University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
James A. Wilkins, PhD

James A. Wilkins, PhD

Full Professional Researcher, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, UCSF

Cancer Center Program Memberships

Prostate Cancer

Education

University of Texas, Austin, BA, 05/1974, Biology
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, PhD, 06/1979, Biochemistry
The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Postdoctoral, 06/1984, Biophysics


Professional Experience

  • 1982 - 1987
    Assoc. Research Scientist, Biophysics, The Johns Hopkins University
  • 1987 - 1990
    Scientist, Recovery Process Development, Genentech Inc.
  • 1990 - 1993
    Group Leader, Protein Chemistry, Otsuka America Pharmaceutical
  • 1993 - 1998
    Director, Process Sciences and Manufacturing, Alexion Pharmaceuticals
  • 1998 - 2000
    Vice President, Process Sciences and Manufacturing, Alexion Pharmaceuticals
  • 2000 - 2004
    Research Scientist; Lecturer Chemical Engineering, Yale University
  • 2004 - 2009
    Director; Sr. Scientist, Process Development, Genentech Inc.
  • 2009 - 2015
    Chief Technology Officer, Research and Development, Sensorin Inc.
  • 2015 - present
    Researcher, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, UCSF