B.Sc., University of Edinburgh; Ph.D., California Institute of Technology; Chairman of Dept. Of Biochem& Biophysics, UCSF, 1995-2000; Executive Vice Chancellor at UCSF, 2000-2004; Director of QB3, one of four California Institutes for Science and Innovation; elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Managing Partner, Mission Bay Capital venture fund and QB3 Incubator Partners LLC. Inducted into the SF Bay Area Business Hall Of Fame, 2011. Board member of the Malaysian Prime Minister’s Biotechnology Industry Advisory Panel and of PTT Global Chemical, Thailand; Chairman Emeritus of the Bay Area Scientific Innovation Consortium (BASIC) and member of Bay Area Bio Economy Initiative.