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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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Goldie S. Byrd, Ph.D. (19)
Nathan F. Simms Endowed Professor
Department of Biology
Director, Center for Outreach in Alzheimer's
Aging and Community Health
North Carolina A&T State University
Greensboro, NC 27405
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Liza D. Cariaga-Lo, Ed.D. (18)
Senior Advisor to the Provost For Academic Development, Diversity and Inclusion
Brown University
Providence, RI 02912
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Samuel H. Gellman, Ph.D. (18)
Ralph F. Hirschmann Professor of Chemistry
Department of Chemistry
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, WI 53706-1396
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William A. Gern, Ph.D. (19)
Emeritus Professor
Department of Zoology and Physiology
University of Wyoming
Laramie, WY 82071

Kaye Husbands Fealing, Ph.D. (19)
Professor and Chair
School of Public Policy
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA 30318
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Tarun M. Kapoor, Ph.D. (20)
Pels Family Professor
Selma and Lawrence Ruben Laboratory of   Chemistry and Cell Biology
The Rockefeller University
New York, NY 10065
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Sabeeha Merchant, Ph.D. (20)
Professor
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Director, Institute of Genomics and Proteomics
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA 90095
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Larry E. Overman, Ph.D. (19)
Distinguished Professor
Department of Chemistry
University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA 92697
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Guy Padbury, Ph.D. (20)
Senior Vice President
Preclinical Development
Merck Research Laboratories
West Point, PA 19486

Sean B. Seymore, Ph.D., J.D. (20)
Professor of Law
Professor of Chemistry
Vanderbilt Law School
Nashville, TN 37203
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Michael Summers, Ph.D. (20)
Distinguished University Professor
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Robert E. Meyerhoff Chair for Excellence
in Research and Mentoring
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Baltimore, MD 21250
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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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Cathy Wu, Ph.D. (20)
Unidel Edward G. Jefferson Chair
in Engineering and Computer Science
Director, Data Science Intitute
Professor
Departments of Computer and Information Sciences and Biological Sciences
University of Delaware
Newark, DE 19711
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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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Alex Azar, J.D.
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

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This page last reviewed on March 15, 2018