Stuart L. SchreiberDirector of Chemical Biology at the Broad Institute
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator
Director of Chemical Biology at and Founding Member of the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT, where he is a Investigator. He is also the Morris Loeb Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Harvard University. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts & Sciences (1995).
Dr. Schreiber was born February 6, 1956 and raised in Virginia. After receiving a B.A. degree (conducting research with Richard Sundberg) at the University of Virginia in June of 1977, he carried out graduate studies at Harvard University under the supervision of R. B. Woodward and Y. Kishi. Following completion of his doctoral studies, he joined the faculty at Yale University in May of 1981. He was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in 1984 and to Full Professor in 1986. In 1988, he returned to Harvard.
Dr. Schreiber is known for having developed systematic ways to explore biology, especially disease biology, using small molecules and for his role in the development of the field of chemical biology. Currently, the Schreiber group research is focused on: