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.


  • Jean-Pierre Issa
  • President and Chief Executive Officer
  • Coriell Institute for Medical Research
  • James Brown
  • Director, Computational Biology
  • Glaxo Smith Kline
  • Kurtis Bachman
  • Head of Computational and Systems Biology
  • Janssen Pharmaceuticals
  • Peter Schad
  • Chief Scientific Officer
  • Digital Infuzion
  • Deanne Taylor
  • Director of Bioinformatics
  • Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Ray Salemme
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Imiplex LLC
  • Carmen Sapienza
  • Professor, Fels Institute for Cancer Research and Molecular Biology
  • Temple University School of Medicine
  • Danielle Greenawalt
  • Head, Early Stage Translational Bioinformatics
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Louise Showe
  • Scientific Director of Bioinformatics
  • Wistar Institute
  • Kristin (Koretke) Brown
  • Director, Protein Design and Informatics
  • Glaxo Smith Kline