Sidney H. Golub Chosen FASEB's New Executive Director On Tuesday, May 11, the FASEB Board of Directors unanimously approved the appointment of Sidney H. Golub, PhD, as the next Executive Director of the Federation.Dr. Golub is a Professor of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics at the University of California, Irvine, a position he has held since 1994.He served as Executive Vice-Chancellor at UCI from 1994 through 1998.Prior to that, he was Interim Dean of the UCLA School of Medicine and Provost for Medical Sciences at the UCLA School of Medicine.In these positions, he developed an experience in addressing the concerns of diverse academic constituencies that will be valuable in his work with FASEB.He is a knowledgeable and accomplished administrator who has directed large and complex organizations.Golub
stated, "We live in an era with an accelerated pace of important biomedical discoveries; future historians are likely to call this time the era of biology.
...FASEB Board Member and University of California, Irvine colleague, Sue Piper Duckles, PhD, stated that Golub "has the scientific experience and administrative abilities to effectively manage a large and complex organization like FASEB.
...Golub, a member of the American Association of Immunologists since 1977, has had a distinguished research career focusing on the interactions of the human immune system with malignant cells.As Executive Vice Chancellor of the University of California, Irvine, he served as chief academic and budgetary officer for a campus of the University of California system with 18,000 students, including a medical school and extensive research activities.
In that capacity, Golub
worked with faculty, local private enterprise, philanthropic donors, and government agencies to develop the UCI
research program. Golub will replace Michael Jackson, PhD, who has served as FASEB's Executive Director since September of 1990.