Regis B. Kelly

Prior to joining QB3 in 2004, Dr. Kelly served as executive vice-chancellor at UCSF; he oversaw the UCSF research enterprise and was also responsible for construction of the new Mission Bay campus. He is currently chairman of the Bay Area Scientific Innovation Consortium and has served on the boards of the Malaysian Biotechnology Industry Advisory Board, the Scleroderma Foundation, and Bridge Pharmaceuticals. He is an advisor to the Thailand Bionanotechnology Institute, Ho Chi Minh City Biotechnology Department Corp., University of Oxford Systems Biology Program, and the San Francisco Mayor’s Biotechnology Advisory Group. He joined the UCSF Department of Biochemistry in 1971 and has served as the University’s Director of Cell Biology Graduate Program, the Director of the Hormone Research Institute, and Chair of the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics. He earned an undergraduate degree in physics from the University of Edinburgh and a PhD in biophysics from the California Institute of Technology.