Elizabeth Good Christopherson
President and CEO, Rita Allen Foundation
Adam F. Falk, Ph.D.
President, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
Harvey V. Fineberg, M.D., Ph.D., Board Chair
President, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
Cynthia M. Friend, Ph.D.
President, Kavli Foundation
Daniel Linzer, Ph.D.
President, Research Corporation for Science Advancement
Caroline Montojo, Ph.D.
President, Dana Foundation
Louis J. Muglia, M.D., Ph.D.
President and CEO, Burroughs Wellcome Fund
Claire Pomeroy, M.D., M.B.A.
President, Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation
Sushma Raman, M.P.A.
President and CEO, Heising-Simons Foundation
David Spergel, Ph.D.
President, Simons Foundation
External Science Advisors
Thomas R. Cech, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry, University of Colorado Boulder
Fleming Crim, Ph.D.
John E. Willard and Hilldale Professor of Chemistry Emeritus, University of Wisconsin – Madison
Marc Kastner, Ph.D.
Donner Professor of Physics Emeritus, MIT; Adjunct Professor of Physics, Stanford University
Margaret Leinen, Ph.D.
Director of Scripps Institution of Oceanography and Vice Chancellor for Marine Science, University of California, San Diego
Carla J. Shatz, Ph.D.
Sapp Family Provostial Professor of Biology and Neurobiology and the Catherine Holman Johnson Directorship of Bio-X, Stanford University
Shirley M. Tilghman, Ph.D.
President Emerita and Professor of Molecular Biology and Public Affairs, Princeton University
Sreeja Asokan, Ph.D.
Assistant Director of Operations
Daren Ginete, Ph.D.
Andrew Golnar, Ph.D.
Elyse A. Hope, Ph.D.
Strategic Initiative Manager
Kate Lowry, Ph.D.
Senior Director, Philanthropic Advising
Bishakha Mona, Ph.D.
Program Manager, Office of the President
Director, Philanthropic Advising
The Alliance is a dynamic community of philanthropists who collaborate to learn about opportunities in basic science, share best practices, and celebrate the power of fundamental discovery.
CLAIRE POMEROY, PRESIDENT, ALBERT AND MARY LASKER FOUNDATION