancer Research in 2010 and an Outstanding Investigator Award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in 1988. Verma received a Ph.D. from the Weizmann Institute of Science and completed his postdoctoral training at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.