Wells Joins UCSF as First Hind Professor
Monday, June 27, 2005
James Wells, PhD, a leader in the development of new technologies to aid drug discovery and protein engineering, joins UCSF as the first holder of the Harry Wm. and Diana V. Hind Distinguished Professorship in Pharmaceutical Sciences. Wells will hold joint faculty appointments in the Schools of Pharmacy and Medicine. Wells is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and co-founder of Sunesis, the South San Francisco pharmaceutical company. "Jim is a highly regarded and highly accomplished scientist," said Mary Anne Koda-Kimble, PharmD, dean of the UCSF School of Pharmacy. "We count ourselves lucky he chose UCSF as his next research home. He is the perfect first holder of the Hind professorship." More information: Pioneer in Biotech Research and Drug Development Appointed to UCSF Faculty and Hinds Establish Pharmacy's First Distinguished Professorship.
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