Officers of the Foundation

Finance and Fundraising

Donald D. Brown

Staff Member and Director Emeritus, Department of Embryology
Carnegie Institution for Science

Douglas E. Koshland

Professor, Molecular Biology and Genetics
University of California - Berkeley

Daniel Gottschling

Principal Investigator
Calico Life Sciences

Jeremy Nathans

Professor, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutes

Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Christine Pratt

Treasurer and Administrator

Application and Peer Review

James Broach

Professor and Chair, Biochemistry
The Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences
Pennsylvania State University

Thomas Silhavy

Warner-Lambert Parke-Davis Professor of Molecular Biology
Princeton University

Susan DiRenzo

Assistant Director

The Advisory Board of Trustees

Peter Agre

Director, Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute
Professor, Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Bruce Alberts

Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics
University of California, San Francisco
President Emeritus, National Academy of Sciences

David Baltimore

Robert Andrews Millikan Professor of Biology
California Institute of Technology

President Emeritus
California Institute of Technology

Bonnie Bassler

Squibb Professor and Chair, Department of Molecular Biology
Princeton University
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Paul Berg

Director Emeritus, Beckman Center
Stanford University School of Medicine

Michael S. Brown

Paul J. Thomas Professor of Genetics
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Thomas Cech

Distinguished Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of Colorado, Boulder
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

James E. Darnell, Jr.

Vincent Astor Professor and Head, Laboratory of Molecular Cell Biology The Rockefeller University

Vishva Dixit

Vice President and Staff Scientist, Physiological Chemistry

Mark Fishman

Novartis Institute for Biomedical Research

Elaine Fuchs

Rebecca C. Lancefield Professor, Laboratory of Mammalian Cell Biology and Development Rockefeller University
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

David V. Goeddel

Managing Partner
The Column Group LLC

Joseph L. Goldstein

Regental Professor, Julie and Louis A. Beecherl Distinguished Chair in Biomedical Science and Chairman, Department of Molecular Genetics The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Susan Hockfield

President Emeritus and Professor of Neuroscience
Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT

H. Robert Horvitz

David H. Koch Professor, Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Steven L. McKnight

Professor and Chairman, Department of Biochemistry The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Jasper Rine

Professor of Genetics, Genomics and Development
University of California, Berkeley
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor

William Rutter

Chairman Emeritus
Chiron Corporation

Phillip A. Sharp

McGovern Institute
Head, Department of Biology
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Solomon H. Snyder

Director, Neuroscience Department
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Marc Tessier-Lavigne

Stanford University

Shirley M. Tilghman

Professor of Molecular Biology and Public Affairs
Princeton University
President Emerita of Princeton University

Robert Tjian

Professor, Department of Molecular & Cell Biology University of California, Berkeley

Harold Varmus

Senior Advisor to the Dean and Provost and Professor
Meyer Cancer Center and New York Genome Center
Weill Cornell Medical College

Susan Wessler

University of California President’s Chair
Department of Botany and Plant Sciences
University of California, Riverside