Scientific Advisory Committee

Our international Scientific Advisory Board provides expert advice to help guide our strategy and activities, and identify key issues and trends relevant to global biodata infrastructure.
Ron Appel (Chair)
Joint Executive Director, SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics
Phil Bourne
Dean, School of Data Science and Professor of Biomedical Engineering, University of Virginia
Josefina Campos
Director of Unidad Operativa Centro Nacional de Genómica y Bioinformática at ANLIS “Dr Carlos G. Malbrán”, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Christine Durinx
Managing Director, Vlaams Instituut voor Biotechnologie
Varsha Khodiyar
Data Integration Curator (Consultant), AstraZeneca, UK
Paula Mabee
Chief Scientist and Observatory Director, National Ecological Observatory Network, USA
Nicola Mulder
Professor and head of the Computational Biology (CBIO) division at the University of Cape Town

Principal investigator of H3ABioNet, a Pan African bioinformatics network for H3Africa”

Philippe Sanseau
GSK, Head of the Global Computational Biology and Stats Department at GSK Pharma R&D in Target Sciences
Yongbiao Xue
Director of Beijing Institute of Genomics (BIG), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and China National Center for Bioinformation (CNCB), Beijing, China