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Joel Bruce Kirschbaum

Joel Bruce Kirschbaum, American molecular geneticist. Named Principal Investigator, American Cancer Society; Woodrow Wilson fellow, 1967-1968, Helen Hay Whitney fellow, 1973-1975, Medical Foundation Boston, Inc. fellow, 1978-1980, research grant, 1979-1981. Member of American Association for the Advancement of Science.


  • Kirschbaum, Joel Bruce was born on August 29, 1945 in Palo Alto, California, United States. Son of Howard William and Wilhelmina (Jensen) Kirschbaum.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Chemistry, Pomona College, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1972.


    • Charge de recherche University Geneve, Switzerland, 1975—1977. Research associate neuroscience Children's Hospital Medical Center, Boston, 1977—1981. Instructor neuropathology Harvard Medical School, 1977—1981.

      Supervisor molecular biology section Stauffer Chemical Company, Richmond, California, 1981—1985. Director research and development CODON corporation, South San Francisco, 1985—1990. Vice president Research and Development RiboGene, Inc., since 1990.

      Assistant instructor Cold Spring Harbor Bacterial Genetics Course, 1971. Course instructor European Molecular Biology Organization, 1976.


    • Contributor articles to professional and scholarly journals.


    Member of American Association for the Advancement of Science.


    • Married Felicity Russell Kirschbaum, September 14, 1974.
    • father: Howard William Kirschbaum
    • mother: Wilhelmina (Jensen) Kirschbaum
    • spouse: Felicity Russell Kirschbaum
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    Born August 29, 1945
    (age 71)
    • 1967
      Pomona College
    • 1972
      Harvard University
    • 1971
      assistant, instructor Cold Spring Harbor Bacterial Genetics Course
    • 1975 - 1977
      Charge de recherche University Geneve
    • 1976
      course instructor, European Molecular Biology Organization
    • 1977 - 1981
      research associate, neuroscience Children's Hospital Medical Center
      Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1977 - 1981
      instructor, neuropathology Harvard Medical School
    • 1981 - 1985
      supervisor molecular biology section Stauffer Chemical Company
      Richmond, Virginia, United States
    • 1985 - 1990
      director, research and development CODON Corporation
      South San Francisco, California, United States
    • 1990
      vice president, Research and Development RiboGene
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