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


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

Awards Committee (chair), 2024 Conference coordination (chair)


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


Previous ISB EC Members

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