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 Microbiology and Cell Science
University of Florida
P.O. Box 110700
Gainesville, FL 32611


BOEHNKE, Michael, Ph.D.

School of Public Health
University of Michigan
1415 Washington Heights
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

GREEN, Rachel, Ph.D

Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics
School of Medicine
Johns Hopkins University
725 N. Wolfe Street 702A PCTB
Baltimore, MD 21205

GUY, R. Kiplin, Ph.D

Dean, College of Pharmacy
University of Kentucky
789 S. Limestone St., Rm. 214H
Lexington, KY 40536-0596


Department of Medicine (Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine)
and of Microbiology & Immunology
Stanford University
3801 Miranda Ave Ste 154T
Building 101 Room B4 185
Palo Alto, CA 94304

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
830 North University Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Executive Secretary

OSTELL, James M., Ph.D.

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