Leadership

Our leadership team drives the strategic direction of the organization. As a nonprofit organization, The Jackson Laboratory is governed by its Board of Trustees.

Board of Trustees

  • Thomas C. Barry
  • David R. Cabot
  • Kathleen A. Corbet
  • Louis J. D’Ambrosio
  • Timothy D. Dattels
  • David D. Elliman
  • Anthony B. Evnin, Ph.D.
  • James J. Gallogly, Treasurer
  • Peter F. Gerrity, Secretary
  • Richard S. Gurin
  • Charles E. Hewett, Ph.D.
  • Leo A. Holt
  • Weslie R. Janeway, Vice Chair 
  • Richard S. Lannamann
  • Sam R. Little
  • Edison T. Liu, M.D.
  • Neal B. Milch, J.D.
  • Dennis Paustenbach, Ph.D.
  • Charles M. Rice, Ph.D.
  • Janet Rossant, Ph.D.
  • David J. Roux, Chair
  • Edward Rubin, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Joan Steitz, Ph.D.
  • Brian F. Wruble

Chairs Emeriti

  • Robert Alvine
  • John C. Beck
  • Markley H. Boyer, M.D.
  • Winthrop Knowlton
  • David E. Shaw
  • Donald A. Stern, Esq.
  • Brian F. Wruble

Trustees Emeriti

  • Robert C. Beck
  • Nathaniel R. Bowditch
  • Joseph M. Cohen
  • Ann M. Hirschhorn, M.D.
  • Julius R. Krevans, M.D.
  • Terry Magnuson, Ph.D.
  • William Rudolf
  • Paul S. Russell, M.D.
  • Henry F. Sears, M.D.
  • Brian Sherwin
  • Shirley M. Tilghman, Ph.D.
  • Daniel R. Tishman
  • Carlo Vittorini

Honorary Trustees

  • Robert P. Adelman
  • William L. Elkins, M.D.
  • George J. Gillespie III, Esq.
  • William S. Harwood, Esq.
  • Barbara Sanford Hugus, Ph.D.
  • Nancy J. Kelley, J.D.
  • Dwight E. Lee 
  • John C. Maxwell Jr.
  • Hamilton Robinson Jr., Esq.
  • Edward L. Samek
  • W. Tom Sawyer Jr.
  • Willys K. Silvers, Ph.D.
  • Harold E. Varmus, M.D.

Board of Scientific Counselors

David T. Burke, Ph.D.
University of Michigan Medical School

Geoffrey Duyk, M.D., Ph.D.
Partner and Managing Director
TPG Biotech

Kenneth Fasman, Ph.D.
Vice President and Chief Science Officer
Dr. Miriam and Sheldon G. Adelson
Medical Research Foundation

Nicholas Katsanis, Ph.D.
Duke University Medical Center

Andras Nagy, Ph.D.
Mount Sinai Hospital
Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute

Louis J. Ptacek, M.D.
UCSF Mission Bay, Box 2922
Fu and Ptacek Laboratories

Aviv Regev, Ph.D.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Department of Biology

Nadia Rosenthal, Ph.D.
EMBL Australia
Australian Regenerative Medicine
Institute
Monash University

David Valle, M.D.
Johns Hopkins University School of
Medicine
Institute of Genetic Medicine