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Genstruct has appointed Arnold Levine to its board of directors.

Currently, Levine is a professor at the Institute for Advanced Study and leads the Simons Center for Systems Biology at IAS. He has received several awards for his scientific contributions, including his work in establishing p53 as a tumor suppressor.

He has also served as president and CEO of Rockefeller University in New York City, and has been a faculty member in the biochemistry department at Princeton University and a professor in the school of medicine at the State University of New York.

Levine is a graduate of SUNY and earned a PhD in microbiology from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He holds honorary degrees from Rider University, the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, the Weizmann Institute of Science, and the University Pierre and Marie Curie in Paris, among other institutions.

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