Board of Trustees
J. Craig Venter, Ph.D.
Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer, J. Craig Venter Institute
Erling J. Norrby, M.D., Ph.D.
Vice Chairman, J. Craig Venter Institute; Professor at the Center for History of Science, The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
Rita R. Colwell, Ph.D.
Distinguished University Professor, University of Maryland, College Park and Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health; Senior Advisor and Chairman Emeritus, Canon U.S. Life Sciences; President and CEO, CosmosID, Inc.
Theodore N. Danforth
Jack E. Dixon, Ph.D.
Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Robert M. Friedman, Ph.D.
Chief Operating Officer, J. Craig Venter Institute
William R. Harman, J.D.
Kenneth Nealson, Ph.D.
Distinguished Investigator, J. Craig Venter Institute; Wrigley Professor of Geobiology, USC
Karen E. Nelson, Ph.D.
President, J. Craig Venter Institute
Dean Ornish, M.D.
Founder and President, Preventive Medicine Research Institute; and Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
Chairman and CEO of Plenus, S.A. de C.V.
Thomas J. Schneider, Ph.D., J.D.
President, CEO and Founder of Restructuring Associates Inc.; Chairman and CEO of Schneider (Australia) Consulting, Ltd., Pty.; Of-Counsel at the law firm of O'Connor and Hannan
Hamilton O. Smith, M.D.
Scientific Director Synthetic Biology and Bioenergy, J. Craig Venter Institute
Susan Serota Taylor, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, and Department of Pharmacology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute