Amar Klar - Biography

Amar Klar received his Ph.D. in Bacteriology at the University of Wisconsin in 1975 under Dr. Harlyn O. Halverson. He then studied genetics as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of California with Dr. Seymour Fogel. In 1978, Dr. Klar joined the staff at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, where he served as Director of the Delbruck laboratory from 1985 to 1988. In 1988, he joined the NCI Center for Cancer Research as Head of the Developmental Genetics Section. In 1999, Dr.Klar joined the Division of Basic Sciences, NCI-FCRDC.