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||Alan B. Bennett, Ph.D.
Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board
Alan Bennett is professor of Plant Sciences at UC Davis
and serves as the founding Executive Director of the "Public
Intellectual Property Resource for Agriculture" and as Chairman
of the GATD Foundation, both of which are non-profit organizations
that provide commercialization strategy advice and intellectual property
rights analysis to support the commercialization of public sector
innovations. Dr. Bennett is a Fellow of the California Council for
Science and Technology (CCST), a science policy advisory council for
the State of California, and a Fellow of the American Association
for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
Charles A. Dinarello, M.D.
Dr. Dinarello is a Professor of Medicine at the University Of Colorado
School Of Medicine, a member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences and
the author of over 500 published research articles. In addition to his
active academic research career, Dr. Dinarello has held advisory positions
with two branches of the National Institutes of Health and positions on the
Board of Governors of both the Weizmann Institute and Ben Gurion University.
James W. Mier, M.D.
Dr. Mier is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess
Medical Center, a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School. He is also a
practicing physician in the Division of Hematology-Oncology at Beth Israel.
Dr. Mier’s research is funded by the NIH and he is a member of numerous