External Advisory Board

Photo: from the 2018 EAB Meeting, with EAB members Harel Weinstein, Badri Roysam, Martin Meier-Schellersheim, Zaida (Zan) Luthey-Schulten, Les Loew and Mark Ellisman (from right to left).
 Photo: from the 2018 EAB Meeting, Q&A session of the Overall introduction by the MMBioS PI, Ivet Bahar

The External Advisory Board is composed of national experts in relevant fields of structural biology, cellular modeling, computational neuroscience, and biomedical imaging. They advise MMBioS on operations, provide critiques of the TR&D efforts, and offer valuable input to selecting and prioritizing collaborative projects and workhops.

actonScott Acton, PhD
Program Director, Division of Computing and Communication Foundations
National Science Foundation
Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering
University of Virginia

Stacey Finley, PhD
Gordon S. Marshall Early Career Chair
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
University of Southern California

loewLes Loew, PhD
Boehringer Ingelheim Chair in Cell Sciences Professor of Cell Biology
Professor of Computer Science and Engineering
Director, R. D. Berlin Center for Cell Analysis and Modeling
University of Connecticut Health Center





Zaida (Zan) Luthey-Schulten, PhD
William H. and Janet G. Lycan Professor of Chemistry
Professor - Center for Biophysics and Quantitative Biology
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Meier-SchellersheimMartin Meier-Schellersheim, PhD
Chief, Computational Biology Section, Laboratory of Systems Biology
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH

Linda Petzold, PhD
Distinguished Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and the Department of Computer Science (Chair 2003-2007)
Director of the Computational Science and Engineering Graduate Emphasis at the University of California Santa Barbara
Member of the US National Academy of Engineering (NAE), and a Fellow of ACM, ASME, SIAM, and AAAS




 roysamBadrinath "Badri" Roysam, PhD
Professor and Chair of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Houston



Ex officio members

strickPeter Strick, PhD
Distinguished Professor & Chair of Neurobiology
Director, Systems Neuroscience Institute
Co-Director, Center for Neuroscience
Co-Director, Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition
Professor, Departments of Neurological Surgery, Physical Medicine & Rehabiliation and Psychiatry
University of Pittsburgh


Previous EAB Members

mark2Mark Ellisman, PhD
Director, National Center for Microscopy and Imaging Research (NCMIR)
Professor, Neurosciences and Bioengineering
Director, Center for Research in Biological Systems (CRBS)
University of California, San Diego (UCSD)

urbanNathan Urban, PhD
Lehigh University of Pennsylvania

weinsteinHarel Weinstein, DSc
Maxwell M. Upson Professor of Physiology and Biophysics
Chairman, Department of Physiology and Biophysics
Director, Institute for Computational Biomedicine
Chair, Graduate Program in Physiology, Biophysics and Systems Biology
Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University (WCMC)



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