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David Botstein

Director and Anthony B. Evnin Professor of Genomics, Lewis-Sigler Institute of Integrative Genomics, Princeton University

Botstein was educated at Harvard (A.B. 1963) and the University of Michigan (Ph.D. 1967). He then joined the faculty of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he rose through the ranks from Instructor to Professor of Genetics. In 1987 he moved to Genentech, Inc. as Vice President - Science, and in 1990 he joined Stanford University's School of Medicine as the Stanford W. Ascherman, MD, Professor and Chairman of the Department of Genetics. On July 1, 2003 he became Director of the Lewis-Sigler Institute of Integrative Genomics at Princeton University.