2012 – Dr. Suresh Subramani
Dr. Suresh Subramani is a Distinguished Professor Emeritus and holds the Tata Chancellor’s Endowed Professorship in Molecular Biology at the University of California, San Diego. At the the time of his award, he held the positions of Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Chancellor Associates Chair.
A professor of Molecular Biology and a highly distinguished cell and molecular biologist, he has been a member of the UC San Diego faculty since 1982. Dr. Subramani received his Ph.D. from UC Berkeley and completed his post-doctoral work in the laboratory of Nobel Laureate, Paul Berg, at Stanford University. He is the recipient of many honors and awards and has been involved in many leadership roles in academia and in the biotechnology industry.