Nancy Beddingfield joined the Institute in 1980 when it was still in startup mode. Nancy served over 27 years in support of the Institute, most significantly as Assistant to Dr. Erkki Ruoslahti from 1980 to 2002. In later years, Nancy served as Director of Public Affairs.
Nina Fishman is the daughter of Institute Founders, Dr. William and Lillian Fishman. For more than a decade, Nina has been directly involved with the Institute's NCI Cancer Center as a member of its Community Advisory Board. Nina's career over the years has centered on organizational effectiveness, leadership development, and training.
Dr. Eva Engvall joined the Institute as one of the earliest recruited Principal Investigators and served as an active contributor for many years. In addition to running her own research laboratory, Eva established the Institute's Animal Research Facility, supervised a growing portfolio of Shared Resources, and implemented professional training for postdoctoral fellows.