Our Scientific Advisory Board

The discussions and decisions of our Board of Management are guided by the expert advice of our illustrious Scientific Advisory Board. Their valued, regular review of our research is essential to our mission and focus.

Members of the Scientific Advisory Board

Professor David Altshuler

Professor David Altshuler, a clinical endocrinologist and human geneticist, is a founding core member of the Broad Institute and has directed the Broad's Programme in Medical and Population Genetics since 2003. In 2009 he was named the Broad's first chief academic officer.

Professor Anton Berns

Professor Anton Berns is Chair of the Institute's Scientific Advisory Board. Anton is Group Leader in the Molecular Genetics division at The Netherlands Cancer Institute.

Professor David Lipman

Professor David Lipman is the Director of the National Center for Biotechnology Information at the National Institutes of Health, home to the world's largest sequencing database GenBank. His research interests are in sequence comparison methods; comparative genomics; and molecular evolution.

Professor Kevin Marsh

Professor Kevin Marsh is a senior advisor to the African Academy of Sciences and professor of tropical medicine at the university of Oxford. He has many roles in global health advisory groups and his research interests are focused on child health in the tropics.

Professor Sir Paul Nurse

Professor Paul Nurse is President of The Rockefeller University; his primary research interest is in the cell cycle of fission yeast. In 2001, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicinefor his work on cell cycle regulation.

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