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
  • 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.
  • 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

Nicholas Katsanis, Ph.D.
Duke University Medical Center

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

Michel Nussenzweig, M.D., Ph.D.
The Rockefeller University

Louis J. Ptacek, M.D.
University of California, San Francisco

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

Janet Rossant, Ph.D.
Hospital for Sick Children
University of Toronto

John C. Schimenti, Ph.D.
Cornell University