• Ajit Varki, Professor of Medicine and Cellular & Molecular Medicine, UCSD, and Adjunct Professor, The Salk Institute
  • Fred H. Gage, Professor, The Salk Institute, and Adjunct Professor of Neurosciences, UCSD
  • Margaret Schoeninger, Professor and past Chair of the Department of Anthropology, UCSD

Associate Director

  • Pascal Gagneux, Associate Professor of Pathology, Division of Comparative Pathology and Medicine, UCSD

Internal Advisors

External Advisors

  • Francisco J. Ayala, University Professor and Donald Bren Professor of Biological Sciences, University of California, Irvine
  • Kristen Hawkes, Distinguished Professor of Anthropology, University of Utah
  • Bernard Wood, University Professor of Human Origins, Department of Anthropology at George Washington University
  • Derek Denton, Founding Director Howard Florey Institute, University of Melbourne
  • Jon Kaas, Centennial Professor of Psychology at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee
  • Svante Pääbo, Co-Director, Max-Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
  • Tetsuro Matsuzawa, Professor and Director, Primate Research Institute of Kyoto University, Japan
  • Sarah B. Hrdy, Emeritus Professor of Anthropology University of California, Davis


Management Services Officer

Community Relations Director

CyberInfrastructure Lead

Computer Systems Analyst

  • Vishu Nandigam, Associate Director of Advanced CyberInfrastructure Development, San Diego Supercomputer Center

Program Coordinator

Administrative Assistant