Endowed Chairs

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

  • James Kadonaga

    Amylin Endowed Chair in Lifesciences Education and Research

    James Kadonaga

    Distinguished Professor


    Previous Chair Holders

    Therese Markow (Inaugural)

  • Nicholas Spitzer

    Atkinson Family Chair

    Nicholas Spitzer

    Distinguished Professor

  • Susan Golden

    Chancellor's Associates Chair (III) in Molecular Biology

    Susan Golden

    Distinguished Professor

  • Stephen Hedrick

    Chancellor's Associates Endowed Chair VII

    Stephen M. Hedrick

    Distinguished Professor


    Inaugural Chair Holder

  • Deborah Yelon

    Herbert Stern Chair in Biology

    Deborah Yelon

    Professor


    Previous Chair Holders

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

  • Yishi Jin

    Junior Seau Foundation Endowed Chair in Traumatic Brain Injury

    Yishi Jin

    Professor and Chair, Section of Neurobiology


    Inaugural Chair Holder

     

  • Martin Yanofsky

    Paul D. Saltman Chair in Science Education

    Martin Yanofsky

    Distinguished Professor


    Previous Chair Holders

    Immo Scheffler (Inaugural), Randolph Hampton, Robert Schmidt

  • Kit Pogliano

    Richard C. Atkinson Endowed Chair in the Biological Sciences

    Kit Pogliano

    Professor and Dean


    Previous Chair Holders

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

  • Roberto Malinow

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

    Roberto Malinow

    Professor


    Inaugural Chair Holder

  • Susan Ackerman

    Stephen W. Kuffler Chair in Biology

    Susan Ackerman

    Professor, CMM


    Previous Chair Holders

    Mu-Ming Poo (Inaugural), Anirvan Ghosh

  • Ethan Bier

    Tata Chancellor's Endowed Professorship in Cell & Developmental Biology

    Ethan Bier

    Professor


    Inaugural Chair Holder

     

  • Mark Estelle

    Tata Chancellor's Endowed Professorship in Cell & Developmental Biology (VI)

    Mark Estelle

    Distinguished Professor


    Inaugural Chair Holder

     

  • Ananda Goldrath

    Tata Chancellor's Endowed Professorship in Cell & Developmental Biology (V)

    Ananda Goldrath

    Professor


    Inaugural Chair Holder

     

  • Suresh Subramani

    Tata Chancellor's Endowed Professorship in Molecular Biology

    Suresh Subramani

    Distinguished Professor


    Inaugural Chair Holder

     

  • Julian Schroeder

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

    Julian I. Schroeder

    Distinguished Professor


    Inaugural Chair Holder

  • Stefan Leutgeb

    Walter F. Heiligenberg Professorship in Neuroethology

    Jill Leutgeb

    Associate Professor


    Previous Chair Holders

    James Nieh (Inaugural), Daniel Feldman