Frontiers Group External Science Advisors

Crucial to the launch of The Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group and the development of the Allen Discovery Center program, the Frontiers Group inaugural Scientific Advisory Council was comprised of diverse thought leaders who served as early advisors, providing feedback on potential new directions, evaluating proposals, and reviewing progress of current awardees.

David Baltimore, Ph.D.
President Emeritus and Robert Andrews Millikan Professor of Biology
California Institute of Technology

Vicki Chandler, Ph.D.
Dean of the College of Natural Sciences
Minerva Schools at KGI

Marc W. Kirschner, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Systems Biology
Harvard Medical School

Andrew D. McCulloch, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor and Jacobs School Distinguished Scholar
Co-Director, Cardiac Biomedical Science and Engineering Center, Departments of Bioengineering and Medicine
University of California, San Diego

Frontiers Group Internal Science Advisors

As leaders in their respective fields, the directors of the Allen Institutes for Brain Science, Cell Science, and Immunology are critical to the mission of the Frontiers Group. The Integrated Science Team shown below provides support to the Frontiers Group team by identifying emerging ideas in their research areas, reviewing proposals, and highlighting frontier topics and approaches.

Allan Jones, Ph.D.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Allen Institute

Todd Peterson, Ph.D.
Chief Scientific Officer
Allen Institute

Tom Bumol, Ph.D.
Executive Director
Allen Institute for Immunology

Rick Horwitz, Ph.D.
Executive Director
Allen Institute for Cell Science

Christof Koch, Ph.D.
Chief Scientist and President
Allen Institute for Brain Science