Executive Committee (EC)

2022-2023 ISB EC

Ruth Lovering, Chair
UCL, London, UK
EC member since 2019-2020

Secretary 2020-2022


Robin Haw, Secretary and temporary Treasurer
Ontario Institute for Cancer Research, Canada
EC member since 2020-2021

Treasurer 2020-2022


Sue Bello, Deputy Chair
Mouse Genome Informatics, USA
EC member since 2022-2023


Nicole Vasilevsky, Deputy Secretary
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, USA
EC member since 2017-2018

Chair 2020-2022, Secretary 2017-2020


Tarcisio Mendes de Farias, Deputy Treasurer
SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, Switzerland
EC member since 2022-2023

IT committee (chair)


Raul Rodriguez-Esteban, Deputy Treasurer
Roche Pharmaceuticals, Switzerland
EC member since 2022-2023


Rama B

Rama Balakrishnan
Genentech, USA
EC member since 2017-2018


Mary Ann Tuli

Mary Ann Tuli
GigaScience Journal, BGI-Hong Kong, UK
EC member since 2018-2019

Equity and Diversity (chair)


Federica Quaglia
National Research Council / UniPD, IT
EC member since 2021-2022

Training, Outreach and Communication (chair); 2023 Conference coordination (chair)


Parul Gupta
Oregon State University, USA
EC member since 2021-2022

Membership Officer

The term of the Executive Committee goes from November 1st to October 31.

Previous ISB EC Members


Sushma Naithani
Oregon State University, USA
EC member 2021-2022


Randi Vita

Randi Vita
La Jolla Institute, San Diego, CA
EC member 2019-2022


Frederic Bastian

Frédéric Bastian
SIB – Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics
EC member 2018-2021


Jane Lomax

Jane Lomax
SciBite, UK
EC member 2018-2021


Sandra Orchard
European Bioinformatics Institute, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, UK
EC member 2015-2021
Treasurer 2015-2018, Chair 2018-2020


Sylvain Poux
SIB – Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, Switzerland
EC member 2014-2020
Treasurer 2018-2020


Cecelia Arighi

Cecilia Arighi
University of Delaware, USA
EC member 2015-2018
Chair 2017-2018, Secretary 2016-2017


Teresa Attwood
University of Manchester, UK
EC member 2009-2015


Alex Bateman
European Bioinformatics Institute, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, UK
EC member 2009-2015
Chair 2013-2015


Tanya Berardini
Phoenix Bioinformatics, USA
EC member 2010-2012
Secretary 2010-2011


Lydie Bougueleret
Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, Switzerland
EC member 2009-2011
Treasurer 2010-2011


Mike Cherry
Stanford University, USA
EC member 2010-2016
Chair 2015-2016


Pascale Gaudet
SIB – Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics,
Switzerland
EC member 2009-2013
Chair 2009-2013


Melissa Haendel
Oregon State University, USA
EC member 2013-2017


Jennifer Harrow
Welcome Trust Sanger Institute, UK
EC member 2013-2015


Tadashi Imanishi
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan
EC member 2009-2013


Renate Kania
Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies, Germany
EC member 2011-2013


Suzanna Lewis
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA
EC member 2015-2018


Pete McQuilton

Peter McQuilton
FAIRsharing, Oxford e-Research Centre, UK
EC member since 2016-2019


Monica Munoz-Torres
Oregon State University, USA
EC member 2012-2017
Chair 2016-2017, Secretary 2012-2016


Claire O’Donovan
European Bioinformatics Institute, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, UK
EC member 2010-2016
Treasurer 2010-2011


Lorna Richardson
Medical Research Council Human Genetics Unit, UK
EC member 2009-2013
Secretary 2009-2010 and 2011-2012


Marc Robinson-Rechavi
University of Lusanne, Switzerland
EC member 2011-2015
Treasurer 2011-2015


Andrew Su

Andrew Su
The Scripps Research Institute, USA
EC member since 2016-2019


Owen White
University of Maryland School of Medicine, USA
EC member 2009-2010


Ioannis Xenarios
Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, Switzerland
EC member 2009-2011


Chisato Yamasaki
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan
EC member 2011-2013


Zhang Zhang
Beijing Institute of Genomics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
EC member 2015-2018