UKCMRI Taps Sir Paul Nurse as Inaugural Director and Chief Executive | GenomeWeb

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — The UK Centre for Medical Research and Innovation has appointed the chair of its Scientific Planning Committee to be its inaugural director and chief executive, effective Jan. 1, 2011.

Sir Paul Nurse, a Nobel laureate and the president of New York's Rockefeller University since 2003, will oversee the institute's projected 1,500 employees, including 1,250 scientists, and an annual operating budget estimated at £100 million ($153.7 million).

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