The Salk Institute for Biological Studies this week named William Brody as the institute’s new president, effective March 1, 2009.
Brody is currently completing a 12-year tenure as president of Johns Hopkins University. A member of the National Academy of Engineering and the Institute of Medicine, Brody will oversee Salk’s 870 scientific staff and direct the institute’s research objectives, Salk said.

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