Planning Committee On Biomedical Research (PCBR)

Purpose

This committee was convened in 2008 to help the Vice President for Research and the Deans of the Schools of Engineering and Science assess and prioritize various new external opportunities in the biomedical area and, more generally, strategize for the future. 

Meetings

The committee will meet at least twice per year.

Leadership

The Vice President for Research (Maria Zuber) will chair the Committee.

Membership

The committee will be comprised of deans, department heads, lab directors and selected senior faculty in the biomedical research area.

Name

Title

Affiliation

Sylvia Ceyer

Head

Chemistry

Arup Chakraborty

Director

Institute for Biomedical Engineering and Science

Anantha Chandrakasan

Head

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Jim DiCarlo

Head

Brain and Cognitive Sciences

John Essigmann

Director

Center for Environmental Health Sciences

Karen Gleason

Associate Provost

 

Alan Grossman

Head

Biology

Joi Ito

Director

Media Laboratory

Tyler Jacks

Director

Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research

Klavs Jensen

Head

Chemical Engineeting

Bob Langer

Institute Professor

 

Doug Lauffenburger

Head

Biological Engineering

Ram Sasisekharan

Professor

Biological Engineering

Phil Sharp

Institute Professor

 

Michel Sipser

Dean

School of Science

Charles Sodini

Professor

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Ian Waitz

Dean

School of Engineering

Staff to the Committee

Ron Hasseltine

Asst. Prov.

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