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Officers and Directors

OFFICERS:
Name/URL Title Officer
term expires
Burkhard Rost

President, ISCB
Alexander von Humboldt Professor
Chair, Bioinformatics & Comp. Biol., Comp.
Sciences
Technical University Munich
GERMANY
details

2016
Alfonso Valencia

President-elect, ISCB
S-CompBio
Structural and Computational Biology Programme
Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO)
SPAIN
details

2019
Terry Gaasterland

Vice President, ISCB
Professor, Genomics and Bioinformatics
University of California, San Diego
USA
details

2016
Thomas Lengauer

Vice President, ISCB
Director
Max Planck Institute for Informatics
GERMANY
details

2017
Michal Linial

Vice President, ISCB
Professor of Biochemistry
The Sudarsky Center for Computational Biology
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
ISRAEL
details

2015
Christine Orengo

Vice President, ISCB
Professor, Bioinformatics
University College London
UNITED KINGDOM
details

2015
Reinhard Schneider

Treasurer, ISCB
Head of Bioinformatics Core Facility
LCSB, University of Luxembourg
LUXEMBOURG
details

2016
Scott Markel

Secretary, ISCB
Principal Bioinformatics Architect
Dassault Systèmes BIOVIA
USA
details

2015

DIRECTORS
Teresa Attwood

Professor of Bioinformatics
UNITED KINGDOM
details

2016
Alex Bateman

UNITED KINGDOM
details

2016
Bonnie Berger

USA
details

2016
Judith A. Blake

Associate Professor
The Jackson Laboratory
USA
details

2017
Erik Bongcam-Rudloff

Associate Professor
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
SWEDEN
details

2015
Alan Christoffels

DST/NRF Research Chair in Bioinformatics and Health Genomics
University of the Western Cape
SOUTH AFRICA
details

2016
Manuel Corpas

Plant and Animal Genomes Project Leader
The Genome Analysis Centre
UNITED KINGDOM
details

2017
Terry Gaasterland

Vice President, ISCB
Professor, Genomics and Bioinformatics
University of California, San Diego
USA
details

2017
Bruno Gaeta

Senior Lecturer
Bioinformatics Program Director
University of New South Wales
AUSTRALIA
details

2016
Janet Kelso

Bioinformatics Group Leader
Max-Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
GERMANY
details

2017
Richard H. Lathrop

Professor, Computer Science
University of California, Irvine
USA
details

2016
Thomas Lengauer

Vice President, ISCB
Director
Max Planck Institute for Informatics
GERMANY
details

2018
Fran Lewitter

Director, Bioinformatics and Resesarch Computing
Whitehead Institute
USA
details

2017
Michal Linial

Vice President, ISCB
Professor of Biochemistry
The Sudarsky Center for Computational Biology
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
ISRAEL
details

2016
Scott Markel

Secretary, ISCB
Principal Bioinformatics Architect
Dassault Systèmes BIOVIA
USA
details

2016
Jill P. Mesirov

Associate Director and Chief Informatics Officer
The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
USA
details

2015
Guilherme Oliveira

Senior Researcher
Oswaldo Cruz Foundation - FIOCRUZ
BRAZIL
details

2015
Christine Orengo

Vice President, ISCB
Professor, Bioinformatics
University College London
UNITED KINGDOM
details

2016
Predrag Radivojac

Associate Professor
Indiana University
USA
details

2015
Burkhard Rost

President, ISCB
Alexander von Humboldt Professor
Chair, Bioinformatics & Comp. Biol., Comp.
Sciences
Technical University Munich
GERMANY
details

2017
Hershel Safer

Senior Research Fellow
Tel Aviv University
ISRAEL
details

2015
Reinhard Schneider

Treasurer, ISCB
Head of Bioinformatics Core Facility
LCSB, University of Luxembourg
LUXEMBOURG
details

2017
Avinash Shanmugam

PhD Candidate
USA
details

2015
Anna Tramontano

Professor
University of Rome "La Sapienza"
ITALY
details

2015
Olga Troyanskaya

Assistant Professor
Princeton University
Carl Icahn Laboratory
USA
details

2016
Alfonso Valencia

President-elect, ISCB
S-CompBio
Structural and Computational Biology Programme
Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO)
SPAIN
details

2020
Lonnie R. Welch

Affiliates Committee Representative
Stuckey Professor, Director of the
Bioinformatics Laboratory
Ohio University
USA
details

2015
EX OFFICIO DIRECTOR
Martin Vingron
Director at Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics
GERMANY
details

2017
OFFICERS DETAILS
Burkhard Rost, Ph.D.
President, ISCB
Alexander von Humboldt Professor
Chair, Bioinformatics & Comp. Biol., Comp.
Sciences
Technical University Munich
Informatik, Bioinformatik
Institute for Advanced Studies
Boltzmannstrasse 3, Garching b.
85748 Munich
GERMANY
Tel: +49-89-289-17811
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
www.rostlab.org
current term as President expires: 2015
current board term expires 2017

Alfonso Valencia, Ph.D.
President-elect, ISCB
S-CompBio
Structural and Computational Biology Programme
Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO)
Melchor Fernandez Almagro
E-28029 Madrid
SPAIN
Tel: +34 917328059
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
www.cnio.es/ing/grupos/plantillas/personal.asp?pag=727
current term as President-elect expires: 2016
current board term expires 2020

Terry Gaasterland, Ph.D.
Vice President, ISCB
Professor, Genomics and Bioinformatics
University of California, San Diego
Scripps Genome Center
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
9500 Gilman Drive MC 0202
La Jolla, CA 92093-0202
USA
Tel: +1 858 727 4600
Fax: +1 858 822 4641
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
genomes.ucsd.edu
current term as Vice President expires: 2016
current board term expires 2017

Thomas Lengauer, Ph.D.
Vice President, ISCB
Director
Max Planck Institute for Informatics
Campus E1 4
66123 Saarbrucken
GERMANY
Tel: +49 681 9325 300
Fax: +49 681 9325 399
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
current term as Vice President expires: 2017
current board term expires 2018

Michal Linial, Ph.D.
Vice President, ISCB
Professor of Biochemistry
Department of Biological Chemistry
The Sudarsky Center for Computational Biology
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Life Sciences Institute, Givat Ram Campus
Jerusalem 91904
ISRAEL
Tel: +972 2 658 5425
Fax: +972 2 658 6448
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
www.ls.huji.ac.il/~michall/
current term as Vice President expires: 2015
current board term expires 2016

Christine Orengo, Ph.D.
Vice President, ISCB
Professor, Bioinformatics
Department of Structural and Molecular Biology
University College London
Darwin Building
Gower Street
London, NW5 4PG
UNITED KINGDOM
Tel: +44 20 7679 3284
Fax: +44 20 7679 7890
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
current term as Vice President expires: 2015
current board term expires 2016

Reinhard Schneider, Ph.D.
Treasurer, ISCB
Head of Bioinformatics Core Facility
Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB)
LCSB, University of Luxembourg
162 A, avenue de la Faïencerie
L-1511
LUXEMBOURG
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
www.lcsb.lu
current term as Treasurer expires: 2016
current board term expires 2017

Scott Markel, Ph.D.
Secretary, ISCB
Principal Bioinformatics Architect
Pipeline Pilot R&D
Dassault Systèmes BIOVIA
5005 Wateridge Vista Drive
San Diego, CA 92121
USA
Tel: +1 858 799 5603
Fax: +1 858 799 5222
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
www.3ds.com/
current term as Secretary expires: 2015
current board term expires 2016

DIRECTORS DETAILS
Teresa Attwood, Ph.D.
Professor of Bioinformatics
Faculty of Life Sciences & School of Computer Science
Michael Smith Building, Oxford Road
Manchester, M13 9PT
UNITED KINGDOM
Tel: +44 (0)161 275 5766
Fax: +44 (0)161 275 5082
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
www.bioinf.manchester.ac.uk/dbbrowser/
current board term expires 2016

Alex Bateman, Ph.D.
Informatics
Genome Campus
Hinxton, CB10 1SA
UNITED KINGDOM
Tel: 441223834244
Fax: 441223494919
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
www.sanger.ac.uk/~agb
current board term expires 2016

Bonnie Berger, Ph.D.
Cambridge, MA 02139
USA
current board term expires 2016

Judith A. Blake, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
The Jackson Laboratory
600 Main Street
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
USA
Tel: 207-288-6248
Fax: 207-288-6131
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
research.jax.org/faculty/judith_blake.html
current board term expires 2017

Erik Bongcam-Rudloff, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Undervisningsplan 4 A
Box 7023
750 07 Uppsala
SWEDEN
Tel: +46-18-672121
Fax: +46(0)18-67 28 48
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
www.bongcam.com
current board term expires 2015

Alan Christoffels, Ph.D.
DST/NRF Research Chair in Bioinformatics and Health Genomics
South African National Bioinformatics Institute
University of the Western Cape
Modderdam Road Bellville
Cape Town
SOUTH AFRICA
Tel: +27 21 959 3645
Fax: +27 21 959 2512
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
current board term expires 2016

Manuel Corpas, Ph.D.
Plant and Animal Genomes Project Leader
The Genome Analysis Centre
Norwich Research Park, NR4 7UH
UNITED KINGDOM
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
www.manuelcorpas.com
current board term expires 2017

Bruno Gaeta, Ph.D.
Senior Lecturer
Bioinformatics Program Director
School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences
School of Computer Science and Engineering
University of New South Wales
Sydney, NSW 2052
AUSTRALIA
Tel: +61 2 9385 7213
Fax: +61 2 9385 1483
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
www.cse.unsw.edu.au/db/staff/info/bgaeta.html
current board term expires 2016

Janet Kelso, Ph.D.
Bioinformatics Group Leader
Evolutionary Genetics
Max-Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Deutscher Platz 6
D-04103 Leipzig
GERMANY
Tel: +49 341 3550 552
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
current board term expires 2017

Richard H. Lathrop, Ph.D.
Professor, Computer Science
Dept. of Computer Science
Dept. of Biomedical Engineering
Institute for Genomics and Bioinformatics
Computational Biology Research Laboratory
University of California, Irvine
3019 Donald Bren Hall
Irvine, CA 92697-3425
USA
Tel: +1 949 824 4021
Fax: +1 949 824 4056
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
www.ics.uci.edu/~rickl
current board term expires 2016

Fran Lewitter, Ph.D.
Director, Bioinformatics and Resesarch Computing
Whitehead Institute
9 Cambridge Center
Cambridge, MA 02142
USA
Tel: +1 617 258 5087
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
jura.wi.mit.edu/bio
current board term expires 2017

Jill P. Mesirov, Ph.D.
Associate Director and Chief Informatics Officer
Director, Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
320 Charles Street
Cambridge, MA 02141-2023
USA
Tel: +1 617 252 1919
Fax: +1 617 252 1933
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
www.broad.mit.edu/about/bios/bio-mesirov.html
current board term expires 2015

Guilherme Oliveira, Ph.D.
Senior Researcher
Oswaldo Cruz Foundation - FIOCRUZ
Av. Augusto de Lima 1715, Belo
30190-002 MG, Horizonte
BRAZIL
Tel: +55-31-3349-7785
Fax: +55-31-3295-3115
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
bioinfo.cpqrr.fiocruz.br
current board term expires 2015

Predrag Radivojac, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Informatics and Computing
Indiana University
150 S. Woodlawn Avenue
Bloomington, Indiana 47405
USA
Tel: 812-856-1851
Fax: 812-856-1995
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
www.informatics.indiana.edu/predrag/
current board term expires 2015

Hershel Safer, Ph.D.
Senior Research Fellow
Tel Aviv University
Schreiber Building, Room 223
Tel Aviv 69978
ISRAEL
Tel: +972-54-463-1977
Fax: +972-8-949-5193
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
current board term expires 2015

Avinash Shanmugam
Student Council Representative to the ISCB Board of Directors
PhD Candidate
Department of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics
Room 2017, Palmer Commons 100
Washtenaw Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
USA
Tel: 1-734-764-3516
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
www.ccmb.med.umich.edu/node/10
current board term expires 2015

Anna Tramontano, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Biochemical Sciences "Rossi Fanelli"
University of Rome "La Sapienza"
P.le Aldo Moro
Rome 00185
ITALY
Tel: +39 06 4940543
Fax: +39 06 4440062
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
cassandra.bio.uniroma1.it/
current board term expires 2015

Olga Troyanskaya, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science & Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics
Princeton University
Carl Icahn Laboratory
Washington Rd
Princeton, NJ 08544
USA
Tel: +1 609 258 1749
Fax: +1 609 258 9331
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
function.princeton.edu
current board term expires 2016

Lonnie R. Welch, Ph.D.
Affiliates Committee Representative
Stuckey Professor, Director of the
Bioinformatics Laboratory
School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Ohio University
329 Stocker Center
Ohio University
Athens, Ohio 45701
USA
Tel: 740-593-1575
Fax: 740-593-0007
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
www.ohio.edu/cidds/welch/
current board term expires 2015

EX OFFICIO DIRECTORS DETAILS
Martin Vingron, Ph.D.
Director at Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics
Computational Molecular Biology
Ihnestrasse 63-73
14195 Berlin
GERMANY
Tel: +49-30-8413-1150
Fax: +49 30 8413 1152
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
current board term expires 2017

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