Trey Ideker, Ph.D. is the principal investigator of the National Resource for Network Biology and one of the leads on Project A. He currently serves as the Division Chief of Medical Genetics at the UCSD School of Medicine, Professor of Medicine and Bioengineering, Adjunct Professor of Computer Science and Member of the Moores UCSD Cancer Center. He was named one of the Top 10 Innovators of 2006 by Technology Review magazine and is the 2009 recipient of the Overton Prize from the ISCB.
Alexander Pico, Ph.D. is the Executive Director of the National Resource for Network Biology, a bioinformatics group leader at Gladstone Institutes, and one of the leads on Project C. Alex leads the development of the GenMAPP project and is a core developer of Cytoscape. He co-created and maintains WikiPathways, Open Tutorials, BridgeDb and SNPLogic. Since 2007, he has organized the annual Google Summer of Code program for GenMAPP, Cytoscape and WikiPathways.
James Fowler, Ph.D. is the project leader for Project B. He is a Professor in the School of Medicine and the Division of Social Sciences at the UCSD. For 2010-2011 he has been named a Fellow of the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation. He was also recently named one of Foreign Policy's Top 100 Global Thinkers of 2010.
Kristina Hanspers, M.E. is the Communications Coordinator for the National Resource for Network Biology. She is a senior research associate at the Gladstone Institute. Kristina writes and organizes documentation, tracks NRNB activities and assists in the preparation of the annual report. Kristina also participates in GUI design, quality assessment and coding.
Samad Lotia is the primary developer of the Cytoscape App Store. He is leading the NRNB supplement work for community-related resources.
Scooter Morris, Ph.D. is the Roving Engineer for the National Resource for Network Biology and a core developer of Cytoscape. He is the Executive Director of the Resource for Biocomputing, Visualization, and Informatics at UCSF. He has created several Cytoscape plugins for visualizing diverse biological data types on networks. Scooter also participates in the design and devlopment of GenMAPP-CS.
Keiichiro Ono, M.S. is the Infrastructure Guru for the National Resource for Network Biology. He is a Research Associate / Programmer Analyst in the Ideker Lab at UCSD and core developer of Cytoscape focusing on data import, web services and visualization.
Barry Demchak, Ph.D. is the Chief Architect for the National Resource for Network Biology. He leads the Cytoscape development team in the Ideker Lab at UCSD. Dr Demchak is responsible for the overall architecture and development plan for Cytoscape and is also involved in developing other NRNB tools.