Steering Committee

An independent Steering Committee of outside experts provides oversight of DRC activities and provides advice to NIH on the operations of the DRC.

An independent Steering Committee of outside experts provides oversight of DRC activities and provides advice to NIH on the operations of the DRC. The DRC provides updates to the Steering Committee twice per year. Members of the Steering Committee include:

  • James Abbas, PhD, Associate Professor, Arizona State University
  • Amy Bernard, PhD, (Steering Committee Chair), Director of Scientific Strategy, Allen Institute
  • Jan Bjaalie, MD, PhD, Professor, University of Oslo
  • Carol Bult, PhD, Professor & Knowlton Family Chair, The Jackson Laboratory
  • Sharon Crook, PhD, Professor, Arizona State University
  • Jack Judy, PhD, Professor & Intel Nanotechnology Chair, University of Florida
  • Daniel Marcus, PhD, Professor, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Erika Ross, PhD, Director of Applied Research, Abbott Neuromodulation
  • Arun Sridhar, PhD, Director & Head of Disease Biology, Galvani Bioelectronics
  • Amy Walton, PhD, Program Director, National Science Foundation