February 2023 Council Roster

Chairperson

Jon R. Lorsch, Ph.D.
Director
National Institute of General Medical Sciences
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD 20892

Members

Natalie G. Ahn, Ph.D. 
Distinguished Professor
Department of Biochemistry
University of Colorado at Boulder
Boulder, CO 80309-0596

Angela Byars-Winston, Ph.D. 
Professor
Department of Medicine
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Institute for Diversity Science ​​
Madison, WI 53715

Angela DePace, Ph.D. 
Associate Professor
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA 02115

Peter J. Espenshade, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Cell Biology
Associate Dean for Graduate Biomedical Education
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD 21205 

​​Laura F. Gibson, Ph.D.
Senior Associate Vice President for Research & Graduate Education
Associate Dean for Research, School of Medicine
Alexander B. Osborn Distinguished Professor
Hematological Malignancies
West Virginia University
Morgantown, WV 26506​

​​Ron G. King, Ph.D., M.B.A.
Adjunct Professor
Translational Genomics Department
Keck School of Medicine
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA 90089​

​​​​Terri Goss Kinzy, Ph.D.

President
Professor of Biological Sciences
Illinois State University
Normal, IL 61790-1000​​

Danielle Li, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
MIT Sloan School of Management
Cambridge, MA 02142

David H. Mathews, M.D., Ph.D.
Lynne E. Maquat Distinguished Professor of RNA Biology
Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics
University of Rochester Medical Center
Rochester, New York 14642

Lesilee Rose, Ph.D. 
Professor
Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology
College of Biological Sciences
University of California, Davis
Davis, CA 95616

Amy Rosenzweig, Ph.D.
Weinberg Family Distinguished Professor
of Life Sciences
Professor
Departments of Molecular Biosciences
and of Chemistry
Northwestern University
Evanston, IL 60208

Melanie Sanford, Ph.D.
Moses Gomberg Distinguished University
Professor of Chemistry
Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Chemistry
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Pamela Stacks, Ph.D. 
Professor Emerita, Department of Chemistry
Division of Research and Innovation
​San Jose State University
San Jose, CA 95192

Jeffrey Sun, J.D., Ph.D.
Professor & Distinguished University Scholar
​College of Education & Human Development
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY 40292

Wendy Young, Ph.D.
Executive Partner
​MPM Capital
Brisbane, CA 94005​

Ad Hoc Participants

Michael S. Chapman, Ph.D.
Wurdack Professor and
Chair, Department of Biochemistry
School of Medicine and College of Agriculture,
Food & Natural Resources
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211​

Catherine Fromen, Ph.D.​
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemical
and Biomolecular Engineering
University of Delaware
Newark, DE 19716​​​

​​​​Neil Garg, Ph.D.
Kenneth N. Trueblood Distinguished Professor​
and Department Chair
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA 90095​

Klarissa D. Jackson, Ph.D. ​​
Assistant Professor
Division of Pharmacotherapy
​​and Experimental Therapeutics
UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC 27599​​

​Laurie Kilpatrick, Ph.D. ​​
Professor
Department of Microbiology, Immunology
​and Inflammation ​​​​​
Assistant Dean for Clinical Research
Lewis Katz School of Medicine at
​Temple University
Philadelphia, PA 19140​

​Gerald Marschke, Ph.D.​ ​​
Associate Professor
Department of Economics
University of Albany, State University of New York
Albany NY 12222​

​Executive Secretary

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

Ex-Officio Members

Ronald M. Przygodzki, M.D. 
Director
Genomic Medicine
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Veterans Health Administration
Washington, DC 20420






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