GP-write Working Groups

A number of GP-write working groups have been formed, the goal of which is to create charters, roadmaps and white papers on critical topics. Initially formed in May 2017, the working groups meet once per month, at a minimum.

Working groups have been formed around the following topics:


  • Scientific Executive Committee
      • Jef Boeke, New York University Langone Health
      • George Church, Harvard Medical School
      • Virginia Cornish, Columbia University
      • Farren Isaacs, Yale University
      • Josh Leonard, Northwestern University
      • Christopher Mason, Weill Cornell Medicine
      • June Medford, University of Colorado
      • Jasper Rine, University of California, Berkeley
      • Pamela Silver, Wyss Institute
      • Danielle Tullman-Ercek, Northwestern University
      • Harris Wang, Columbia University
      • Ron Weiss, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
      • Hunt Willard, University of Chicago
  • Ethical, Legal and Social Advisory Board
    • Irus Braverman, University of Buffalo
    • Barbara Evans, University of Houston Law Center
    • Dov Greenbaum, Yale University
    • Rosario Isasi, University of Miami School of Medicine
    • Jeantine Lunshof, Harvard Medical School
    • Jonathan Moreno, University of Pennsylvania
    • Pilar Ossario, University of Wisconsin
    • Matthew Porteus, Stanford University
    • Robert Smith, Kings College
    • Stephan Zuchner, University of Miami School of Medicine
  • Technology and Infrastructure Development
    • Daniel Arlo, University of California, Berkeley
    • Joel Bader, Johns Hopkins University
    • Helge Bastian, ThermoFisher Scientific
    • Jake Beal, Raytheon BBN Technologies
    • Henri Berger, New York University Langone Health
    • Max Berry, Bio-Tech and Beyond
    • Bryan Bishop, LedgerX
    • Matthew Chang, National University of Singapore
    • Omri Drory, Twist Bioscience
    • Bill Efcavitch, Molecular Assemblies
    • Sylvain Gariel, DNA Script
    • Ben Gordon, Massachusetts Institute of Technology-Broad Foundry
    • Ying Gu, National University of Singapore
    • Andrew Hessel, Autodesk
    • Jim Hollenhorst, Agilent
    • Bogumil Karas, University of Western Ontario
    • Nancy Kelley, Center of Excellence for Engineering Biology
    • Emily LeProust, Twist Bioscience
    • Agnes Lukaszewicz, ChromoLogic
    • Adam Marblestone, Kernel
    • Nathan McCorkle, Intel
    • Wlodek Mandecki, PharmaSeq
    • Vincent Martin, Concordia
    • Naresh Menon, Chromologic
    • David McClymont, Imperial College, London
    • Nili Ostrov, Harvard Medical School
    • Jeffery Schloss, Independent Consultant
    • Amy Schwartz, Center of Excellence for Engineering Biology
    • Alexander Smith, MilliporeSigma
    • Haixi Sun, National University of Singapore
    • Hille Tekotte, Edinburgh Genome Foundry
    • Dhananjay Tiwary, Department of Biotechnology, India
    • Axel Trefzer, ThermoFisher Scientific
    • Yun Wang, National University of Singapore
    • Sean Ward, Synthace
    • Yi Wu, Tianjin University
    • Wen Shen Yue, National University of Singapore
    • Meng Zhao, New York University Langone Health
  • Policy Development
    • Todd Kuiken, University of North Carolina
    • Gigi Gronvall, UPMC Center for Health Security
  • High Performance Computing and Data Infrastructure
    • Jason Bobe, Personal Genomes, Mount Sinai
    • Brian Bot, Sage Bionetworks
    • Jack R. Collins, National Institutes of Health
    • Chris Dwan, Independent Consultant
    • Mark Gerstein, Yale University
    • Dov Greenbaum, Yale University
    • Jeff Hammerbacher, Mount Sinai
    • Ingvar Helgason, Vitrolabs, Inc.
    • Rodney Marable, Biogen
    • Nam Pho, New York University Langone Health
    • Bruce Wilson, Oak Ridge National Laboratories
  • Safety Engineering
    • Peter Carr, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Lincoln Labs
    • Michael Chou, Harvard Medical School
    • Barbara Evan, University of Houston
    • Farren Isaacs, Yale University
    • Daisuke Kiga, Waseda University
    • Brad Schmier, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    • Cunjiang Song, Nankai University
    • Neal Stewart, University of Tennessee
    • Weiwen Zhang, Tianjin University
  • Standards, Quality Control and Reporting
    • Jake Beal, Raytheon BBN Technologies
    • Len Freedman, Global Biological Standards Institute
    • Dov Greenbaum, Yale University
    • Marc Salit, National Institute of Standards and Technology
    • Jithesh Veetil, Global Biological Standards Institute
  • Intellectual Property
    • Bryan Bishop, LedgerX
    • Kristin Neuman, MPEG LA
    • Marc Salit, National Institute of Standards and Technology
  • Communications and Public Outreach
    • Jeffrey Bessen, Harvard Medical School
    • Ariel Conn, Future of Life Institute
    • Kevin Davies, Mary Ann Liebert Publications
    • Daniel Grushkin, Genspace/Biodesign Challenge
    • Liam Holt, New York University Langone Health
    • Marcia Kean, Feinstein Kean Healthcare
    • Tracy Lessor, Independent Consultant
    • Rodrigo Martinez, Veritas Genetics
    • James E. Pricer, Artist
    • Simone Ross, Techonomy
    • Richard Sever, Cold Spring Harbor Press
    • Erika Szymanski, University of Edinburgh
  • Education
    • Jeanne Garbarino, Rockefeller University
    • Ellen Jorgensen, Biotech Without Borders
    • Natalie Kuldell, Biobuilder
    • Christine Marizzi, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory