The founding chair of the Department of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry and the George Eggleston Professor of Biochemistry, Dr. Gerbi serves as principal investigator of the Beckman Scholars Program at Brown. Dr. Gerbi, a past president of the American Society for Cell Biology, has a long-standing interest in educating and training future biomedical researchers.
David Targan, Brown's associate dean for science education and Director of the Science Center, provided strategic counsel and support for the grant. He also leads the review committee that selects Beckman Scholars.
For a complete list of possible mentors for the Beckman Scholars Program, please see the Faculty Mentors page.