At A Glance
Name: Michael Tainsky
Position: Director, program in molecular biology and genetics, Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State University, since 1998.
Background: Professor, tumor biology, University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, 1985-98.
Senior staff fellow, laboratory of molecular oncology, division of cancer etiology, NCI, 1981-85.
Scientist, NCI-Frederick Cancer Research Facility, 1977-81.
PhD in biochemistry, Cornell University, 1977.
BA in chemistry, New York University, 1971.