Prof. Jack Dixon University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, USA

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Jack Dixon is Professor of Pharmacology, Cellular & Molecular Medicine and Chemistry & Biology, and Dean for Scientific Affairs at the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Dixon is also Vice-President and Chief Scientific Officer of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. After completing his Ph.D. in chemistry at the University... read moreof California, Santa Barbara, Dr. Dixon worked as a postdoctoral researcher at University of California, San Diego. He joined the biochemistry faculty at Purdue University in 1973 and later moved to the University of Michigan, where he served as chair of the Department of Biological Chemistry. He became co-director of Michigan's Life Sciences Institute in 2001, before rejoining University of California, San Diego in 2003. Dr. Dixon is a member of the Institute of Medicine and the National Academy of Sciences.