AT A GLANCE: Received his PhD in molecular biology from UCLA in 1989. Worked with Michael Grunstein to examine the function of histone H4 in S. cerevisiae. Post-doctoral research at CalTech with Paul Sternberg, exploring gene function in C. elegans development. Set up microarray facility at SmithKline Beecham, now GlaxoSmithKline, in King of Prussia, Pa. Joined Bristol-Myers Squibb’s transcriptional profiling group in 1999.