Pamela Mellon, Ph.D. – Internal Advisory Board
Dr. Mellon, Professor of Neurosciences and Reproductive Medicine at UCSD, with extensive experience in directing a large mouse core facility at USCD, serves as Chair of the Internal Advisory Board. She brings a broad experience in Center grants and new project development. She also has extensive experience in developing women and under-represented minorities in academics.
Jerrold Olefsky, M.D. – Internal Advisory Board
Dr. Olefsky, Professor of Medicine at UCSD, has been the PI and Director of a NIDDK-supported Diabetes Research Center grant jointly operated by UCSD and UCLA. Thus, he is very familiar with the issues of Center management and the effort involved in building a functional consortium.
Mitchell Kronenberg, Ph.D. – Internal Advisory Board
Dr. Kronenberg is President and Chief Scientific Officer based at the La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology (LIAI) and a Center member. Dr. Kronenberg will provide insight from the perspective outside of UCSD.
Jorge Moscat, Ph.D. – Internal Advisory Board
Dr. Moscat is a Center member and based at the Sandford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute. Dr. Moscat is the Director of Metabolism at the Sandford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute in La Jolla, and he has extensive experience in science and administration.