The ISCB Student Council is led by an Executive Team made up of a Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary, RSG Committee Chair and ISCB Board of Directors Representative, who are elected by the membership body for a one year term.

2015-16 Leadership Team

Pieter Meysman, Chair
University of Antwerp, Belgium [LinkedIn]

Alexander Junge, Vice Chair
University of Copenhagen, Denmark [Linkedin]

Jakob Berg Jespersen, Treasurer
Technical University of Denmark [Linkedin]

Farzana Rahman, Secretary
University of South Wales, UK [Linkedin]

Sayane Shome, RSG committee Chair
Iowa State University, USA [LinkedIn]

Darbha Anupama Jigisha, Board of Directors Representative
University of Geneva Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, Switzerland [Homepage]

2014 Leadership Team

Darbha Anupama Jigisha, Chair 
University of Geneva Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, Switzerland [Homepage]

Umesh Nandal, Vice Chair
Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, Netherlands [Homepage]

Esmerelda Vicedo, Treasurer
Technische Universität München, Germany

Farzana Rahman, Secretary (Oct - Dec)
University of South Wales, UK

Tomás Di Domenico, Secretary (Jan - Sep)
University of Cambridge, UK

Avinash Kumar Shanmugam, Board of Directors Representative
University of Michigan, USA [Homepage]

2013 Leadership Team

Darbha Anupama Jigisha, Chair 
University of Geneva Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, Switserland [Homepage]

Umesh Nandal, Vice Chair
Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, Netherlands [Homepage]

Cynthia Prudence, Treasurer
University of Rhode Island, USA [Homepage]

Margherita Francescatto, Secretary
German Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases, Tübingen, Germany

Avinash Kumar Shanmugam, Board of Directors Representative
University of Michigan, USA [Homepage]

2011-12 Leadership Team

Geoffrey John Macintyre, Chair
University of Melbourne / National Information and Communication Technology Australia (NICTA), Australia [Homepage]

Teresa Szczepińka, Vice Chair
Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland [Homepage]

Darbha Anupama Jigisha, Treasurer
University of Geneva Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, Switserland [Homepage]

Priscila Grynberg, Secretary
Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil [Homepage]

Thomas Abeel, Board of Directors
Representative Ghent University, Belgium [Homepage]

2010 Leadership Team

Jeroen de Ridder, Chair
Delft University of Technology / Netherlands Cancer Institute, Netherlands [Homepage]

A.J. Venkatakrishnan, Vice Chair
University of Cambridge / MRC Lab of Molecular Biology, UK [Homepage]

Jayne Hehir-Kwa, Secretary
UMC St Radboud, Netherlands [Homepage]

Avinash K Shanmugam, RSG Committee Chair
University of Michigan, USA [Homepage]

Nils Gehlenborg, Board of Directors
Representative University of Cambridge / European Bioinformatics Institute, UK [Homepage]

2009 Leadership Team

Abhishek Pratap, Chair
Institute for Genome Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, USA [Homepage]

Surya Saha, Vice Chair
Mississippi Genome Exploration Laboratory / Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Mississippi State University, USA [Homepage]

Magali Michaut, Secretary
Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research, University of Toronto, Canada [Homepage]

Lucia Peixoto, Board of Directors
Representative Department of Biology / PENN Genomics Institute, University of Pennsylvania, USA [Homepage]

2008 Leadership Team

Nils Gehlenborg, Chair
European Bioinformatics Institute / University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, [Homepage]

Xu Gu, Secretary
Bioinformatics Research Centre, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom [Homepage]

Manuel Corpas, Board of Directors Representative
European Bioinformatics Institute, United Kingdom [Homepage]

No candidates ran for the position of Vice Chair.

2007 Leadership Team

Manuel Corpas, Chair
European Bioinformatics Institute, United Kingdom [Homepage]

Sarath Chandra Janga, Vice Chair
UNAM, Mexico [Homepage]

Milana Frenkel-Morgenstern, Secretary
Weizmann Institute, Israel [Homepage]

Vijaya Parthiban, Board of Directors Representative
Cologne University Bioinformatics Center, Germany [Homepage]

2006 Leadership Team

Vijaya Parthiban, Chair Cologne
University Bioinformatics Center, Germany [Homepage]

Sarath Chandra Janga, Vice Chair
UNAM, Mexico [Homepage]

Mallika Veeramalai, Secretary

Manuel Corpas, Board of Directors Representative
European Bioinformatics Institute, United Kingdom [Homepage]

Upcoming Events

13th Student Council Symposium
Directly preceding ISMB/ECCB 2017
21 July 2017
Prague, Czech Republic

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