COMP Leadership

Chair

Michelle Lynn Hall, Ph.D.

Moderna Therapeutics

Cambridge, MA

michelle.lynn.hall_AT_gmail.com

Chair Elect

Seonah Kim, Ph.D.

National Bioenergy Center National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Golden, CO

Seonah.Kim_AT_nrel.gov

Past Chair

Prof. Maria Nagan, Ph.D.

Stony Brook University

Stony Brook, NY

maria.c.nagan_AT_gmail.com

Secretary (2018-2020) & Social Media Coordinator (2019)

Katrina Lexa, Ph.D.

Denali Therapeutics

San Francisco, CA

katrina.lexa_AT_gmail.com

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Assistant Secretary (2018-2020)

Prof. Giulia Palermo

University of California, Riverside

Riverside, CA

gpalermo_AT_ungr_DOT_ucr.edu

Treasurer (2019-2021)

Lewis Whitehead, Ph.D.

Nimbus Therapeutics

Cambridge, MA

lewisthejust_AT_gmail.com

Assistant Treasurer (2019-2021)

Dr. Shanadeen Begay

Northeastern University

Boston, MA

shanadeen_AT_gmail.com

Councilor I (2017-2019)

Emilio Xavier Esposito, Ph.D.

exeResearch LLC

East Lansing, MI

emilio.esposito_AT_gmail.com


Councilor II (2018-2020)

Terry R. Stouch, Ph.D.

Science for Solutions, LLC

Princeton Junction, NJ

tstouch_AT_gmail.com

Councilor III (2019-2021)

Prof. Christine M. Aikens, Ph.D.

Kansas State University

Manhattan, KS

cmaikens_AT_ksu.edu

Alternate Councilor I (2017-2019)

Prof. Peter C. Jurs

Penn State University

State College, PA

pcj_AT_psu.edu

Alternate Councilor II (2019)

Prof. Luke E. K. Achenie

Virginia Tech University

Blacksburg, VA

achenie AT vt.edu

Alternate Councilor III (2016-2018)

Prof. Ralph Wheeler

Northern Illinois University

DeKalb, IL

rwheeler5 AT niu.edu

Program Chair

Prof. Lee Woodcock, Ph.D.

University of South Florida

Tampa, FL

hlw_AT_usf.edu

Co-Program Chair

Prof.Jana Shen, Ph.D.

University of Maryland

College Park, MD

Jana.Shen_AT_rx.umaryland.edu

Multidisciplinary Program Planning Group

Prof. Luke E. K. Achenie

Virginia Tech University

Blacksburg, VA

achenie AT vt.edu

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International Meetings Liaison

Prof. Marco De Vivo

Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia

Genoa, Italy

marco.devivo _AT_iit.it

Co-Chair, Awards Committee (2019)

Prof. Carlos Simmerling

Stony Brook University

Stony Brook, NY

carlos.simmerling AT stonybrook.edu

Awards Committee (2019)

Prof. Karl N Kirschner

Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences

Sankt Augustin, Germany

karl.kirschner_AT_h-brs.de

Co-Chair, Awards Committee (2019)

Prof. Adrian Roitberg

University of Florida

Gainesville, FL

roitberg AT qtp.ufl.edu

Social Media Coordinator (2019)

Katrina Lexa, Ph.D.

Denali Therapeutics

San Francisco, CA

katrina.lexa_AT_gmail.com

Media & Member Relations

Prof. Y. Jane Tseng

National Taiwan University

Taipei, Taiwan

yjtseng AT csie.ntu.edu.tw

Robert Paton

Sticker Czar

Prof. Robert Paton

Colorado State University

Fort Collins, CO

robert.paton _AT_colostate.edu

Sticker Czar

Emilio Xavier Esposito, Ph.D.

exeResearch LLC

East Lansing, MI

emilio.esposito_AT_gmail.com


Bylaws Chair

Dr. Edward Sherer

Merck

Rahway, NJ

edward_sherer AT merck.com

Journal of Molecular Graphics & Modelling Editor (Liaison)

Emilio Xavier Esposito, Ph.D.

exeResearch LLC

East Lansing, MI

emilio.esposito_AT_gmail.com


COMP Members-at-Large

Members-at-Large are former COMP Executive Committee members that continued to champion the COMP division and are still active in either the COMP division or the ACS.

Dr. Veerabahu Shanmugasundaram

Celgene

Cambridge, MA

veerabahu.shanmugasundaram_AT_gmail.com

Veer was COMP's Secretary for several years and is active in leading Boston Area Group for Informatics and Modeling (BAGIM).

Dr. Petrina Kamya

Certara Evidence & Access

Montreal, QC, Canada

petrina.k AT gmail.com

Dr. Wendy Cornell

Healthcare and Life Science Research

IBM

Yorktown Heights, NY

cornell AT us.ibm.com

Wendy is an active member of the Committee on Chemical Abstract Services (CCAS) where she was CCAS' chair for three years (term-limit).

Robert Paton

Prof. Robert Paton

Colorado State University

Fort Collins, CO

robert.paton _AT_colostate.edu

Division travel reimbursement policy for officers and the job descriptions for the Executive Committee.

Officers in Past Years