Aldons J Lusis

Aldons J Lusis

Professor, Medicine, University of California Los Angeles

Professor, Human Genetics, University of California Los Angeles

Professor, MIMG, University of California Los Angeles

(310) 825-1359

Mailing Address:
10833 Le Conte Avenue
CAMPUS - 167917, A2-237 CHS
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Work Address:
MRL 3-730
Los Angeles, CA 90095 MRL
Los Angeles, CA 90095

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Vice Chair, Human Genetics
Member, Brain Research Institute, CTSI, Center for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, Genetics & Genomics GPB Home Area, JCCC Cancer and Stem Cell Biology Program Area, Molecular Pharmacology GPB Home Area, Molecular, Cellular & Integrative Physiology GPB Home Area, Workforce Development
Faculty, Cardiology


Jake Lusis received his Ph.D. in Biophysics from Oregon State University. He was a postdoctoral fellow with Kenneth Paigen in the Molecular Biology Department, Roswell Park Memorial Institute, Buffalo, NY. Since 1979, he has been on the faculty at the University of California, Los Angeles, where he is presently Professor in the Departments of Microbiology and Medicine. He has a secondary appointment in the Department of Human Genetics, where he is also Vice Chairman. He has served on advisory panels for the National Institutes of Health, the American Heart Association, and various private companies and organizations. Presently, he serves on the Board of Scientific Counselors, NHLBI. Among his awards are the Bristol-Myers Squibb Award for Distinguished Achievement in Research, the American Heart Association Duff Award, and the NAVBO Benditt Award.