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Advisory Council Roster

(Terms end 12/31 of the designated year)

Members

Jon R. Lorsch, Ph.D. (Chairperson)
Director
National Institute of General Medical Sciences
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD 20892
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Gail Ellen Besner, M.D. (16)
H. William Clatworthy, Jr. Professor of Surgery
Chief, Department of Pediatric Surgery
Nationwide Children's Hospital
Columbus, OH 43205
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Liza D. Cariaga-Lo, Ed.D. (18)
Vice President for Academic Development, Diversity and Inclusion
Brown University
Providence, RI 02912
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Carmen W. Dessauer, Ph.D. (17)
Professor
Department of Integrative Biology and Pharmacology
University of Texas Health Science Center
Houston, TX 77030
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Samuel H. Gellman, Ph.D. (17)
Ralph F. Hirschmann Professor of Chemistry
Department of Chemistry
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, WI 53706-1396
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Henry T. Greely, J.D. (16)
Deane F. and Kate Edelman Johnson Professor of Law
Professor (by courtesy) of Genetics
Director, Center for Law and the Biosciences
Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305-8610
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Alan Rick Horwitz, Ph.D. (16)
Executive Director
Allen Institute for Cell Science
Seattle, WA 98103
University Professor
University of Virginia
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Richard L. Lalonde, Pharm.D. (16)
Vice President and Global Head of Clinical Pharmacology
Pfizer, Inc.
Groton, CT 06340

Mark Peifer, Ph.D. (17)
Hooker Distinguished Professor
Department of Biology
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
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Janet L. Smith, Ph.D. (17)
Margaret J. Hunter Collegiate Professor
   in the Life Sciences
Professor of Biological Chemistry
Life Sciences Institute
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2216
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Willem (Wilfred) A. van der Donk, Ph.D. (18)
Richard E. Heckert Endowed Chair 
   in Chemistry
Investigator, Howard Hughes
   Medical Institute
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Urbana, IL 61801
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Executive Secretary

Ann A. Hagan, Ph.D.
Associate Director for Extramural Activities
National Institute of General Medical Sciences
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD 20892

Ex-Officio Members

Francis Collins, M.D., Ph.D.
Director
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD 20892-0148
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The Honorable Sylvia Burwell
Secretary
Department of Health and Human Services
Washington, DC 20201
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Ronald M. Przygodzki, M.D.
Director, Genomic Medicine Implementation
Department of Veterans Affairs
Washington, DC 20420

This page last reviewed on August 30, 2016