Selection Committee

Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Award
Dafna Bar-Sagi, PhD
Vice-Dean for Science and Chief Scientific Officer
Professor of Biochemistry
NYU Langone Medical Center
New York, New York
Benjamin F. Cravitt, PhD
Professor and Chair
Department of Chemical Physiology
The Scripps Research Institute 
La Jolla, California
Abby F. Dernburg, PhD
HHMI Investigator
Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
University of California, Berkeley
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
Berkeley, California
Tarun M. Kapoor, PhD
Pels Family Professor/Head of Laboratory
Lab of Chemistry and Cell Biology
The Rockefeller University
New York, New York
David G. Kirsch, MD, PhD 
Professor of Radiation Oncology
Professor of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, North Carolina
Richard L. Klemke, PhD  
Professor
Department of Pathology
University of California, San Diego & Moores Cancer Center
La Jolla, California
Lewis L. Lanier, PhD
American Cancer Society Research Professor 
Chair, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, California
Joshua T. Mendell, MD, PhD
HHMI Investigator
Professor
CPRIT Scholar in Cancer Research
Department of Molecular Biology
University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas
Joseph R. Osborne, MD, PhD
Chief of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Division
Clinical Chief of Molecular Imaging Innovations Institute (MI3)
New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medicine
New York, New York
Julie Segre, PhD
Senior Investigator
National Human Genome Research Institute, NIH Chief, Translational and Functional Genomics Branch
Head, Microbial Genomics Section
Bethesda, Maryland