Beckman Research Institute Research Department Chairs
Jianjun Chen, Ph.D. is a professor, Simms/Mann Family Foundation Chair, and chair of the Department of Systems Biology and deputy director for the Center for RNA Biology and Therapeutics at City of Hope.
Ajay Goel, Ph.D., M.S., is a professor researching molecular pathogenesis of human gastrointestinal cancers and its relationship to early detection of cancer, cancer prevention and cancer therapeutics at City of Hope, near Los Angeles.
Peter P. Lee, M.D., is the Chair, Department of Immuno-oncology, Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope in Southern California and beneficiary of The Christopher Family Endowed Innovation Fund for Alzheimer’s Disease and Breast Cancer Research in Honor of Vineta Christopher.
John Rossi, Ph.D., is dean emeritus of the Irell & Manella Graduate School of Biological Sciences, and professor and director of the Center for RNA Biology and Therapeutics at Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope, specializing in RNA biology.
City of Hope's Victoria Seewaldt, M.D., is the Ruth Ziegler Chair in Population Sciences and chair and professor of the Department of Population Sciences, with a clinical specialty in breast cancer.