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iBOL advisor wins Russian ‘megagrant’

O’Brien leaving NCI after 25 years The chair of iBOL’s Science Advisory Board, Stephen O’Brien, has left the National Cancer Institute’s Laboratory of Genomic Diversity after 25 years to help jump-start a genome bioinformatics centre at St. Petersburg University in Russia.   O’Brien has been awarded a three-year, $5 million grant from the Russian Ministry [...]

David Haussler

Science Advisory Board Dr. David Haussler is a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator. He is also Professor of Biomolecular Engineering and Director of the Center for Biomolecular Science and Engineering at the University of California, Santa Cruz; scientific co-director of the California Institute for Quantitative Biomedical Research; and a consulting professor at Stanford University School [...]

Paul Thompson

Science Advisory Board Paul B. Thompson holds the W. K. Kellogg Chair in Agricultural, Food and Community Ethics at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan. He completed his Ph.D. studies on the philosophy of technology at the State University of New York at Stony Brook and formerly held positions in philosophy at Texas A&M [...]

Stephen O’Brien

Chair, Science Advisory BoardDr. Stephen J. O’Brien trained in molecular and population genetics at Cornell University. He joined the National Cancer Institute as a post-doc in 1971 and is now chief of the NCI’s Laboratory of Genomic Diversity, which he founded in the late 1980s. The Laboratory of Genomic Diversity has assembled over 62,000 animal [...]

William Gelbart

Science Advisory BoardWilliam M. Gelbart obtained his Ph.D. in Genetics at the University of Wisconsin in 1971. He has been on the faculty of Harvard University since 1976 and is currently Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. His research has focused on gene and genome structure, developmental genetics [...]

Gary Borisy

Science Advisory Board Dr. Gary Borisy is Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) in Woods Hole, Massachusetts. Before joining MBL, he was Associate Vice President for Research and the Leslie B. Arey Professor of Cell and Molecular Biology in the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University in Chicago. He [...]


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