David Julius, born 1955 in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, New York, is currently Professor and Chairman of the Department of Physiology at the University of California, San Francisco, USA. He received his undergraduate education from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1977), obtained the PhD from the University of California, Berkeley, USA (1984) and joined the UCSF faculty in 1990. He is a Member of the United States National Academy of Sciences, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

27 May 2010, Hong Kong