Regis B. Kelly, PhD*

University of California, San Francisco

Dr. Kelly is a distinguished neuroscientist and Director of the California Institute for Quantitative Biomedical Research (QB3). QB3 is a cooperative effort among three University of California campuses, the State of California and industry which includes more than 100 life science researchers working at the interface of the physical and biological sciences. He is former Executive Vice Chancellor of the University of California, San Francisco, where he oversaw the University’s entire research enterprise. From 1995 to 2000, Dr. Kelly served as Chair of the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics at UCSF. He is Professor Emeritus of Biochemistry and Biophysics at the University of California, San Francisco, where his research has focused on the molecular mechanisms of peptide hormone and neurotransmitter release in endocrine cells and at synapses.