SEATTLE, Feb. 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — At this time the Allen Institute’s Chief Scientific Officer, Todd Peterson, Ph.D., introduced plans to step down from his function efficient March 1 to pursue different skilled alternatives.
Peterson joined the Allen Institute in December 2018, within the newly created function of Chief Scientific Officer. In his function he has overseen translational efforts and collaborations and superior the long-term technique for all 4 of the Institute’s divisions. Moreover, Peterson developed and led the Workplace of Science and Know-how, shaped the Institute’s Scientific Advisory Board and led the Science and Know-how Committee of the Institute’s Board of Administrators.
“We’re grateful for Todd’s many contributions throughout his time on the Institute and can miss his partnership and perspective,” mentioned Allan Jones, Ph.D., President and CEO.
Peterson has greater than 35 years of expertise in life sciences, each in tutorial analysis and in biotechnology analysis and improvement. Previous to becoming a member of the Institute, he was Chief Know-how Officer at Artificial Genomics, Inc., a biotech firm in La Jolla, California. He plans to return to Southern California.
“I’m deeply grateful for this unimaginable alternative to serve a staff dedicated to advancing the Allen Institute’s mission, finally altering lives and benefiting human well being all over the world,” mentioned Peterson.
In regards to the Allen Institute
The Allen Institute is an impartial, 501(c)(3) nonprofit medical analysis group based by philanthropist and visionary, the late Paul G. Allen. The Allen Institute is devoted to answering a few of the largest questions in bioscience and accelerating analysis worldwide. The Institute is a acknowledged chief in large-scale analysis with a dedication to an open science mannequin. Its analysis institutes embody the Allen Institute for Mind Science, launched in 2003, the Allen Institute for Cell Science, launched in 2014, and the Allen Institute for Immunology, launched in 2018. In 2016, the Allen Institute expanded its attain with the launch of The Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group, which identifies pioneers with new concepts to broaden the boundaries of data and make the world higher. For extra data, go to alleninstitute.org.
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