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May 2018 Council Roster

Chairperson

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

Members

Goldie Byrd, Ph.D.
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

Liza D. Cariaga-Lo, Ed.D. *
Senior Advisor to the Provost
   For Academic Development, Diversity
   and Inclusion
Brown University
Providence, RI 02912

Samuel H. Gellman, Ph.D. *
Ralph F. Hirschmann Professor of Chemistry
Department of Chemistry
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, WI 53706

William Gern, Ph.D.
Emeritus Professor
Department of Zoology and Physiology
University of Wyoming
Laramie, WY 82071

Kaye Husbands Fealing, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair
School of Public Policy
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA 30318

Tarun Kapoor, Ph.D.
Pels Family Professor
Selma and Lawrence Ruben Laboratory of   
    Chemistry and Cell Biology
The Rockefeller University
New York, NY 10065

Sabeeha Merchant, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Director, Institute of Genomics and Proteomics
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Larry E. Overman, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor
Department of Chemistry
University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA 92697

Guy Padbury, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President
Preclinical Development
Merck Research Laboratories
West Point, PA 19486

Sean Seymore, Ph.D., J.D.
Professor of Law
Professor of Chemistry
Vanderbilt Law School
Nashville, TN 37203

Michael Summers, Ph.D.
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

Willem (Wilfred) A. van der Donk, Ph.D. *
Richard E. Heckert Endowed Chair
   in Chemistry
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Urbana, IL 61801

Cathy Wu, Ph.D.
Unidel Edward G. Jefferson Chair in Engineering
   and Computer Science
Professor
Departments of Computer and Information Sciences and Biological Sciences
University of Delaware
Newark, DE 19711-5449  


 

 

Ad Hoc Participants

Celeste Berg, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Genome Sciences
     and Molecular and Cellular Biology Program
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195
 

Anne E. Carpenter, Ph.D.
Institute Scientist
Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT
Cambridge, MA 02142

Enrique M. De La Cruz, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Molecular Biophysics
     and Biochemistry
Yale University
New Haven, CT 06520
 
Rahul M. Kohli, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104
 
James M. Olzmann, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Nutritional Sciences & Toxicology
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720
 

John Younger, M.D., M.S.
Director
Chief Technology Officer
Akadeum Life Sciences, Inc.
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

 

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

Alex Azar, J.D. *
Secretary
The U.S. Department of Health 
   and Human Services 
Washington, DC 20201
 
Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D. *
Director
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD 20892-0148
 

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

*Unable to attend

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