As a Professional Science Master's,

the Temple Bioinformatics program relies greatly on its board of outside experts drawn from industry and research centers in the Philadelphia area. These board members advise the Steering Committee on curriculum issues, help to teach courses, and help provide internships.


  • Eric Ross
  • Assistant Vice President of Biometrics and Information Sciences
  • Fox Chase Cancer Center
  • Jean-Pierre Issa
  • Director, Fels Institute of Cancer Research and Biology
  • Temple University School of Medicine
  • James Brown
  • Director, Computational Biology
  • Glaxo Smith Kline
  • Kurtis Bachman
  • Head of Computational and Systems Biology
  • Janssen Pharmaceuticals
  • Jeff Aaronson
  • Director, Bioinformatics & Knowledge Management
  • CHDI Foundation
  • Peter Schad
  • Chief Scientific Officer
  • Digital Infuzion
  • Deanne Taylor
  • Director of Bioinformatics
  • Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Eric Manas
  • Director, Computational Chemistry US
  • Glaxo Smith Kline
  • Ray Salemme
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Imiplex LLC
  • John Battles
  • VP of Bioinformatics
  • Genomind