Contact Information
  • 626-256-4673, ext. 63324
Arthur D. Riggs, Ph.D.
  • Chair, Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases Research
  • Professor, Cancer Biology
  • Chair, Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases Research, Diabetes Research Team
  • Professor, Cancer Biology, Graduate School of Biological Sciences
  • Chair, Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases Research; BRI Director Emeritus, BRI Research Department Chairs

Languages Spoken
  • English

Professional Experience

  • 2008 - present: Chair, Department of Diabetes and Metabolic Disease Research, Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope, Duate, CA
  • 2012 - Present: Professor of Cancer Biology, Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope, Duarte, CA
  • 2008 - 2012: Director Emeritus and Professor of Biology, Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope, Duarte, CA
  • 2000 - 2007: Director, Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope, Duarte, CA
  • 1994 - 1998: Founding Dean, City of Hope Graduate School, now named Irell & Manella Graduate School of Biological Sciences, City of Hope, Duarte, CA
  • 1993 - 1995: Director, Shared Resources of City of Hope, Duarte, CA
  • 1981 - 1987: Associate Director for Laboratory Research, City of Hope, Duarte, CA
  • 1994 - 2000: Chair, Division of Biology, Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope, Duarte, CA
  • 1981 - 1987: Chair, Division of Biology, Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope (In 1983 the City of Hope's research institute was renamed the Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope)
  • 1979 - 1981: Associate Chair, Division of Biology, City of Hope, Duarte, CA
  • 1978 - 1995: Adjunct Professor, University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, CA
  • 1974 - 1983: Senior Research Scientist, Depatment of Molecular Biology, City of Hope, Duarte, CA
  • 1969 - 1974: Associate Research Scientist, Department of Molecular Biology, City of Hope, Duarte, CA
  • 1966 - 1969: Postdoctoral Fellow, Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, CA
  • 1961 - 1966: Predoctoral Fellow, Biology Department, California Institute of Technology (CIT), Pasadena, CA

Education

Education/Training
  • 1966, California Institute of Technology (CIT), Pasadena, Ph.D., Biochemistry
  • 1961, University of California at Riverside. A.B., Chemistry

Honors/Awards

Awards
  • 2008, Distinguished Alumni Award, California Institute of Technology (CIT)
  • 2006, National Academy of Sciences, Member
  • 2004, Technology Leadership Award
  • 1988, Distinguished Alumnus Award, University of California, Riverside
  • 1985, Invited applicant for NCI Outstanding Investigator Award
  • 1981, Gallery of Achievement Award, City of Hope
  • 1979, Juvenile Diabetes Foundation Research Award

Honors
  • 1966 - 1969, National Institutes of Health, Postdoctoral Fellow
  • 1961 - 1964, National Science Foundation, Predoctoral Fellow
  • 1960, High honors in chemistry, University of California, Riverside

Locations

  • City of Hope - Main Campus (Duarte)
    1500 East Duarte Road
    Duarte, CA 91010