Endowed Chairs

Endowed chairholders in the Division of Biological Sciences at UC San Diego.

  • William McGinnis

    Richard C. Atkinson Endowed Chair in the Biological Sciences

    William McGinnis

    Distinguished Professor and Dean

    Previous Chair Holders

    Eduardo R. Macagno (Inaugural), Steve A. Kay

  • spitzer

    Atkinson Family Chair

    Nicholas Spitzer

    Distinguished Professor
  • malinow

    Shiley Endowed Chair in Alzheimer's Disease Research in Honor of Dr. Leon Thal

    Roberto Malinow

    Professor

    Inaugural Chair Holder
  •  James Kadonaga

    Amylin Endowed Chair in Lifesciences Education and Research

    James Kadonaga

    Distinguished Professor

    Previous Chair Holders

    Therese Markow (Inaugural)

  • hedrick

    Chancellor's Associates Endowed Chair VII

    Stephen M. Hedrick

    Distinguished Professor

    Inaugural Chair Holder
  • Susan Golden

    Chancellor's Associates Chair (III) in Molecular Biology

    Susan Golden

    Distinguished Professor
  • leutgeb

    Walter F. Heiligenberg Professorship in Neuroethology

    Jill Leutgeb

    Associate Professor

    Previous Chair Holders

    James Nieh (Inaugural), Daniel Feldman

  • Stephen W. Kuffler Chair in Biology

    Susan Ackerman

    Professor, CMM

    Previous Chair Holders

    Mu-Ming Poo (Inaugural), Anirvan Ghosh

  • schroeder

    Torrey Mesa Institute Chair in Plant Science (formerly known as Novartis)

    Julian I. Schroeder

    Distinguished Professor

    Inaugural Chair Holder
  • yanofsky

    Paul D. Saltman Chair in Science Education

    Martin Yanofsky

    Distinguished Professor

    Previous Chair Holders

    Immo Scheffler (Inaugural), Randolph Hampton, Robert Schmidt

  •  Deborah Yelon

    Herbert Stern Chair in Biology

    Deborah Yelon

    Professor

    Previous Chair Holders

    Jean Y. J. Wang (Inaugural), William McGinnis

  •  Ethan Bier

    Tata Chancellor's Endowed Professorship in Cell & Developmental Biology

    Ethan Bier

    Professor

    Inaugural Chair Holder

     

  •  Suresh Subramani

    Tata Chancellor's Endowed Professorship in Molecular Biology

    Suresh Subramani

    Distinguished Professor

    Inaugural Chair Holder