Salk promotes four leading scientists in the fields of neuroscience, circadian rhythms and …

LA JOLLA–Four Salk Institute faculty members have been promoted after the latest round of faculty reviews determined they are scientific leaders who have made original, innovative and notable contributions to biological research. Satchidananda Panda has been promoted to the rank of full professor and Sreekanth Chalasani, Björn Lillemeier and Ye Zheng were promoted to associate professors. The promotions were based on recommendations by Salk faculty and non-resident fellows, and approved by President Elizabeth Blackburn and the Institute’s Board of Trustees on April 14.“This is well deserved acknowledgment for an extremely talented group of scientists,” says Blackburn. “They are all innovative leaders in their respective fields, who bring a high level of passion and insight to the Salk community.”Satchidananda Panda, who conducts his research in the Regulatory Biology Laboratory, explores the…


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