Committees

CGC Committees are comprised of elected and appointed members who volunteer their time and expertise to advance the mission of the CGC. Active CGC committees are listed below.

For more information, or to inquire about joining a committee  or volunteering for the CGC in another capacity, join please use the CGC Contact Form and indicate your area of interest.

            

2023 Annual Meeting Program

  • Rashmi Kanagal-Shamanna (Chair) 
  • Sara Akhavanfard
  • Paulo Campregher
  • Edward Chew
  • Melissa Cline
  • Kristin Deeb
  • Celeste Eno
  • Min Fang (Advisor)
  • Karla Gay (Ex Officio)
  • Patrick Gonzales
  • Obi Griffith (Advisor)
  • Jane Houldsworth
  • Angela Lager
  • Emilie Lalonde
  • Brynn Levy (Advisor)
  • Meenakshi Mehrotra
  • Patricia Miron (Advisor)
  • Huan Mo
  • Cate Paschal
  • Thuy Phung
  • Gordana Raca (Advisor)
  • Arun Seth
  • Teresa Smolarek
  • Albrecht Stenzinger
  • Panieh Terraf
  • Alex Wagner

Communications

  • Angela Lager (Chair)
  • Yang Cao
  • Ninette Cohen
  • Patty Hernandez
  • Marilena Melas
  • Aiko Otsubo
  • Diana Rush
  • Stephanie Siegmund
  • Cinthya Zepeda-Mendoza
  • Obi Griffith (Advisor)
Development
  • Brynn Levy (Chair)
  • Yassmine Akkari
  • Karla Gay (Ex Officio)
  • Obi Griffith
  • Jane Houldsworth

Early Career

  • Rebecca Smith (Chair)
  • Kilannin Krysiak (Co-Chair)
  • Yassmine Akkari (Advisor)
  • Avinash Dharmadhikari
  • Mohamed Gouda (Trainee)
  • Nan Jiang
  • Niroshi Senaratne
  • Vibhuti Srivastava
  • Rodney Wiltshire

Education

  • Teresa Smolarek (Chair)
  • Celeste Eno (Co-Chair)
  • Mireille Bitar (Trainee Member)
  • Xiaolyn (Lynn) Hu
  • Lisa Lansdon
  • Elizabeth McCready 
  • Deborah Ritter
  • Nikhil Sahajpal (Trainee Member)
  • Shamini Selvarajah
  • Amanda Fortier-Sussman
  • Adam Smith
  • Marilyn Li (Advisor)

Finance

  • Xinjie Xu (Chair)
  • Karla Gay (Ex Officio)
  • Obi Griffith
  • Rashmi Kanagal-Shamanna
  • Patty Miron

Genomic Resources Development

  • Niroshi Senaratne (Chair)
  • Casey Brewer (Trainee)
  • Holli Drendel
  • Bailey Glenn
  • Bo Hong
  • Kilannin Krysiak
  • Joie Olayiwola (Trainee)
  • Snehal Patel
  • Madina Sukhanova
  • Jennelle Hodge (Advisor)
  • Beth Pitel (Advisor)


Membership

  • Cate Paschal (Chair)
  • Ying Zou (Co-Chair)
  • Kristen Deeb
  • Mariam Mathew
  • Baharej Mojarad (Trainee Member)
  • Molly Schroeder
  • Rebecca Smith
  • Scott Smith

Nominations

  • Patricia M. Miron (Chair)
  • More Members Coming Soon!

Professional Association Collaboration

  • Min Fang (Chair)
  • Umut Aypar
  • Linda Baughn
  • Katherine Geiersbach
  • Patty Greipp
  • Anwar Iqbal
  • Xinyan Lu
  • Joyce Murata-Collins
  • Sarah Murray
  • Valentina Nardi
  • Lina Shao
  • Shashi Shetty
  • Elizabeth Spiteri
  • Karen Swishelm
  • Zhengya Tang
  • Gokce Toruner
  • Lu Wang
  • Ashwini Yenamandra
  • Minjie Luo
  • Rashmi Kanagal-Shamanna (Advisor)