Board of Scientific Advisors

The Fund’’s commitment to excellence is embodied in the Board of Scientific Advisers. The BSA has been largely responsible for shaping the original charitable gift into an effective force for the advancement of medical research by supporting the broadest view of basic biomedical science as it relates to cancer research. The Fund has been fortunate to attract extraordinarily distinguished scientists to the BSA. They have brought their expertise, a concern for excellence and a spirit of service that has contributed immeasurably to the Fund’’s reputation and accomplishments. This is clearly demonstrated by the 22 Nobel prizes that have been awarded to BSA members, Grantees and Fellows.

Dr.Sue Biggins, Director
Senior Vice President and Professor
Division of Basic Sciences
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center/HHMI
Seattle, WA
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Dr. William Bement
Department of Zoology, Laboratory of Cell and Molecular Biology
University of Wisconsin, Madison
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Dr. Catherine Dulac
Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology
HHMI/Harvard University
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Dr. Nels Elde
Department of Human Genetics
University of Utah School of Medicine
Salt Lake City, UT
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Dr. Ralph Isberg
Department of Molecular Biology & Microbiology
Tufts University, School of Medicine
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Dr. Akiko Iwasaki
Department of Immunobiology
Yale University/HHMI
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Dr. Susan Marqusee
Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology
University of California, Berkeley
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Dr. Duojia Pan
Professor and Chair
Department of Physiology
UT Southwestern Medical Center/HHMI
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Dr. Rob Phillips
Department of Biophysics and Biology
California Institute of Technology
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Dr. Martine F. Roussel
Professor and Co-Leader, Tumor Cell Biology, Department
st. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
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Dr. Kevan Shokat
Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology
University of California, San Francisco
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Dr. Agata Smogorzewska
Associate Professor, Laboratory of Genome Maintenance
The Rockefeller University, New York
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Dr. Li-Huei Tsai
The Picower Institute for Learning and Memory
Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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