Founder of 10 different companies, notably: Amgen, Inc., Applied Biosystems, Inc. and MacroGenics, Inc. Leroy E. Hood is an entrepreneur is on the board of Omeros Corp., Geospiza, Inc., Intelligent Medical Devices, Inc. and Indi Molecular, Inc. and Member of National Academy of Sciences, Member of National Academy of Engineering, Member of Institute of Medicine, Member of American Philosophical Society, Member of The American Association of Arts & Sciences and Director at Accelerator Services Corp.
Dr. Hood previously held the position of Principal at Amgen, Inc. (he founded the company), Principal at Rosetta Genomics Ltd., Advisor at InterWest Partners, LLC, Principal at Darwin Resources, Inc., Principal at Applied Biosystems, Inc. (he founded the company), President & Director at Institute for Systems Biology (he founded the company in 2000), Chief Science Officer at Providence Health & Services, Chairman-Molecular Biotechnology Department at the University of Washington (he founded the company in 1992), Chairman-Molecular Biotechnology at UW Medicine, Director at Science Foundation Arizona and Director at Integrated Diagnostics, Inc.
Dr. Hood received a doctorate and an undergraduate degree from California Institute of Technology and a doctorate from The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.