City of Hope: David Craig
David Craig has been appointed as founding chair of the Department of Integrative Translational Sciences in the Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope, effective June 30. He will also be deputy director of translational sciences at the Beckman Research Institute and associate director of data science for City of Hope's comprehensive cancer center. Craig joins City of Hope from the University of Southern California, where he was codirector of the Institute of Translational Genomics and vice chair of the Department of Translational Genomics at the Keck School of Medicine. He was also director of Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center Molecular Genomics Core. Prior to that, he was deputy director of bioinformatics at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), which is part of City of Hope; director of TGen's neurogenomics division; and cofounder of a genomics laboratory. He holds a PhD from the University of Washington, where he focused on bioengineering.