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President's Council

Peter Agre, Nobel Laureate; Univ. Prof. and Director, Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Inst., Dept. Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Bloomberg School of Public Health

James Allison, Nobel Laureate; Chair, Department of Immunology, Director Parker Institute for Cancer Research, Executive Director of the Immunotherapy Platform at MD Anderson Cancer Center

Richard Axel, Nobel Laureate; University Professor, Columbia Univ.; Investigator, HHMI

David Baltimore, Nobel Laureate; President Emeritus, Caltech

Etienne-Emile Baulieu, Former President, French Academy of Sciences

Paul Berg, Nobel Laureate; Professor Emeritus, Dept. of Biochemistry, Stanford University

Len Blavatnik, Chairman, Access Industries, Inc.

Irina Bokova, Former Director General, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

Michael S. Brown, Nobel Laureate; Prof. of Molecular Genetics, Univ. of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Linda Buck, Nobel Laureate; Investigator for HHMI; Member of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Karen E. Burke, Dermatologist & Research Scientist; Honorary Life Governor, The New York Academy of Sciences

Thomas R. Cech, Nobel Laureate; Distinguished Prof., University of Colorado, Boulder

Martin Chalfie,Nobel Laureate; University Professor of Biological Sciences, Columbia University

Steven Chu, Nobel Laureate; William R. Kenan, Jr. Prof. of Physics, Prof. of Molecular and Cellular Physiology, Stanford University; Former U.S. Secretary of Energy

Aaron J. Ciechanover, Nobel Laureate; Distinguished Research Professor, Tumor and Vascular Biology Research Center, Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Inst. of Tech., Haifa, Israel

Kenneth L. Davis, President and CEO of the Mount Sinai Health System in New York City

Peter Doherty, Nobel Laureate; Researcher, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee; Univ. of Melbourne, Australia

Mikael Dolsten, President, Worldwide Research and Development; Senior

Vice-President, Pfizer Inc

Jan Eliasson, Former Deputy Secretary-General to the United Nations

Joachim Frank, Nobel Laureate; Director, Frank Lab, Columbia University

Jerome I. Friedman, Nobel Laureate; Institute Professor and Professor of Physics, Emeritus, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Kristalina Georgieva, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund

Joseph Goldstein, Nobel Laureate; Chairman, Molecular Genetics, Univ.

of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

S. "Kris" Gopalakrishnan, Chairman, Axilor Ventures/Co-founder Infosys

Glenda Greenwald, President, Aspen Brain Institute

David Gross, Nobel Laureate; Chancellor's Chair Professor of Theoretical Physics, Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, UCSB

William A. Haseltine, Chairman and President, ACCESS Health International, Inc.

Hon. Jerry MacArthur Hultin, Senior Presidential Fellow, New York University; President Emeritus, Polytechnic Institute of NYU; former Under Secretary of the Navy

Louis J. Ignarro, Nobel Laureate; Member, Brain Research Institute, UCLA; Professor Emeritus, Molecular & Medical Pharmacology, UCLA

Eric Kandel, Nobel Laureate; Prof., Physiology & Cell Biology, Columbia University

Mehmood Khan, Chief Executive Officer, Life Biosciences, Inc.; Former Vice Chairman and Chief Scientific Officer of Global Research and Development, PepsiCo

Kiyoshi Kurokawa, Former Science Advisor to the Prime Minister of Japan; Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)

Roderick MacKinnon, Nobel Laureate; John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Prof., The Rockefeller University; Investigator, HHMI

Richard Menschel, Senior Director, Goldman Sachs

Ronay Menschel, Chairman of the Board, Phipps Houses; Board of Overseers, Weill Cornell Medical College

H.E. Amina Mohammed, Deputy Secretary General, United Nations

Ferid Murad, Nobel Laureate; Director, IMM Center for Cell Signaling, The University of Texas at Houston

John F. Niblack, Former President, Pfizer Global Research & Development; Honorary Life Governor, The New York Academy of Sciences

Paul Nurse, Nobel Laureate; Former President, The Rockefeller University; Former President, The Royal Society, London; Chief Executive, The Francis Crick Institute

Yoshinori Ohsumi, Nobel Laureate; Professor, Institute of Innovative Research, Tokyo Institute of Technology (IIR)

John O'Keefe, Nobel Laureate; Wellcome Trust Principal Research Fellow and Prof. of Cognitive Neuroscience, Sainsbury Wellcome Centre, University College London

Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, Nobel Laureate; Past President, The Royal Society

Richard Roberts, Nobel Laureate; Chief Scientific Officer, New England Biolabs

James E. Rothman, Nobel Laureate; Yale University School of Medicine, Fergus F. Wallace Professor of Cell Biology and Professor of Chemistry; Chairman, Department of Cell Biology; Director, Nanobiology Institute

Jeffrey D. Sachs, Special Advisor to the UN Secretary General on the Sustainable Development Goals and Director of Center for Sustainable Development, Columbia University

Bengt Samuelsson, Nobel Laureate; Prof., Medical & Physiological Chem., Karolinska Inst.; Former Chairman, The Nobel Foundation

Ismail Serageldin, Emeritus Librarian of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina and member of the Board of Trustees of the library of Alexandria

Phillip A. Sharp, Nobel Laureate; Director, The McGovern Institute, MIT Center for Cancer Research

K. Barry Sharpless, Nobel Laureate; The Sharpless Lab, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA

Feike Sijbesma, CEO/Chairman of the Managing Board, Royal DSM

Paul Stoffels, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman, Galapagos NV; Former
Chief Scientific Officer, Johnson & Johnson

Jack W. Szostak, Nobel Laureate; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Professor of Genetics, Harvard Medical School; Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University;
Alex. A. Rich Distinguished Investigator, Department of Molecular Biology, Massachusetts General Hospital

Diana Taylor, Vice-Chair, Solera Capital LLC

Marc Tessier-Lavigne, President, Stanford University

Craig B. Thompson, President and CEO, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Shirley Tilghman, President Emerita/Professor of Molecular Biology, Princeton University

Rainer Weiss, Nobel Laureate; Professor of Physics, Emeritus Massachusettes Institute of Technology

George Whitesides, Woodford L. & Ann A. Flowers University Professor, Harvard University

Torsten N. Wiesel, Nobel Laureate; Chairman Emeritus, The New York Academy of Sciences; Former Secretary General, Human Frontier Science Program Organization; President Emeritus, The Rockefeller Univ.

Frank Wilczek, Nobel Laureate; Herman Feshbach Professor of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Ernst-Ludwig Winnacker, Secretary General, Human Frontier Science Program Organization; Former Secretary General, European Research Council; Former President, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, Germany

Andrew Witty, Chancellor, University of Nottingham UK; Former Chief Executive Officer, GlaxoSmithKline

Michael W. Young, Nobel Laureate; Richard and Jeanne Fisher Professor/Vice President for Academic Affairs, The Rockefeller University

Tan Sri Zakri Abdul Hamid, Ambassador and Science Advisor, Campaign For Nature

Elias Zerhouni, Former President, Global Research & Development, Sanofi-aventis

Guangzhao Zhou, Former Chairman, Chinese Association of Science & Technology