2015-2016 Public Affairs Advisory Committee


Voting Members

  Wes Sundquist

 Sundquist Bio



Wesley Sundquist, Chair (2013-2016)
H.A. and Edna Benning Presidential Endowed Chair,
Professor and Co-Chair of Biochemistry
University of Utah
Department of Biochemistry
15 N Medical Drive East RM 4100
Salt Lake City UT 84112-5650
Tel: 801.585.5402
Fax: 801.581.7959

Email: wes@biochem.utah.edu  



Berg Bio  



Jeremy M. Berg (2015-2017)
Vice Chancellor for Science Strategy and Planning in the Health Sciences
University of Pittsburgh
Scaife Hall, S304
3550 Terrace Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Tel: 412.624.1223

Email: jberg@pitt.edu  

  Steve Buxser

Buxser Bio


  Stephen Buxser (2015-2018)
One Technology Drive
Tolland, CT 06084
Tel: 860.872.7000

Email: sbuxser@gmail.com  

    Gerry Carlson

Carlson Bio



Gerald Carlson (2013-2016)
Professor and Chair of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Kansas University Medical Center
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
1083 KLSIC, Mail Stop 3030
3901 Rainbow Blvd
Kansas City, KS 66160
Tel: 913.588.7005

Email: gcarlson@kumc.edu


  Martha Cyert

Cyert Bio



Martha Cyert (2015-2018)
Stanford University
Department of Biology
371 Serra Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-5020
Tel: 215.762.4446

Email: mcyert@stanford.edu

  Matt Gentry

Gentry Bio 


Matthew S. Gentry (2014-2017)
Associate Professor
University of Kentucky
Department of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry
BBSRB Building
741 S. Limestone, B278
Lexington, KY 40536-0509
Tel: 859.323.8482

Email: matthew.gentry@uky.edu


  Sharona Gordon

Gordon Bio 


Sharona E. Gordon (2014-2017)
University of Washington
Department of Physiology and Biophysics
Box 357270, T-471 Health Sciences Ctr
Seattle, WA 98195-7270
Tel: 206.685.1647

Email: seg@uw.edu



Haas Bio



Arthur L. Haas (2013-2016)
Roland Coulson Professor and Chair
Louisiana State University School of Medicine
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
1901 Perdido Street
New Orleans, LA 70112
Tel: 504.568.3004
Fax: 504.568.2093

Email: ahaas@lsuhsc.edu  

  Preston Hensley

  Hensley Bio



Preston Hensley (2013-2016)
Director of Protein-Based Biomarker Discovery 
SystaMedic, Inc.
1084 Shennecossett Rd
Groton, CT 06340

Email: preston.hensley@systamedic.com



 Jack Kaplan

Kaplan Bio 


Jack Kaplan (2014-2017)
Benjamin Goldberg Professor and Head
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
University of Illinois at Chicago
900 S. Ashland Ave.(M/C 669)
Chicago, IL 60607-7170
Tel: 312.355.2732

Email: kaplanj@uic.edu


  Terri Kinzy

Kinzy Bio 


Terri Kinzy (2015-2016)
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Room R709
Piscataway, NJ 08854
Tel: 732.235.5450

Email: kinzytg@rutgers.edu



  Lively Bio



Mark Lively (2013-2016)
Emeritus Professor
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Department of Biochemistry
Medical Center Boulevard
Winston-Salem, NC 27157-1016
Tel: 336.716.2969
Fax:  336.716.7200

Email: mlively@wfubmc.edu



Matthews Bio



C. Robert Matthews, (2014-2017)
Arthur F. and Helen P. Koskinas Professor & Chair
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacy
364 Plantation Street
Worcester, MA 01605
Tel: 508.856.2251
Fax: 508.856.8358

Email: c.robert.matthews@umassmed.edu


Rick Page

Page Bio



Rick Page (2015-2018)
Assistant Professor
Miami University
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
160 Hughes Laboratories
651 E. High St.
Oxford, OH 45056
Tel: 513.529.2813

Email: pagerc@miamioh.edu  


Jonathan Sachs

Sachs Bio



Jonathan Sachs (2015-2018)
Associate Professor
University of Minnesota
Department of Biomedical Engineering
7-126 Nils Hasselmo Hall
312 Church St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Tel: 612.624.7158

Email: jnsachs@umn.edu  


  Mike Schaller

Schaller Bio 


Michael Schaller (2014-2017)
University of West Virginia
Department of Biochemistry
Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center
1 Medical Center Drive
P.O. Box 9142
Morgantown, WV 26506-9142
Tel: 304.293.9514

Email: mschaller@hsc.wvu.edu


Dorothy Shippen  

Shippen Bio 


Dorothy Shippen (2015-2018)
Texas A&M University
Department of Biochemistry
Room 413
College Station, WV 77843                    
Tel: 979.862.2342

Email: dshippen@tamu.edu




Ex Officio (Non-Voting) Members

  Steve McKnight

  McKnight Bio



Steve McKnight- President (2014-2016)
Professor, Distinguished Chair in Basic Biomedical Research and the Sam G. Winstead and F. Andrew Bell Distinguished Chair in Biochemistry

University of Texas, Southwestern
5323 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75390-9152
Tel: 214.648.3342
Fax: 214.648.3346

Email: steven.mcknight@utsouthwestern.edu



Natalie Ahn  

Ahn Bio



Natalie Ahn - President Elect (2015-2016)
Professor of Distinction
University of Colorado at Boulder
Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building B314
596 UCB
Boulder, CO 80309
Tel: 303.492.4799
Fax: 303.492.2439

Email: Natalie.Ahn@colorado.edu