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Don W. Cleveland, PhD

Don W. Cleveland, PhD

University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, California

Class of 2021

Scientific Areas of Expertise: Centromere Identity; Chromothripsis; Genome Evolution in Cancer

For his celebrated discovery of the revolutionary DNA-based drug treatment ASO (antisense oligonucleotide), and for pioneering research contributions to defining the molecular mechanisms responsible for governing chromosomal movement, cell cycle control, centromere identity, and genome evolution in cancer.