President's Research Council

The Research Council is made up of eminent scholars from a wide range of disciplines. The Research Council is responsible for advising the President & Chief Executive Officer on formulating, developing and establishing high quality advanced research programs, and on the closure of programs when their work is deemed complete.

Alan Bernstein
President & CEO, CIFAR, Canada

Steven Beckwith
Professor, University of California, Berkeley, United States

Suzanne Berger
Raphael Dorman and Helen Starbuck Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States

Kay Davies
Dr. Lee's Professor of Anatomy and Director of the MRC Functional Genomics Unit, University of Oxford, United Kingdom

Nita A. Farahany
Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy, Duke University, United States

Marie-Josée Hébert
Vice-rectrice à la recherche, à la découverte, à la création et à l’innovation, Université de Montréal, Canada

Antonia Maioni
Dean of Arts, McGill University, Canada

Anne Martin-Matthews
Vice-President of Research, Knowledge Translation, and Ethics, CIHR, Canada

Andrew Maynard
Director, Risk Innovation Lab and Professor, School for the Future of Innovation in Society, Arizona State University, United States

Edward McCauley
Vice-President (Research), University of Calgary, Canada

Antoine Petit
Président par interim, CNRS - Centre national de la recherche scientifique, France

John Preskill
Professor of Theoretical Physics, California Institute of Technology, United States

Rémi Quirion
Scientifique en chef, Gouvernement du Québec, Canada

D. Lorne Tyrrell
Professor and CIHR/GSK Chair in Virology, University of Alberta, Canada