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

Former Committee Members


Reka Albert
Department of Physics, Pennsylvania State University
2006 - 2008
Linda Allen
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Texas Tech University
2009 - 2011
Alexander Anderson
Integrated Mathematical Oncology, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute
2011 - 2013
Adam Arkin
Department of Bioengineering, University of California, Berkeley
2007 - 2009
Herb Bresler
Health and Life Sciences, Battelle Memorial Institute
2006 - 2008
Paul Bressloff
Department of Mathematics, University of Utah
2011 - 2013
Mark Chaplain
Division of Mathematics, University of Dundee
2008 - 2010
Chris Cosner
Department of Mathematics, University of Miami
2011 - 2013
Gerda de Vries
Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, University of Alberta
2011 - 2013
Mark Denny
Biology, Stanford University
2008 - 2010
Leah Edelstein-Keshet
Mathematics, University of British Columbia
2006 - 2008
Tim Elston
Applied Mathematics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
2011 - 2013
Bard Ermentrout
Department of Mathematics, University of Pittsburgh
2009 - 2011
Lisa Fauci
Department of Mathematics, Tulane University
2006 - 2008
Greg Forest
Mathematics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
2011 - 2013
Louis Gross
Depts. of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology & Math, University of Tennessee
2006 - 2008
Shandelle Henson
Department of Mathematics, Andrews University
2012 - 2014
Sorin Istrail
Computer Science, Brown University
2006 - 2008
Trachette Jackson
Department of Mathematics, University of Michigan
2012 - 2014
Nicholas Jewell
Biostatistics and Statistics, University of California, Berkeley
2007 - 2009
Kirk Jordan
Data Centric Systems, IBM Corporation
James Keener
Mathematics, University of Utah
Nan Laird
Biostatistics, Harvard University
2012 - 2014
Reinhard Laubenbacher
Center for Quantitative Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center
2011 - 2013
Douglas Lauffenburger
Biological Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2006 - 2008
Suzanne Lenhart
2008 - 2010
Naomi Leonard (Chair 2011-2012)
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University
2009 - 2012
Mark Lewis (Chair 2009-2010)
Department of Mathematical Sciences and Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta
2007 - 2010
Andre Longtin
Physics and Center for Neural Dynamics, University of Ottawa
2010 - 2012
Sharon Lubkin
Mathematics, North Carolina State University
2011 - 2013
Gregory Mack
Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, Battelle Memorial Institute
2006 - 2008
Paul Magwene
Biology, Duke University
2009 - 2011
L. Mahadevan
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University
2010 - 2012
Philip Maini
Centre for Mathematical Biology, University of Oxford
Claudia Neuhauser
Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior, University of Minnesota
2006 - 2008
Karl Niklas
Plant Biology, Cornell University
2008 - 2010
Lior Pachter
Department of Mathematics, University of California, Berkeley
2008 - 2010
Alan Perelson
Theoretical Biology and Biophysics Group, Los Alamos National Laboratory
2006 - 2008
Linda Petzold
Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara
2007 - 2009
Michael Reed
Mathematics, Duke University
John Rinzel
Center for Neural Science, New York University
2006 - 2008
Stephen Ruberg
Statistics, Purdue University
Steven Rust
Battelle Memorial Institute
2009 - 2011
Stanislav Shvartsman
Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, Princeton University
2008 - 2010
James Sneyd
Mathematics, The University of Auckland
2008 - 2010
Terence Speed
Bioinformatics, Walter & Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research
2008 - 2009
John Taulbee
Procter & Gamble
2008
Terry Therneau
Division of Biostatistics, Mayo Clinic
2008
Frank Tobin
Tobin Consulting LLC, Tobin Consulting LLC
2006 - 2008
Jack Tuszynski
Oncology, University of Alberta
2012 - 2014
John Tyson
Computational Cell Biology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
2006 - 2008
Steven Vogel
Biology, Duke University
2007 - 2009
Michael Waterman
Biological Sciences, Mathematics, and Computer Science, University of Southern California
2006 - 2008
Raimond Winslow
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
2006 - 2008