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
Ronald and Deborah Harris Professor in the Sciences
Department of Biological Sciences
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.
Associate Professor – The School of Plant Sciences, iPlant Collaborative
University of Arizona
Director, School of Integrative Plant Biology
Professor, Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section, Cornell University
Jane Silverthorne, Ph.D
Senior Scientific Advisor for the Supporters of Agricultural Research (SoAR) Foundation
Retired – Deputy Assistant Director Directorate for Biological Sciences
National Science Foundation