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Scientific Board


Harold Varmus, M.D., Chair of Board and Executive Committee
President and Chief Executive Officer
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
United States

Tadataka (Tachi) Yamada, M.D., Member, Executive Committee
Global Health Program
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
United States

Elias A. Zerhouni, M.D., Member, Executive Committee
Director, National Institutes of Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
United States

Sir Roy Anderson, Ph.D., F.R.S., Member, Scientific Board
Professor and Head
Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology 
Imperial College of the University of London
United Kingdom

Alan Bernstein, O.C., Ph.D., F.R.S.C, Member, Scientific Board
Executive Director
Global HIV Vaccine Enterprise
United States

Mary Jane Cardosa, Ph.D., Member, Scientific Board
Professor of Virology
Institute of Health and Community Medicine
Universiti Malaysia Sarawak

Pierre Chartrand, Ph.D., Member, Scientific Board
Acting President of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research 
Canadian Institutes of Health Research / Instituts de recherche en santé du Canada

Christine M. Debouck, Ph.D., Member, Scientific Board
Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology Consultant
United States

Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., Member, Scientific Board
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
National Institutes of Health
United States

William Foege, M.D., M.P.H., Member, Scientific Board
Senior Fellow
Global Health Program
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
United States

Nirmal Kumar Ganguly, M.D., Member, Scientific Board
Director General
Indian Council for Medical Research

Julie Louise Gerberding, M.D., M.P.H., Member, Scientific Board
Former Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Associate Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco

Fotis C. Kafatos, Ph.D., Member, Scientific Board
Chair in Insect Immunogenetics
Department of Biological Sciences
Faculty of Life Sciences
Imperial College London
United Kingdom

Gerald T. Keusch, M.D., Member, Scientific Board
Assistant Provost for Global Health, Medical Campus 
and Associate Dean for Global Health
Boston University
United States

Francis Kwesi Nkrumah, M.D., Ph.D., Member, Scientific Board
Former Director
Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research
University of Ghana, ACCRA

Sir Gustav Nossal, Ph.D., F.R.S., Member, Scientific Board
Department of Pathology
University Of Melbourne

Odile Puijalon, Ph.D., Member, Scientific Board
Chef de Laboratoire
Institut Pasteur

Yiming Shao, M.D., Ph.D., Member, Scientific Board
Chief Expert
National Center for AIDS/STD Control and Prevention

Peter A. Singer M.D., M.P.H., F.R.C.P.C., Member, Scientific Board
Senior Scientist, McLaughlin Centre for Molecular Medicine
Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto and University Health Network

Mark Walport, Ph.D.,MB. BChir., Member, Scientific Board
The Wellcome Trust
United Kingdom

Florence Muringi Wambugu, Ph.D., Member, Scientific Board
A Harvest Biotech Foundation International(AHBFI)

Yongyuth Yuthavong, Ph.D., Member, Scientific Board
Senior Scientist
National Science and Technology Development Agency

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