Board Members

Jo Handelsman, Chair
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor
Department of Cellular,
Molecular and Developmental Biology
Yale University
New Haven, CT


Vicki L. Chandler
Chief Program Officer for Science
Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
Palo Alto, CA; and
Regents' Professor, Departments of Plant Sciences and Molecular & Cellular Biology
University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ

Sean Eddy
Group Leader
Janelia Farm Research Campus
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Ashburn, VA

Sarah C.R. Elgin
Professor of Biology
Washington University
St. Louis, MO

David R. Franz
Frederick, MD

Louis J. Gross
James R. Cox Professor in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Mathematics
Director, The Institute for Environmental Modeling
University of Tennessee, Knoxville; and
Director, National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis
Knoxville, TN


Richard A. Johnson
Counsel and Senior Partner (Reitred)
Arnold & Porter, LLP
Washington, D.C.


Judith Kimble
Vilas Pofessor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and Medical Genetics Investigator at Howard Hughes Medical Institute University of Wisconsin, Madison
Madison, WI


Cato T. Laurencin
University Professor, Albert and Wilda Van Dusen Distinguished Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Professor of Chemical, Materials, and Biomolecular Engineering
Chief Executive Officer, Connecticut Institute for Translational Science
Director, Institute for Regenerative Engineering
The University of Connecticut
Farmington, CT


Alan I. Leshner
CEO and Executive Publisher of Science
Association for the Advancement of Science
Washington, D.C.


Bernard Lo
President, The Greenwall Foundation
Professor Emeritus of Medicine
Director Emeritus, Program in Medical Ethics
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA


Karen Nelson
The J. Craig Venter Institute
Rockville, MD


Robert M. Nerem
Institute Professor Emeritus
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA


Camille Parmesan
Professor of Integrative Biology
University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX
National Marine Aquarium Chair in the Public Understanding of Oceans and Human Health Marine Institute Portland Square, Plymouth University
Plymouth, UK


Alison G. Power
Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY


Margaret Riley
President, Massachusetts Academy of Sciences
Professor of Biology, University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA


Bruce W. Stillman
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Cold Spring Harbor, NY


Janis Weeks
Professor, University of Oregon
Eugene, OR


Cynthia Wolberger
Professor of Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

Mary Woolley
President and Chief Executive Officer
Alexandria, VA