The Honorable Gordon R. England, President
Chairman of the Board
V1 Analytical Solutions
NAE Member

Amelie G. Ramirez, Dr.P.H, M.P.H., Vice President
Director, Institute for Health Promotion Research
Dielmann Chair, Health Disparities and Community Outreach
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
NAM Member

David W. Russell, Ph.D., Past President
Vice Provost
Dean of Basic Research
Eugene McDermott Distinguished Chair in Molecular Genetics
Professor, Biophysics and Molecular Genetics
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
NAS Member

Kenneth E. Arnold, P.E., Treasurer
Senior Technical Advisor
Oxy
NAE Member

Brendan Lee, M.D., Ph.D., Treasurer-Elect
Robert and Janice McNair Endowed Chair in Molecular and Human Genetics
Professor and Chairman of the Department of Molecular and Human Genetics
Baylor College of Medicine
NAM Member

Danny D. Reible, Ph.D., Secretary
Donovan Maddox Distinguished Engineering Chair
Texas Tech University
NAE Member

C. Thomas Caskey, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.M.G., F.R.S.C.
Professor, Molecular & Human Genetics
Baylor College of Medicine
NAM, NAS Member

Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D.
Ashbel Smith Professor and Director of Pediatric Transplantation Surgery
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
NAM Member

Brian Clark, Ph.D.
Fellow
Schlumberger
NAE Member

Melanie H. Cobb, Ph.D.
Jane and Bill Browning, Jr. Chair of Biomedical Sciences, Department of Pharmacology
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
NAS Member

Bonnie J. Dunbar, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Aerospace
Director, TEES Institute
TEES Institute of Engineering Education & Innovation
Texas A&M University
NAE Member

Peter J. Hotez, M.D., Ph.D.
President of the Sabin Vaccine Institute
Dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine
Professor of Pediatrics and Molecular Virology & Microbiology
Texas Children’s Hospital Endowed Chair of Tropical Pediatrics
Baylor College of Medicine
NAM Member

Danny O. Jacobs, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.S.
Executive Vice President, Provost and Dean of the School of Medicine
Thomas N. & Gleaves T. James Distinguished Chair
Professor in the Departments of Surgery, Preventive Medicine and Community Health, and Institute for Translational Sciences
The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
NAM Member

David J. Mangelsdorf, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair of the Department of Pharmacology
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Alfred G. Gilman Distinguished Chair in Pharmacology
Raymond and Ellen Willie Distinguished Chair in Molecular Neuropharmacology
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
NAS Member

David J. Meltzer, Ph.D.
Henderson-Morrison Professor of Prehistory
Executive Director, Quest Archaeological Research Program
Southern Methodist University
NAS Member

Bob Metcalfe, Ph.D.
Venture Partner, Polaris Venture Partners
Professor of Innovation and Murchison Fellow of Free Enterprise
The University of Texas at Austin
NAE Member

Antonios G. Mikos, Ph.D.
Louis Calder Professor of Bioengineering and Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Director, J.W. Cox Laboratory for Biomedical Engineering and the Director of the Center for Excellence in Tissue Engineering
Rice University
NAE, NAM Member

Sharon L. Wood, Ph.D.
Dean, Cockrell School of Engineering
Cockrell Family Chair in Engineering #14
The University of Texas at Austin
NAE Member

Honorary Chair

The Honorable Kay Bailey Hutchison
United States Senator, 1993-2013

Founding Co-chairs

Michael S. Brown, M.D.
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Nobel Laureate, 1985
NAM, NAS Member

IN MEMORIAM
Richard E. Smalley, Ph.D.

Rice University
Nobel Laureate, 1996
NAS Member