10-26-2010:Ken A. Dill named Founding Director of The Louis and Beatrice Laufer Center for Physical and Quantitative Biology at Stony Brook University
Ken A. Dill, Distinguished Professor of Biophysics and Pharmaceutical Chemistry, and Associate Dean of Research in the School of Pharmacy at the University of California, San Francisco, has been named Founding Director of The Louis and Beatrice Laufer Center for Physical and Quantitative Biology at Stony Brook University.
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