Edison Liu


Edison Liu, M.D., an international leader in cancer biology, genomics, human genetics and molecular epidemiology, is the president and chief executive officer of The Jackson Laboratory. 

Dr. Liu is the founding executive director of the Genome Institute of Singapore, building it in less than 10 years from a staff of three into a major research institute of 27 laboratory groups and a staff of 270. He is also serving his second term as the elected president of the Human Genome Organization (HUGO). Before moving to Singapore in 2001, he was the scientific director of the National Cancer Institute's Division of Clinical Sciences in Bethesda, Md.