About Waclaw Szybalski

Waclaw Szybalski earned his Ph.D. at the Gdansk Technical University in Poland. He is a Professor of Oncology at the McArdle Laboratory at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. He is the founder and Head of the Editorial Board of the journal Gene as well on the editorial boards of numerous scientific journals. Dr. Szybalski is an authority on molecular biology, genetics and microbiology. He was among the first to formulate the concept of multi-drug antibiotic therapy. Dr. Szybalski has also participated in the Human Genome Project. A long-time meeting and course participant at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Dr. Sybalski was a friend and contemporary of many pioneers in the field of genetics, including Dr. Alfred Hershey, Dr. Max Delbrück, and Dr. Barbara McClintock.