Robert Lue is Director of Life Sciences Education and Professor of the Practice of Molecular and Cellular Biology. He received his PhD in biology from Harvard and has taught undergraduate courses here since 1988. He has a long-standing commitment to interdisciplinary teaching and research, and to increasing diversity in science. He chairs the Board of Life Sciences Concentrations, which oversees a cluster of nine undergraduate concentrations. As the Faculty Director of the Harvard-Allston Education Portal, he oversees the integration of undergraduate education with community outreach on Harvard’s new Allston campus. He also serves as the faculty director of HarvardX, part of a new online education platform that provides courses from Harvard and other top-tier universities to individuals around the world.