Dr. Marvin Whiteley, Professor, Molecular Biosciences
Dr. Whiteley is a professor in the Department of Molecular Biosciences. His research focuses on developing therapeutics to treat polymicrobial infections and has received significant international attention, including recent interviews on National Public Radio (NPR), British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), and National Broadcasting Corporation (NBC). He has received numerous national and international awards and is currently a Burroughs Welcome Infectious Disease investigator and a Kavli Institute Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences.
Dr. Howard Ochman, Professor, Department of Integrative Biology
An advisory board has been established to provide input and guidance in all center endeavors. This board is composed of four highly accomplished UT Austin faculty members representing the three core colleges; the College of Natural Sciences, the College of Pharmacy, and the Cockrell School of Engineering. They are Dr. Shelley Payne (Natural Sciences), Dr. Andrew Ellington (Natural Sciences), Dr. Walter Fast (Pharmacy), and Dr. George Georgiou (Engineering).