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Walder Distinguished Professorship in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

The WALDER FOUNDATION is a private family foundation based in Skokie, Illinois. It was established by Joseph and Elizabeth Walder to address critical issues impacting our world. The Foundation’s five areas of focus—science innovation, environmental sustainability, the performing arts, migration and immigrant communities, and Jewish life—are an extension of the Walders’ lifelong passions, interests, and their personal and professional experiences.