Dr. Wilson serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at LJI. Working with the Board of Directors and President, Chief Scientific Officer, he is responsible for efficient stewardship of Institute resources, effective operation of the research facility, and overall support and well-being of the Institute’s world-class staff. As both an advocate for the Institute and an enthusiast of new frontiers of medicine, Dr. Wilson speaks to groups across the nation with backgrounds that are scientific, industrial, or simply in the public interest.
Dr. Wilson was a postdoctoral fellow with funding from the National Institutes of Health, as well as the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, with a research focus on autoimmune diseases. He is Executive Director of the Functional Genomics Center, Deputy Principal Investigator of the NIH’s National Immune Epitope Database and Analysis Program, and holds a B.S.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Arizona.