ISSCR Leadership

The International Society for Stem Cell Research has more than 4,100 members in more than 55 countries. As an organization focused on bringing together all members of the stem cell community, we are proud that our membership is led by some of the most prominent and respected scientists from around the globe.

ISSCR Officers and Board

President - Sally Temple, Neural Stem Cell Institute, USA

Past President - Sean J. Morrison, UT Southwestern Medical Center, USA

President Elect - Hans C. Clevers, Hubrecht Institute, Netherlands

Clerk - Martin F. Pera, The Jackson Laboratory, USA  

Vice President - Douglas A. Melton, Harvard Univerrsity and Harvard Stem Cell Institute, USA

Treasurer - Arnold R. Kriegstein, University of California San Francisco, USA

Director - Timothy Allsopp, Consilium Bio Ltd., UK
Director - Arturo Alvarez-Buylla, University of California San Francisco, USA
Director - Nissim Benvenisty, Hebrew University, Israel 
Director - Marianne E. Bronner, California Institute for Technology, USA
Director - George Q. Daley, Harvard Medical School and Boston Children's Hospital, USA
Director - Valentina Greco, Yale Stem Cell Center, Yale Medical School, USA 
Director - Urban Lendahl, Karolinska Institute, Sweden
Director - Haifan Lin, Yale University School of Medicine, USA
Director - Hideyuki Okano, Keio University, School of Medicine, Japan 
Director - Kathrin Plath, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, USA 
Director - Hans R. Schöler, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Biomedicine, Germany
Director - Austin G. Smith, Wellcome Trust Centre for Stem Cell Research & Institute for Stem Cell Biology, UK 
Director - Deepak Srivastava, Gladstone Institutes, USA
Director - Masayo Takahashi, RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology, Japan
Director - Elly Tanaka, Institute of Molecular Pathology, Austria 
Director - Joanna Wysocka, Stanford University, USA
Director - Shinya Yamanaka, Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA), Japan/Gladstone Institutes, USA

Ex Officio Member - Rudolf Jaenisch, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, USA 
Ex Officio Member - Janet Rossant, Gairdner Foundation, Canada  
Ex Officio Member - Leonard I. Zon, Boston Children's Hospital, USA 

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