Steve A. Kay Ph.D.

Dean, Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences
Anna H. Bing Dean's Chair
Professor of Biological Sciences;
Neurology; Physiology & Biophysics
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA 90089-4012 USA
 
dean@dornsife.usc.edu
Tel: 1.213.740.2531
Lab: 1.213.740.8314

 

Education

   1981    Biochemistry Honours Degree, B.Sc., University of Bristol, UK

   1984    Ph.D. in Biochemistty, University of Bristol, UK

 

Professional Positions and History

Oct 2012 – Present     Dean, Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, University of Southern

                                       California

Oct 2012-Present       Professor, Biological Sciences, Neurology, and Physiology and Biophysics,

                                       University of Southern California

Jun 2009-Jun 2015     Adjunct Professor, Salk Institute for Biological Studies

Sep 2007-Sep 2012    Dean, Division of Biological Sciences, University of California, San Diego

Sep 2007-Sep 2012    Richard C. Atkinson Chair in the Biological Sciences

Sep 2007-Sep 2012    Professor, Section of Cell and Developmental Biology, Division of Biological

                                       Sciences, University of California, San Diego

Sep 2005-Sep 2007    Chairman, Department of Biochemistry, The Scripps Research Institute

Jan 2004-Sep 2007    Chairman, Scripps Florida Steering Committee

Dec 1998-Sep 2007    Professor, Department of Cell Biology, The Scripps Research Institute

 Jan 2001-Sep 2007    Director, Institute for Childhood and Neglected Diseases

                                        The Scripps Research Institute

 Jan 2000-Sep 2012    Adjunct Professor, Department of Psychiatry

                                        University of California, San Diego

 Feb 2002-May 2003   Founder, Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President, Phenomix

                                        Corporation

Jan 1999-Feb 2004     Director, Discovery Research, Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research

                                        Foundation

 Oct 1996-Nov 1998    Associate Professor, Department of Cell Biology, The Scripps Research Institute

 Jun 1995-Sept 1996   Associate Professor with tenure, Biology Department, University of Virginia;

                                       Associate Professor of Cell Biology, University of Virginia Medical School

Jan 1992-Jun 1995     Assistant Professor, Biology Department, University of Virginia

Feb 1989-Dec 1991    Assistant Professor, The Rockefeller University

Feb 1985-Jan 1989     Postdoctoral Fellow, The Rockefeller University

 

Honors and Awards

May 2011                    ASPB Award for the Martin Gibbs Medal

April 2010                   UCSD Chancellor's Associates Faculty Award for Excellence in Research

January 2010              Highly Cited Researcher, ISI

November 2009          AAAS Fellow

April 2008                   Member of the National Academy of Sciences USA

September 2007         Richard C. Atkinson Chair in Biological Sciences, UCSD

December 2002          Science Breakthroughs of the Year 2002

August 1999               Honma Prize for Life Sciences

December 1998          Science Breakthroughs of the Year 1998

December 1997          Science Breakthroughs of the Year 1997

1992-1996                 W.M. Keck Foundation Junior Faculty Award

1991-1993                 NIH Director's Shannon Award

1987-1989                 Winston Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship

1985-1987                 NATO Advanced Postdoctoral Fellowship

 

Publications