Gary Greenburg, Ph.D.

Program Officer, Science


As a science program officer, Gary focuses on advanced biological imaging technologies, cell and molecular biology, and biological research at the interface of physics, chemistry and engineering.

Gary Greenburg, Ph.D.


Previously, Gary was a founding member and vice president for research at Science Foundation Arizona, where he oversaw an $80 million grant portfolio. He was also on the faculty at the University of Arizona.

Gary received the Society for Developmental Biology’s Young Investigator Award for his pioneering work in epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT). He has extensive experience in the biotechnology industry, serving as vice president of research at Reconstructive Technologies, Inc., a tissue engineering startup, and a director at Cell Genesys Inc., where he led pre-clinical efforts in cell/gene therapy and cancer immunotherapy. He has five issued patents and publishes extensively.

Gary received a B.A. in biology from University of California, San Diego, and a Ph.D. in cell and developmental biology from Harvard University. He was a Life Sciences Research Foundation Fellow with Nobel Laureate Günter Blobel at Rockefeller University.


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