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William J. Rutter, Ph.D.

Curriculum Vitae

 

PREVIOUS CORPORATE ACTIVITIES

Chiron Corporation
1981 – 2003  Founder Chiron Corporation; Executive Chairman 1981 – 1999
  Chiron Board 1999-2003; Chairman Emeritus 1999 – Present
Other Board Memberships
2002 - 2005  NuGen Inc.
2001 - 2003  Structural Genomics
1999 – 2005 Sangamo Biosciences
1999 – 2005  Cytokinetics
1999 – 2005  Genesoft/Oscient Pharmaceuticals
1995 – 1999  Ciba-Geigy/Novartis


ACADEMIC AFFILIATIONS AND ACTIVITIES

Harvard College B.A 1949
University of Utah M.S.   1950
University of Illinois Ph.D.   1952
University of Illinois Professor Biochemistry 1955 - 1965
University of Illinois Doctor of Science (Hon.) 1963
University of Washington Professor Biochemistry/Genetics 1965 - 1969

University of California, San Francisco

 
  Hertzstein Professor – Chair Biochemistry / Biophysics  1969 - 1982
  Director, Hormone Research Institute 1983 - 1989
  Faculty Research Award 1982
  UCSF Medal   1996
Eotvos University, Budapest
  Professorship of Science (Hon.)  1996 - Present
  Doctor of Science (Hon.)  1996 - Present

                                                 

PUBLICATIONS & PATENTS

381 Scientific papers
26 patents, patent applications

 

OTHER ACTIVITIES 

Harvard University Board of Overseers  1992 - 1999
Carnegie Institution of Washington   1995 - 2003
  Board of Trustees  1995 - Present
  Senior Trustee  2003 - Present
California Governors’ Council on Science Technology  1999 - Present
University of California, San Francisco Activities  
  Bay Area Life Science Alliance, Chairman  1997 - 2002
 

U.C. Mission Bay Campus LLC
Strategic Planning and Design Review Committee  

2002 - Present

 

HONORARY PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.) Member 1984 - Present
U.S. National Academy of Sciences Council Executive Committee 1998 - 2002
  National Research Council Governing Board   1998 - Present
American Academy of Arts and Sciences Member 1987 - Present
American Academy of Microbiology  Fellow 1993 - Present
     

         

SELECTED AWARDS

1995 Heinz Award for Technology and the Economy
1998 Biotechnology Hall of Fame (Biotechnology CEO’s)
1999 Jacob Heskel Gabbay Award in Biotechnology & Medicine
9000 The Bower Award for Business Leadership from the Franklin Institute
2003 The Biotechnology Industry Organization 2003 Biotechnology Heritage Award
2004 Bay Area Business Hall of Fame   
2006 Bay Bio Pantheon Award 
2007 Alan Cranston Living Legend Award

                                           

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