Board & Officers

Officers of the Foundation

Administration, 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
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Meng Wang

Professor, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine
Investigator, 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

Advisory Board

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

Distinguished 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, Genentech

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

Director, 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

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