GSC Membership

The Genomic Standards Consortium has an open membership policy. If you would like to join the GSC, please contact the Secretary by clicking on Contact on the menubar. We also recommend that you subscribe to the GSC’s general mailing list.

Current Members

Name Affiliation
Niyaz Ahmed Pathogen Biology Laboratory, Department of Biotechnology, School of Life Sciences, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, India
Michael J. Allen Plymouth Marine Laboratory, Prospect Place, Plymouth, UK
Linda A. Amaral-Zettler Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA, USA
Michael P. Anderson Oklahoma State University, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Stillwater, OK, USA
Sam Angiuoli University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
John Archer University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
Michael Ashburner Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
Sandra Baldauf Department of Biology, University of York, Box 373, York, UK
Stuart Ballard ex NIEeS, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
Yiming Bao National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
Mesude Bicak NERC Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK
Matthew Bietz Department of Informatics, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
Judith Blake Jackson Laboratory. Bar Harbor, ME, USA
Jeffrey Boore Genome Project Solutions, Inc., Hercules, CA, USA
Pier Luigi Buttigieg Microbial Genomics Group, Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology & Jacobs University Bremen, Bremen, Germany
J. Gregory Caporaso Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ, USA
Patrick Chain Los Alamos National Laboratory, Bioscience Division, Los Alamos, NM, USA
Archana Chauhan UT-ORNL Joint Institute of Biological Sciences, Center for Environmental Biotechnology, The University of Tennessee Knoxville, TN, USA
Devassy Christo School of Environmental Studies, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin, India
Guy Cochrane EMBL Outstation. The European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI), Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, UK
James Cole Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
Chuck Cook EMBL Outstation. The European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI), Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, UK
Ian Cottingham Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, USA
Silvia Cretoiu Marine Microbiology Department, Royal Netherlands Institut for Sea Research, The Netherlands
Neil Davies UCB Gump Station, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
Peter Dawyndt StrainInfo.net bioportal, Ghent University, Belgium
John Deck Berkeley Natural History Museums, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA USA
Claude dePamphilis 208 Mueller Lab, University Park, PA, USA
Pradeep K. Divakar Departamento de Biologia Vegetal II, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Inna Dubchak Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, USA
W. Ryan Easterday Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
Scott Edmunds GigaScience BGI Shenzhen, China
Robert Edwards Computational Science Research Center, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA
Ryan Farris Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
Robert Feldman SymBio Corporation, 1455 Adams Dr. Menlo Park, CA, USA
Dawn Field NERC Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK
Naomi Forrester ex NERC Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Oxford, UK
Carole Foy LGC, Teddington, Middlesex, UK
Susan Fuerstenberg Genome Project Solutions Inc., Hercules, CA, USA
Ahmed H. Gad Life Sciences Department, Tulsa Community College, OK, USA
Rachel Gallery University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
George Garrity Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Michigan State University, USA
Pascale Gaudet Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, Geneva, Switzerland
Hassan Ghazal

Polydiscilinary Faculty of Nador, University Mohamed Premier, Morocco

Jack Gilbert Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL, USA
Paul Gilna DOE BioEnergy Research Center (BESC), Oak Rich National Laboratory, Oak Rich, TN, USA
Elizabeth Glass Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL, USA
Frank Oliver Glöckner Microbial Genome Research, Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology & Jacobs University Bremen, 28359 Bremen, Germany
Markus Göker DSMZ – German Collection of Microorganisms and Cell Cultures GmbH, Braunschweig, Germany
Gopal Gopinathrao Center for Food Security and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN)/FDA, USA
Tanya Gray ex NERC Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Oxford, UK
Jeffrey S. Grethe Center for Research in Biological Systems / CAMERA, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
David S. Guttman Department of Cell & Systems Biology/Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Lili Hao BIG Data Center in Beijing Institute of Genomics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beichen West Road, Chaoyang District Beijing 100101, China
Dan Haft The J. Craig Venter Institute, 9712 Medical Center Drive, Rockville, Maryland, USA, 20850
David Hancock The NERC Environmental Bioinformatics Centre, Oxford Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, UK
Alex Hardisty School of Computer Science & Informatics, Cardiff University, UK
Scott Harrison Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Michigan State University, USA
Christopher Henry Argonne National Laboratories, Argonne, IL, USA
Henning Hermjakob EMBL Outstation. The European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI), Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, UK
Christiane Hertz-Fowler Institute of Integrative Biology, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
Lynette Hirschman Information Technology Center, The MITRE Corporation, Bedford, MA, USA
William Hsiao Institute of Genome Sciences (IGS), University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
Samuel Yu-Lung Hsieh Department of Ecology, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, China
Phil Hugenholtz Microbial Ecology Program, DOE Joint Genome Institute, 2800 Mitchell Drive Bldg 400-404, Walnut Creek, CA, USA
Chris Hunter EMBL Outstation. The European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI), Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, UK
Keith James Sanger Institute, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, UK
Haeyoung Jeong Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology (KRIBB), Korea
Ian Joint Plymouth Marine Laboratory, Prospect Place, Plymouth, UK
Andy Jones Department of Preclinical Veterinary Science, University of Liverpool UK
Matthew Kane The National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA, USA
Peter D. Karp Bioinformatics Research Group, SRI International, Menlo Park, CA, USA
Jessie Kennedy School of Computing, Napier University, Merchiston Campus, Edinburgh, Scotland
Jihyun F. Kim Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology (KRIBB), Korea
Hans-Peter Klenk School of Biology, Ridley Building, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Rob Knight Department of Chemisitry and Biochemistry, University of Colorado at Boulder, CO, USA
Eugene Kolker Seattle Children’s Hospital, Seattle, WA, USA
Renzo Kottmann Microbial Genome Research, Jacobs University Bremen, Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen 28359 Germany
George Kowalchuk Netherlands Institute of Ecology, Department of Microbial Ecology and Free University of Amsterdam, Institute for Ecological Science, The Netherlands
Leonard Krishtalka Biodiversity Institute/Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, USA
Sunita Kumari Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY, USA
Carla L. Kuiken Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM, USA
Nikos Kyrpides DOE Joint Genome Institute, Walnut Creek, CA, USA
Carolyn J. Lawrence USDA-ARS and Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA
Jim Leebens-Mack Department of Plant Biology The University of Georgia Athens, GA, USA
Suzanna E. Lewis Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, 539 Life Sciences Addition, Berkeley, CA, USA
Na Li Wuhan Institute of Virology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan, China
Shaochuan Li BGI Shenzhen, Shenzhen, China
Andy Lilley ex NERC Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Oxford, UK
Allyson Lister School of Computing Science, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Nick Loman Centre for Systems Biology, School of Biosciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
Phillip Lord School of Computing Science, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Ramana Madupu The J. Craig Venter Institute, 9712 Medical Center Drive, Rockville, Maryland, USA, 20850
Eamonn Maguire OeRC, Oxford University, Oxford, UK
Natalia Maltsev Mathematics and Computer Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL, USA
Amit V. Mangrola Department of Life Sciences, Hemchandracharya North Gujarat University, Patan, Gujarat, India
Chunhong Mao Virginia Bioinformatics Institute (VBI) at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, USA
Victor Markowitz Biological Data Management and Technology Center, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA, USA
Jennifer Martiny Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California 455 Steinhaus Hall, Irvine, CA, USA
Marnix Medema Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany
Ulrich Melcher Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, USA
Barbara Methe The J. Craig Venter Institute, 9712 Medical Center Drive, Rockville, Maryland, USA, 20850
Folker Meyer Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL, USA
Enkelejda Miho Laboratory for Systems and Synthetic Immunology, Department of Biosystems and Science Engineering (http://www.bsse.ethz.ch), ETH Zurich, CH
Ilene Mizrachi National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda MD USA
Corrie Moreau Moreau Lab, Field Museum of Natural History, Department of Zoology, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Hiroshi Mori Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan
Norman Morrison The NERC Environmental Bioinformatics Centre, Oxford Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, UK
Richard Moxon Molecular Infectious Diseases Group, Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine and University of Oxford Department of Paediatrics, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK
Yasukazu Nakamura Center for Information Biology and DNA Data Bank of Japan, National Institute of Genetics, Research Organization of Information and Systems, Mishima, Shizuoka, Japan
Ken Nealson J. Craig Venter Institute at USC
Karen Nelson The J. Craig Venter Institute, 9712 Medical Center Drive, Rockville, Maryland, USA, 20850
Matthias Obst Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, Göteborg University, Sweden
Matthew O’Hara Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC), Canada
Rod Page Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, UK
Julian Parkhill Sanger Institute, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, UK
Jacob Parnell NEON, USA
Matthew Pocock School of Computing Science, University of Newcastle, UK
Victor Pollara Noblis, Inc., Falls Church, VA, USA
Joan Pontius Laboratory of Genomic Diversity, Frederick, MD, USA
Bharath Prithiviraj Environmental Engineering/Microbiology,
University of Colorado Boulder, CO 80309, USA
Lita M. Proctor National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, MD 20892 USA
Michael Raupach Senckenberg am Meer, Deutsches Zentrum für Marine Biodiversitätsforschung,
AG Molekulare Taxonomie mariner Organismen, Wilhelmshaven, Germany
Philippe Rocca-Serra OeRC, Oxford University, Oxford, UK
Guus Roeselers Microbial Genomics Group, TNO Quality of Life, Zeist, The Netherlands
Inigo San Gil Long Term Ecological Research Network Office. The University of New Mexico, Dept. of Biology, Albuquerque NM 87111, USA
Susanna-Assunta Sansone OeRC, Oxford University, Oxford, UK
Richard H. Scheuermann Department of Pathology, U.T. Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
David Schindel Consortium for the Barcode of Life, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, USA
Lynn Schriml University of Maryland School of Medicine, USA
Jeremy Selengut The J. Craig Venter Institute, 9712 Medical Center Drive, Rockville, Maryland, USA, 20850
Vineet K. Sharma RIKEN Genomic Sciences Center, Yokahama, Japan
Shivakumara Siddaramappa Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology
Biotech Park, Electronic City West Phase, Bangalore-560100, India
Amit Kumar Singh Department of Biochemistry, University of Allahabad, India
Tam Paterson Sneddon GigaDB, BGI Hong Kong Co., Ltd., Hong Kong
Shuhui Song Beijing Institute of Genomics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Andrew Spiers NERC Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Oxford, UK
Tulika P. Srivastava RIKEN Advanced Science Institute, Japan
Peter Sterk EMBL Outstation. The European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI), Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, UK
Robert Stevens School of Computer Science, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
Paul Swift NERC Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Oxford, UK
Xiangming Tang Nanjing Institute of Geography and Limnology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Nanjing, China
Yoshio Tateno Center for Information Biology and DNA Data Bank of Japan, National Institute of Genetics, Research Organization of Information and Systems, Mishima, Shizuoka, Japan
Tatiana Tatusova National Center for Biotechnology Information, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, 8600 Rockville Pike, Bethesda MD, USA
Chris Taylor EMBL Outstation. The European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI), Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, UK
Dave Taylor Unilever R&D Port Sunlight, Bebington CH63 3JW, UK
Todd Taylor RIKEN Genomic Sciences Center, Yokahama, Japan
Ben Temperton Plymouth Marine Laboratory, Plymouth, UK
Adrian Tett NERC Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Oxford, UK
Nicholas Thomson Sanger Institute, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, UK
Sarah Turner NERC Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Oxford, UK
Nicolas Tsesmetzis Shell International Exploration and Production Inc., Houston, TX, USA
David Ussery Center for Biological Sequence Analysis, Technical University of Denmark
Bob Vaughan Syngenta, Bracknell, UK
Naomi Ward The J. Craig Venter Institute, 9712 Medical Center Drive, Rockville, Maryland, USA, 20850
George Weinstock The Genome Institute, Washington University at St. Louis, USA
Trish Whetzel Stanford Center for Biomedical Informatics Research, National Center for Biomedical Ontology, Stanford University, CA, USA
Owen White University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
Andreas Wilke Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL, USA
Gareth Wilson ex NERC Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Oxford, UK
Anil Wipat School of Computing Science, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
John Wooley University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
Kai Xu Wuhan Institute of Virology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan, China
Pelin Yilmaz Microbial Genome Research, Jacobs University Bremen, Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen 28359 Germany
Albert Zhou Department of Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Sciences, Utah State University, Logan, Utah, USA