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Board of Scientific Counselors

* Nominee

Jerome F. Strauss, III, MD, PhD , Chair
7/1/09 - 6/30/16
Obstetrics, Gynecology & Genetics
Dean, School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs, VCU Health System, Richmond, VA
Rita J. Balice-Gordon, PhD
7/1/13 - 6/30/18
Vice-President and Head, Integrative Neuroscience and Circuitry, Neuroscience Research Unit, Pfizer, Inc., Cambridge, MA
Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, PhD
7/1/13 - 6/30/18
Developmental Psychology & Behavioral Science
Virginia and Leonard Marx Professor of Child Development, Teachers College and College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY
P. Michael Conn, PHD
7/1/15 - 6/30/20
Cell & Molecular Biology, Neuroscience, & Endocrinology
Senior Vice President for Research, Associate Provost, Professor of Internal Medicine and Cell Biology/Biochemistry, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX
Laurinda Jaffe, PhD
7/1/11 - 6/30/16
Signal Transduction
Professor and Chair, Department of Cell Biology, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT
Frances E. Jensen, MD*
7/1/15 - 6/30/20
Professor and Chair, Neurology Department, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Antonios G. Mikos, PhD
7/1/13 - 6/30/18
Bioengineering & Biophysics
Louis Calder Professor of Bioengineering, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Director, Center for Excellence in Tissue Engineering Director, J.W. Cox Laboratory for Biomedical Engineering, Rice University, Houston, TX
Tarun B. Patel, PhD
7/1/10 - 6/30/16
Cell & Molecular Biology, Biochemistry and Pharmacology
Provost, Vice President of Academic Affairs, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Albany, NY
Scott A. Rivkees, MD*
7/1/15 - 6/30/20
Pediatric Endocrinology
Professor, Nemours Eminent Scholar and Chair, Department of Pediatrics, University of Florida, Physician in Chief, Shands Hospital for Children, Gainesville, FL
Yoel Sadovsky, MD
7/1/14 - 6/30/19
Reproductive Biology, Obstetrics, & Gynecology
Director, Magee-Womens Research Institute, Elsie Hilliard Chair of Women's Health, Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences and Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Magee-Womens Research Institute, Pittsburgh, PA
Lilianna "Lila" Solnica-Krezel, PhD
7/1/12 - 6/30/17
Developmental Biology
Professor and Head, Department of Developmental Biology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Joan A. Steitz, PhD
7/1/11 - 6/30/16
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Sterling Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, Yale University, New Haven, CT
Susan S. Taylor, PhD
7/1/14 - 6/30/19
Structural Biology & Molecular Biochemistry
Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Professor of Pharmacology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA
Eric Vilain, MD, PhD*
7/1/15 - 6/30/20
Molecular & Human Genetics
Professor, Departments of Human Genetics, Pediatrics, & Urology, Chief, Division of Medical Genetics, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA
Michelle A. Williams, ScD
7/1/11 - 6/30/16
Professor and Chair, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA

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