Francis S. Collins
National Institutes of Health
BSc, University of Virginia; PhD in Physical Chemistry, Yale; MD, University of North Carolina. Formerly: with faculty, University of Michigan; 1993-2008, Director, National Human Genome Research Institute, responsible for US component of Human Genome Project. Elected Member: Institute of Medicine; National Academy of Sciences. Recipient of awards: Presidential Medal of Freedom (2007); National Medal of Science (2009).