Office of the President

John Capone

Vice-President (Research)

John CaponeJohn Capone is Western's Vice-President (Research) and is presently serving in a five-year term beginning October 1, 2012. Recognized as one of Canada's foremost molecular biologists, John joined Western following two terms as Dean of Science at McMaster University, where he held progressively senior academic positions since joining its faculty in 1986. From 1983 to 1986, he was a Medical Research Council of Canada Centennial Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. John holds a bachelor degree in Biochemistry from Western (1978) and a PhD from McMaster University (1983).