Edison T. Liu, MD

Dr. Edison Liu is the president and CEO of The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine. Previously, he was the founding executive director of the Genome Institute of Singapore (2001- 2011) and was the president of the Human Genome Organization (HUGO) from 2007-2013. Between 1997 and 2001, Edison was the scientific director of the National Cancer Institute's Division of Clinical Sciences in Bethesda, Md., where he was in charge of the intramural clinical translational science programs. Edison obtained his B.S. in chemistry and psychology, as well as his M.D., at Stanford University. Edison served his internship and residency at Washington University's Barnes Hospital in St. Louis, followed by an oncology fellowship at Stanford, and a Damon Runyan Fellowship in molecular oncology at UCSF.