Board of Scientific Counselors

The Board of Scientific Counselors of the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) advises the NIH Director, Deputy Director for Intramural Research, the NLM Director, and the NCBI Director about the intramural research and development programs of the NCBI. Regularly scheduled visits are held by the Board members for assessment of NCBI research and development programs in progress, assessment of proposed programs, and evaluation of the productivity and performance of staff scientists. Meetings are held twice a year at the National Library of Medicine.



Department of Medicine (Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine)
and of Microbiology & Immunology
Stanford University
Palo Alto, CA 94304


BOEHNKE, Michael, Ph.D.

School of Public Health
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

MAKOVA, Kateryna, Ph.D.

Department of Biology
Penn State University
University Park, PA 16802

POLLARD, Katherine, Ph.D.

Gladstone Institutes
University of California
San Francisco, CA 94158

SLONIM, Donna, Ph.D.

Department of Computer Science
Tufts University
Medford, MA 02155

SOLTIS, Pamela, Ph.D.

Florida Museum of Natural History
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611

SALZBERG, Steven, Ph.D.

McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD 21205

ZHANG, Jianzhi George, Ph.D.

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Executive Secretary

OSTELL, James M., Ph.D.

National Center for Biotechnology Information
National Library of Medicine
Bethesda, MD 20894