Scientific Advisory Committee

The Committee consists of internationally recognized mathematical scientists and bioscience researchers from academia and industry. The Committee meets annually to review the institute programs, to suggest and decide on new annual programs, and to give advice regarding programmatic goals.

Current Committee Members


Fred Adler
Mathematics and Biology, University of Utah
January 2014 - December 2016
Thomas Chou
Biomathematics, University of California, Los Angeles
January 2012 - December 2014
Dan Coombs
Department of Mathematics, University of British Columbia
January 2014 - December 2016
Domitilla Del Vecchio
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
January 2013 - December 2015
Nina Fefferman
Department of Ecology, Evolution and Natural Resources, Rutgers University
January 2013 - December 2015
James Glazier
Biocomplexity Institute, Department of Physics, Indiana University
January 2013 - December 2015
Abba Gumel
Math & Natural Sciences, Arizona State University
January 2013 - December 2015
Alan Hastings
Department of Environmental Science and Policy, University of California, Davis
January 2014 - December 2016
Trachette Jackson
Department of Mathematics, University of Michigan
January 2012 - December 2014
Nan Laird
Biostatistics, Harvard University
January 2012 - December 2014
Michael Mackey
Chair
Applied Mathematics in Bioscience and Medicine, Physiology, McGill University
January 2011 - December 2014
Qing Nie
Biomedical Engineering & Mathematics, University of California, Irvine
February 2012 - December 2014
Mette Olufsen
Department of Mathematics, North Carolina State University
January 2014 - December 2016
Javier Rojo
Department of Mathematics and Statistitcs, University of Nevada
January 2014 - December 2016
Jonathan Rubin
Department of Mathematics, University of Pittsburgh
January 2013 - December 2015
Santiago Schnell
Department of Molecular & Integrative Biology, Department of Computational Medicine & Bioinformatics, Brehm Center for Diabetes Research, University of Michigan
January 2014 - December 2016
Hal Smith
Department of Mathematics & Statistics, Arizona State University
January 2014 - December 2016
Jack Tuszynski
Oncology, University of Alberta
January 2012 - December 2014

Former Committee Members


Reka Albert
Department of Physics, Pennsylvania State University
January 2006 - December 2008
Linda Allen
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Texas Tech University
January 2009 - December 2011
Alexander Anderson
Integrated Mathematical Oncology, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute
January 2011 - December 2013
Adam Arkin
Department of Bioengineering, University of California, Berkeley
January 2007 - December 2009
Herb Bresler
Health and Life Sciences, Battelle Memorial Institute
January 2006 - December 2008
Paul Bressloff
Department of Mathematics, University of Utah
January 2011 - December 2013
Mark Chaplain
Division of Mathematics, University of Dundee
January 2008 - December 2010
Chris Cosner
Department of Mathematics, University of Miami
January 2011 - December 2013
Gerda de Vries
Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, University of Alberta
January 2011 - December 2013
Mark Denny
Biology, Stanford University
January 2008 - December 2010
Leah Edelstein-Keshet
Mathematics, University of British Columbia
January 2006 - December 2008
Tim Elston
Applied Mathematics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
January 2011 - December 2013
Bard Ermentrout
Department of Mathematics, University of Pittsburgh
January 2009 - December 2011
Lisa Fauci
Department of Mathematics, Tulane University
January 2006 - December 2008
Greg Forest
Mathematics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
January 2011 - December 2013
Louis Gross
Depts. of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology & Math, University of Tennessee
January 2006 - December 2008
Shandelle Henson
Department of Mathematics, Andrews University
January 2012 - December 2012
Sorin Istrail
Computer Science, Brown University
January 2006 - December 2008
Nicholas Jewell
Biostatistics and Statistics, University of California, Berkeley
January 2007 - December 2009
Kirk Jordan
Data Centric Systems, IBM Corporation
James Keener
Mathematics, University of Utah
Reinhard Laubenbacher
Center for Quantitative Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center
January 2011 - December 2013
Douglas Lauffenburger
Biological Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
January 2006 - December 2008
Suzanne Lenhart
Mathematics, University of Tennessee
January 2008 - December 2010
Naomi Leonard
Chair 2011-2012
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University
January 2009 - December 2012
Mark Lewis
Chair 2009-2010
Department of Mathematical Sciences and Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta
January 2007 - December 2010
Andre Longtin
Physics and Center for Neural Dynamics, University of Ottawa
January 2010 - December 2012
Sharon Lubkin
Mathematics, North Carolina State University
January 2011 - December 2013
Gregory Mack
Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, Battelle Memorial Institute
January 2006 - December 2008
Paul Magwene
Biology, Duke University
January 2009 - December 2011
L. Mahadevan
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University
January 2010 - December 2012
Philip Maini
Centre for Mathematical Biology, University of Oxford
Claudia Neuhauser
Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior, University of Minnesota
January 2006 - December 2008
Karl Niklas
Plant Biology, Cornell University
January 2008 - December 2010
Lior Pachter
Department of Mathematics, University of California, Berkeley
January 2008 - December 2010
Alan Perelson
Theoretical Biology and Biophysics Group, Los Alamos National Laboratory
January 2006 - December 2008
Linda Petzold
Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara
January 2007 - December 2009
Michael Reed
Mathematics, Duke University
John Rinzel
Center for Neural Science, New York University
January 2006 - December 2008
Stephen Ruberg
Statistics, Purdue University
Steven Rust
Battelle Memorial Institute
January 2009 - December 2011
Stanislav Shvartsman
Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, Princeton University
January 2008 - December 2010
James Sneyd
Mathematics, The University of Auckland
January 2008 - December 2010
Terence Speed
Department of Statistics and Biostatistics, University of California, Berkeley
January 2008 - January 2009
John Taulbee
Procter & Gamble
January 2008 - December 2008
Terry Therneau
Division of Biostatistics, Mayo Clinic
January 2008 - December 2008
Frank Tobin
Tobin Consulting LLC, Tobin Consulting LLC
January 2006 - December 2008
John Tyson
Computational Cell Biology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
January 2006 - December 2008
Steven Vogel
Biology, Duke University
January 2007 - December 2009
Michael Waterman
Biological Sciences, Mathematics, and Computer Science, University of Southern California
January 2006 - December 2008
Raimond Winslow
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
January 2006 - December 2008