Advisory Committee


The CSBS Advisory Committee is composed of seven outstanding scientific and programmatic leaders, both internal and external to Stanford, who represent the various specialties of our program.

Lauffenburger, Douglas, PhD  
Ford Professor of Engineering; Professor, Departments of Biological Engineering, Biology, and Chemical Engineering; Head, Department of Biological Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Chair: Advisory Committee

Califano, Andrea, PhD
Clyde and Helen Wu Professor of Chemical and Systems Biology, Departments of Biochemistry and Molecular, Biophysics and Biomedical Informatics, and Institute of Cancer Genetics; Founding Director and Chair, Columbia Initiative in Systems Biology; Director, Sulzberger Columbia Genome Center; Associate Director, Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center, Columbia University
Gallahan, Daniel, PhD
Deputy Director, Division of Cancer Biology; Program Director, Integrative Cancer Biology Program, National Cancer Institute, NIH
Gambhir, Sanjiv Sam, MD, PhD
Virginia & D.K. Ludwig Professor of Cancer Research; Chair, Department of Radiology; Professor  of Radiology, and by courtesy, Departments of Bioengineering and Materials Science & Engineering; Director, Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford (MIPS); Director, Canary Center at Stanford for Cancer Early Detection; Director, Stanford Molecular Imaging Scholars (SMIS), R25T.
Kleppner, Sofie R, PhD
Assistant Dean for Postdoctoral Affairs
Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, Stanford University
Mitchell, Beverly, MD 
Director of Stanford Cancer Institute; 
George E. Becker Professor in Medicine; 
Professor (By courtesy), Department of Chemical and Systems Biology.
 Sander, Chris, PhD
Chair, Computational Biology Program, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC); Tri-Institutional Professor (MSKCC, Rockefeller University, Cornell University)