Chicago Fellows

Chicago Fellows Committee

All submitted applications are reviewed by the Chicago Fellows Committee composed of a diverse group of BSD faculty. In addition, ad hoc faculty are recruited to help review applications which fall outside of the committee members’ expertise.


Chicago Fellows Committee Roster (2022)


  • Luis Barreiro, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
  • Antonio Bianco, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Medicine
  • Mengjie Chen, PhD, Assistant Professor, Departments of Medicine and of Human Genetics
  • Anita Chong, PhD, Professor, Department of Surgery
  • Jingyi Fei, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • T. Conrad Gilliam, PhD, Marjorie I. and Bernard A. Mitchell Distinguished Service Professor of Human Genetics, Acting Chair, Department of Microbiology, Dean for Basic Science
  • Christian Hansel, PhD, Professor, Department of Neurobiology
  • Sally Horne-Badovinac, PhD, Professor, Department of Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology
  • Marcus Kronforst, PhD, Professor, Department of Ecology and Evolution
  • Ed Munro, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology
  • Cathryn Nagler, PhD, Bunning Food Allergy Professor of Pathology, Departments of Pathology, of Medicine and of Pediatrics
  • Scott Oakes, MD, Professor Department of Pathology
  • Connie Lee, PhD, Dean's Office Staff
  • Allison Gicking, PhD, Dean's Office Staff