2017 ARCS Symposium Science Advisor and MC

2017 ARCS Symposium

Science Advisor and MC

  • 2017 ARCS Symposium
  • Science Advisor and Symposium MC
  • Jeremy Reiter, MD, PhD
  • Director of Developmental and Stem Cell Biology Graduate Program
  • Chair and Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics Department
  • University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)
  • Biography

    Jeremy Reiter is the Director of Developmental and Stem Cell Biology Graduate Program, Chair and Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics Department at University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).

    He graduated magna cum laude in Biochemistry from Yale College and completed his PhD and MD in the combined program at UCSF. In 1993, as a young scientist at UCSF, he was an ARCS Scholar; since then, he has mentored many young scientists, including other ARCS Scholars. He has received multiple academic awards, including the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (2009), the RR Bensley Award in Cell Biology (2012), and the Grace Boyer Junior Faculty Endowed Chair (2015).

    His current research focuses on cilia and Hedgehog signaling with more than 50 publications in peer-reviewed journals. He and his partner have three children and live in Berkeley.