Scientific Advisory Board

Membership on the Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) is open to Directors and distinguished scientists external to the Board who are familiar with the areas of research in which the institute engages. The SAB conducts an annual overview of the institute’s research programs.

Mary Lou Guerinot, Ph.D

Scientific Advisory Board, Chair
Ronald and Deborah Harris Professor in the Sciences
Department of Biological Sciences
Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH

Professor Sir David Baulcombe, PhD, F.Med.Sci., F.R.S.

Regius Professor of Botany
Royal Society Edward Penley Abraham Research Professor, Department of Plant Sciences
University of Cambridge
Cambridge, UK

Paul Chomet, Ph.D.

Director of Ag Alliances
NRGene
St. Louis, MO

Machi Dilworth, Ph.D.

Vice President of Gender Equality Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Okinawa, Japan / Retired, Director of Office of International Science and Engineering, National Science Foundation
Kamuela, HI

Arthur Grossman, Ph.D.

Staff Scientist, Department of Plant Biology
Carnegie Institution for Science
Courtesy Professor, Department of Biology
Stanford University
Stanford, CA

Jacqueline Heard, M.B.A., Ph.D.

Venture Partner
Anterra Capital
Boston, MA

Eric Lyons

Assistant Professor – The School of Plant Sciences, iPlant Collaborative
University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ

Christine Smart

Director, School of Integrative Plant Biology
Professor, Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section, Cornell University
Ithaca, NY

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