Scientific Advisory Council

Paul Alivisatos
Director
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Samsung Distinguished Professor in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Research
University of California, Berkeley

Tim Appenzeller 
News Editor
Science

Jacqueline Barton
Chair of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
Arthur and Marian Hanisch Memorial Professor
California Institute of Technology

Philip Campbell 
Editor-in-Chief
Nature 

Thomas Cech
Winner, Nobel Prize in Chemistry (1989)
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Distinguished Professor
University of Colorado Boulder

Martin Chalfie
Winner, Nobel Prize in Chemistry (2008)
University Professor
Columbia University

Steven Chu
Winner, Nobel Prize in Physics (1997)
Secretary, United States Department of Energy (2009-2013)
Professor of Molecular and Cellular Physiology
William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Humanities and Sciences
Stanford University

Mariette DiChristina
Editor-in-Chief and Senior Vice President
Scientific American

Marye Anne Fox
Chancellor Emerita
Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of California, San Diego 

Laurie Glimcher
President and Chief Executive Officer
Dana Farber Cancer Institute

Joseph Goldstein
Winner, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1985)
Professor and Chairman of Molecular Genetics
Professor of Humanities and Sciences
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Freeman Hrabowski, III
President
University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Eric Lander
Director
Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard University

Robert Langer
David H. Koch Institute Professor
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Robert Lefkowitz
Winner, Nobel Prize in Chemistry (2012)
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
James B. Duke Professor of Medicine
Professor of Pathology and Biochemistry
Duke University

Michal Lipson
Winner, Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists (2010)
Professor of Electrical Engineering
Columbia University

Szabolcs Márka
Winner, Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists (2011)
Walter O. LeCroy, Jr. Associate Professor of Physics
Columbia University

Ruslan Medzhitov
Winner, Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists (2007)
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
David W. Wallace Professor of Immunobiology
Yale University

Trevor Mundel
President, Global Health Program
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Assaf Naor
Winner, Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists (2012)
Professor of Mathematics
Princeton University

Erin O'Shea
Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Paul C. Mangelsdorf Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Director, FAS Center for Systems Biology
Harvard University

Stanley Prusiner
Winner, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1997)
Director, Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases
University of California, San Francisco 

Ellis Rubinstein (Chair)
President and Chief Executive Officer
The New York Academy of Sciences

Terrence Sejnowski
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Francis Crick Chair
Professor of Computational Neurobiology
Salk Institute for Biological Studies

Marc Tessier-Lavigne
President
Stanford University

J. Craig Venter
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
J. Craig Venter Institute

George Whitesides
Woodford L. and Ann A. Flowers University Professor of Chemistry
Harvard University

Frank Wilczek
Winner, Nobel Prize in Physics (2004)
Herman Feshbach Professor of Physics
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Richard Zare
Marguerite Blake Wilbur Professor in Natural Science
Stanford University

Huda Zoghbi
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Professor of Molecular and Human Genetics
Baylor College of Medicine