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
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
Paul Chomet, Ph.D.
Director of Ag Alliances
St. Louis, MO
Arthur Grossman, Ph.D.
Staff Scientist, Department of Plant Biology
Carnegie Institution for Science
Courtesy Professor, Department of Biology
Jacqueline Heard, M.B.A., Ph.D.
Director, School of Integrative Plant Biology
Professor, Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section, Cornell University
Jane Silverthorne, Ph.D
Retired – Deputy Assistant Director Directorate for Biological Sciences
National Science Foundation