Arnie is a widely acclaimed leader in cancer research. He is currently Professor Emeritus of Systems Biology at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey. He was awarded the 1998 Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize for Biology for Biochemistry and was the first recipient of the Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research in 2001 for his discovery of the tumor suppressor protein p53. He is the Vice Chairperson of Stand Up To Cancer’s Scientific Advisory Committee. He established the Simons Center for Systems Biology at the Institute for Advanced Study which concentrates on research at the interface of molecular biology and the physical sciences. He also chaired the National Cancer Advisory Board, which advises the National Academy of Sciences and its Institute of Medicine on cancer policy. He was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 1991 and to its Institute of Medicine in 1995.