Boards

Updated: February 22, 2017

The CBC is supported by a number of academic leaders from Northwestern University, the University of Chicago, and the University of Illinois at Chicago. In addition to Chicago area leadership, our board membership includes a group of interdisciplinary advisors outside of the CBC’s member institutions. The CBC boards meet regularly to discuss CBC initiatives, grants and strategies.


External Advisory Board

Updated: February 22, 2017

CBC External Advisory Board (EAB) is being realigned with CBC Phase 2 (2017-2021). CBC Phase 1 (2006-2016) EAB members are listed below:

Russ Altman, MD, PhD
Professor of Bioengineering, Genetics, and Medicine;
Chairman, Department of Bioengineering, Stanford University

Rick Blume, MBA
Managing Director, Excel Medical Ventures

Steven Henikoff, PhD
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute;
Member, Basic Sciences Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Marc Kirschner, PhD
Professor and Chair, Department of Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School

Terry Mazany
President and CEO, The Chicago Community Trust

David E. Miller
President and CEO (retired), Illinois Biotechnology Industry Organization (iBIO)

Gideon Searle
Searle Family Representative

Nydia Searle
Searle Consultants


Scientific Review Board

Updated: February 20, 2017

Navdeep S. Chandel, PhD ▸ Lab Link
David W. Cugell, M.D., Professor;
Professor, Medicine-Pulmonary and Cell and Molecular Biology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University

Daniel Dombeck, PhD ▸ Lab Link
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurobiology, Northwestern University

David Eddington, PhD ▸ Lab Link
Associate Professor of Bioengineering, Department of Bioengineering
University of Illinois at Chicago

Nancy E. Freitag, PhD ▸ Lab Link
Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago

Michael Glotzer, PhD ▸ Lab Link
Professor, Department of Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology, The University of Chicago

Robert Holmgren, PhD ▸ Lab Link
Professor, Department of Molecular Biosciences, Northwestern University

Mark J Mandel, PhD ▸ Lab Link
Associate Professor of Microbiology-Immunology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University

Larry Miller, PhD ▸ Lab Link
Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry
University of Illinois at Chicago

Dan Nicolae, PhD ▸ Lab Link
Professor, Department of Human Genetics, The University of Chicago

John O’Bryan, PhD ▸ Lab Link
Associate Professor of Pharmacology, Department of Pharmacology, College of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago

*Stephanie Palmer, PhD ▸ Lab Link
Assistant Professor, Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, The University of Chicago

Michael Rust, PhD ▸ Lab Link
Assistant Professor, Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology, Institute for Genomics and Systems Biology
The University of Chicago

*Begins term in Fall 2017