Academic Excellence

  • Number of QB3 faculty members: 264
  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigators: 22
  • MacArthur Fellows: 4
  • Members, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies: 8
  • Members, National Academy of Engineering: 3
  • Members, National Academy of Sciences: 33
  • Recipients, National Medal of Science: 2 (Richard Karp, Judith Klinman)
  • Nobel Prize winners: Two former QB3 members were Nobel laureates: Elizabeth Blackburn, president of the Salk Institute as of January 1, 2016; and Steve Chu, now William R. Kenan, Jr., Professor of Physics and Professor of Molecular & Cellular Physiology in the Medical School at Stanford University