Executive Committee

The Division is indebted to the members who have agreed to further its interests by serving as officers or committee members.



Anne-Frances Miller, University of Kentucky


Sheila David, University of California, Davis


F. Wayne Outten, University of South Carolina


Christine Chow, Wayne State University

Program Committee

Committee Chair, 2018

Shana Kelley, University of Toronto

Committee Chair, 2019

Phil Bevilacqua, Pennsylvania State University

Committee Chair, 2020

Mark Distefano, University of Minnesota

Kate Pletneva

Committee Chair, 2021

Kate Pletneva, Dartmouth University

Nominating Committee

Sarah Michel, University of Maryland
Tim Stemmler, Wayne State University
Victoria DeRose, University of Oregon


Barb Golden, Purdue University
Coran Watanabe, Texas A&M University
Andrew Murkin, University of Buffalo
Lana Saleh, New England Biolabs

Alternate Councilors

Tonya Zeczycki, East Carolina University
Keri Colabroy, Muhlenberg College
Rob Minto, Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis
Andy Fisher, University of California, Davis

Advisory Committee (At Large)

Squire Booker, Penn State University
Kay Ahn, Janssen Research and Development
Suzanne Walker, Harvard University
Ruma Banerjee, University of Michigan

MPPG Representative

Yi Tang, University of California, Los Angeles


Paul Thomas, Northwestern University