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The ICDA Organizing Committee has overall responsibility for ICDA’s decisions and policies, including oversight of ICDA activities and Working Groups. The Organizing Committee consists of scientists active in complex disease research, with diverse representation across gender, ethnicity, expertise, and global region. It currently has two co-chairs, 30 members, and an executive director who oversees ICDA’s administrative and operational staff.

The ICDA Founding Members are 83 scientists who have participated in the meetings and discussions that have given rise to ICDA’s vision and launch.

Søren Brunak

University of Copenhagen
Denmark

Judy Cho

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
USA

Rory Collins

University of Oxford
UK

Nancy Cox

Vanderbilt Genetics Institute
USA

Mark Daly

Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland (FIMM), Massachusetts General Hospital, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
USA, Finland

George Davey Smith

University of Bristol
UK

Manolis Dermitzakis

University of Geneva
Switzerland

Michael Dunn

Wellcome Trust
UK

Lude Franke

University Medical Centre Groningen
Netherlands

David Glazer

Verily Life Sciences
USA

Matt Hurles

Wellcome Sanger Institute
UK

Carolyn M. Hutter

National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health
USA

Nancy Ip

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Hong Kong

Sally John

Biogen
USA

Eric Lander

Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
Co-chair
USA

Tuuli Lappalainen

New York Genome Center
USA

Rachel Liao

Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
Executive Director
USA

Cecilia Lindgren

University of Oxford
Co-chair
UK

Partha Majumder

National Institute of Biomedical Genomics, India
India

Mark McCarthy

Genentech
USA, UK

Andrés Moreno-Estrada

National Laboratory of Genomics for Biodiversity Mexico
Mexico

Ben Neale

Massachusetts General Hospital, Harard Medical School, Broad institute of MIT and Harvard
USA

Yukinori Okada

Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine
Japan

Helen Parkinson

EMBL-EBI
UK

Charles Rotimi

National Human Genome Research Institute
USA

Jay Shendure

University of Washington
USA

Nicole Soranzo

Wellcome Sanger Institute
UK

Kári Stefánsson

deCODE genetics
Iceland

Patrick Sullivan

University of North Carolina, Karolinska Institute
USA, Sweden

E Shyong Tai

Singapore Health Services, National University Hospital, National University of Singapore
Singapore

Nicki Tiffin

University of Cape Town
South Africa

Ricardo Verdugo

University of Chile
Chile

Cristen Willer

University of Michigan
USA

Ambroise Wonkam

University of Cape Town
South Africa
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