President and Clerk
Jessica Polka, PhD (2016-Present)


Carrie Niziolek, PhD (2016-Present)
Assistant Professor
University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI

Erica Walsh-Michel, PhD (2016-Present)
Senior Scientist, Pharmacology
Merck, MA


Sarah Junco Wong, PhD (2017-Present)
Science Assistant
Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST), Okinawa, Japan

Dean Procter, PhD (2017-Present)
Postdoctoral Researcher
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL

Sonia Hall, PhD (2017-Present)
Director of Engagement and Development
Genetics Society of America, Pittsburgh, PA/Bethesda, MD

Teon Brooks, PhD (2017-Present)
Open Science Fellow
Mozilla, San Francisco, CA

Zach Farrow (2017-Present)
Doctoral Candidate
University of California Davis, CA

Harinder Singh, PhD (2017-Present)
Postdoctoral Researcher
University of Illinois, Chicago, IL

Sarah Mazzilli, PhD (2016-Present)
Postdoctoral Researcher
Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA



Cara Weismann, PhD (2016-Present)
AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow


David Riglar, PhD (2016-Present)
Postdoctoral Researcher
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Patricia Goodwin, PhD (2016-Present)
Postdoctoral Researcher
Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

Calvin N. Ho, PhD (2017-Present)
Science Project Coordinator
Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance, Silver Spring, MD

Juan Pablo Ruiz (2017-Present)
DPhil Student reading for Biomedical Sciences at Oxford, UK (Location: Bethesda)

Nicole Parker, PhD (2017-Present)
Science Policy Intern
Ripple Effect Communications, Rockville, MD

McKenzie Carlisle, PhD (2017-Present)
Program Manager
BioFire Diagnostics, Salt Lake City, UT





Gary McDowell, PhD (2016-17)
Executive Director
Future of Research

Kristin Krukenberg, PhD (2016-17)
Analytical Scientist
Shire, Lexington, MA

Rodoniki Athanasiadou, PhD (2016-17)
Data Science Fellow at Fast Forward Labs;
Visiting Researcher at RiskEcon Lab
Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, NYU


Kyle Dolan, PhD (2016-17)
Head of Science and Innovation (Chicago)
UK Science & Innovation Network

Treasurer Sarah Mazzilli, PhD Postdoctoral Researcher Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

Rebeccah Lijek, PhD (2016-17)
Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences
Mount Holyoke College, MA

Yelena Bernadskaya, PhD (2016-2018)
Postdoctoral Researcher
New York University, New York, NY


Kearney Gunsalus, PhD (2016-2018)
Assistant Professor
Siena College, NY

Adriana Bankston, PhD (2017-2018)
Associate Director of Fundraising and Strategic Initiatives
Future of Research