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Salk: Under New Management

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Science  23 Aug 1996:
Vol. 273, Issue 5278, pp. 1036-1037
DOI: 10.1126/science.273.5278.1036


La Jolla, California—After several years of coasting along under acting directors, the Salk Institute for Biological Studies has a new leader: cell biologist Thomas Pollard. Pollard, who is moving his lab from Johns Hopkins University, faces some big challenges in raising the elite institution's relatively meager endowment and expanding its research base.