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Annual Report

2017 Edition

 

Flatiron Institute Investigators +

Center for Computational Astrophysics

David Alonso
Justin Alsing
Lauren Anderson
Daniel Anglés-Alcázar
Nicholas Battaglia
Megan Bedell
Vasily Belokurov
Jo Bovy
Ramy Brustein
Greg Bryan
Matteo Cantiello
Kelle Cruz
Romeel Dave
Avishai Dekel
Wyn Evans
Glennys Farrar
Stephen Feeney
Daniel Foreman-Mackey
Charles Gammie
Shy Genel
Melanie Habouzit
Chris Hayward
Lars Hernquist
David Hogg
Kenta Hotokezaka
Chia-Yu Hu
Jack Hughes
Fangzhou Jiang
Chang-Goo Kim
Yuri Levin
Miao Li
Yuan Li
Christopher McKee
Chiara Mingarelli
Suvodip Mukherjee
Sigurd Naess
David Neufeld
Jerry Ostriker
Lyman Alexander Page
Tsvi Piran
Bill Press
Eliot Quataert
Ellianna Schwab
Rachel Somerville
David Spergel
Tjitske Starkenburg
Amiel Sternberg
James Stone
Romain Teyssier
Stephanie Tonnesen
Francisco Villaescusa-Navarro
Elijah Visbal
Ben Wandelt
Neal Weiner

Center for Computational Biology

Tarmo Äijö
Joakim Andén
Yanis Bahroun
Florencio Balboa Usabiaga
Alex Barnett
Meet Barot
Richard Bonneau
Nikolai Chapochnikov
Kathleen Chen
Xi Chen
Dmitri “Mitya” Chklovskii
Nicholas Chua
Patrick Combettes
Nick De Veaux
Charles Epstein
Reza Farhadifar
Lisa Fauci
Johannes Friedrich
Julien Funk

Sebastian Fürthauer
Mariano Gabitto
Alex Genkin
Andrea Giovannucci
Vladimir Gligorijevic
Kiley Graim
Leslie Greengard
John Hayward
Shidong Jiang
Jaeyoon James Jun
Eva Kanso
Julia Koehler
Enkeleida Lushi
Jeremy Magland
Cara Magnabosco
Victor Minden
Aditya Mishra
Christian L. Müller
Ehssan Nazockdast
Daniel Needleman
Naomi Oppenheimer
Cengiz Pehlevan
Eftychios Pnevmatikakis
Daniel Podolsky
Aditya Rangan
Anders Rasmussen
P. Douglas Renfrew
David Saintillan
Rachel Sealfon
Anirvan Sengupta
Sebastian Seung
Michael Shelley
Amit Singer
Marina Spivak
David Stein
Mariano Tepper
Olga Troyanskaya
Shravan Veerapaneni
Jun Wang
Aaron Wong
Witold Wysota
Wen Yan
Jian Zhou

Center for Computational Quantum Physics

Giuseppe Carleo
David Ceperley
Jing Chen
Xi Chen
Martin Claassen
Antoine Georges
Alexandru Georgescu
Gabriel Kotliar
Peter Lunts
Andrew Millis
Olivier Parcollet
Riccardo Rossi
Angel Rubio
Hao Shi
Miles Stoudenmire
Hugo Strand
Steve White
Manuel Zingl

Scientific Computing Core

Nick Carriero
Justin Creveling
Ian Fisk
Andras Pataki
Dylan Simon
Nikos Trikoupis
Aaron Watters

Mathematics & Physical Sciences Investigators +

Simons Investigators

Scott Aaronson
Mina Aganagic
Ian Agol
Igor Aleiner
Andrea Alu
Rajeev Alur
Sanjeev Arora
Ngô Bao Châu
Boaz Barak
Andrei Beloborodov
Andrei Bernevig
Andrea Bertozzi
Manjul Bhargava
Dan Boneh
Simon Brendle
Michael Brenner
Garnet Chan
Moses Charikar
Nigel Cooper
Ingrid Daubechies
Michael Desai
Daniel Eisenstein
Alex Eskin
Jonathan Feng
Paul François
Victor Galitski
Surya Ganguli
Sharon Glotzer
Shafi Goldwasser
Ben Green
Steven Gubser
Larry Guth
Christopher Hacon
Oskar Hallatschek
Patrick Hayden
Chris Hirata
Wayne Hu
Russell Impagliazzo
Piotr Indyk
Shamit Kachru
Randall Kamien
Marc Kamionkowski
Charles Kane
Anton Kapustin
Ludmil Katzarkov
Richard Kenyon
Subash Khot
Alexei Kitaev
Jon Kleinberg
Kirill Korolev
James Lee
Andrea Liu
Madhav Mani
Lisa Manning
Vladimir Markovic
James McKernan
Pankaj Mehta
Maryam Mirzakhani
Joel Moore
Andrew Mugler
Arvind Murugan
James O’Dwyer
Andrei Okounkov
Hirosi Ooguri
Eve Ostriker
Bjorn Poonen
Frans Pretorius
Eliot Quataert
Leo Radzihovsky
Igor Rodnianski
Raphael Rouquier
Anders Sandvik
David Schwab
Paul Seidel
Eva Silverstein
Amit Singer
Christopher Skinner
Allan Sly
Dam Son
Kannan Soundararajan
Dan Spielman
Anatoly Spitkovsky
Iain Stewart
Madhu Sudan
Terence Tao
Daniel Tataru
Shang-Hua Teng
Senthil Todadri
Chris Umans
Salil Vadhan
Mark Van Raamsdonk
Ashvin Vishwanath
Anastasia Volovich
Aryeh Warmflash
Michael Weinstein
Daniel Weissman
Horng-Tzer Yau
Xi Yin
Olga Zhaxybayeva
David Zuckerman

Awardees

Vijay Balasubramanian
Sam Brown
Robbert Dijkgraaf
Tony Ezome
Terrence Hwa
Brian Keating
Christopher Klausmeier
Jane Kondev
Adrian Lee
Simon Levin
Richard Lifton
Edward Lungu
M. Cristina Marchetti
Pankaj Mehta
Surjeet Rajendran
Alvaro Sanchez
Diaraf Seck
Boris Shraiman
Mukund Thattai
Christopher Tully
Massimo Vergassola
Kalin Vetsigian

Simons Collaboration on Algorithms and Geometry

Alexandr Andoni
Sanjeev Arora
Tim Austin
Mark Braverman
Jeff Cheeger
Subash Khot
Bruce Kleiner
Assaf Naor
Ran Raz
Oded Regev
Michael Saks
Amit Singer
David Steurer
Avi Wigderson

Simons Collaboration on Homological Mirror Symmetry

Mohammed Abouzaid
Denis Auroux
Ron Donagi
Kenji Fukaya
Ludmil Katzarkov
Maxim Kontsevich
Bong Lian
Tony Pantev
Shing-Tung Yau

Simons Collaboration on 
Special Holonomy in 
Geometry, Analysis and Physics

Bobby Acharya
Robert Bryant
Simon Donaldson
Sebastian Goette
Mark Haskins
Dominic Joyce
David Morrison
Johannes Nordstrom
Simon Salamon
Song Sun

Simons Collaboration on the Many Electron Problem

Garnet Chan
Antoine Georges
Emanuel Gull
Gabriel Kotliar
Evgeny Kozik
Olivier Parcollet
Nikolay Prokofiev
Mark van Schilfgaarde
Sandro Sorella
Guifre Vidal
Lucas Wagner
Steven White
Dominika Zgid
Shiwei Zhang
It from Qubit:

It from Qubit: Simons Collaboration on Quantum Fields, Gravity and Information

Scott Aaronson
Dorit Aharonov
Vijay Balasubramanian
Horacio Casini
Daniel Harlow
Patrick Hayden
Matthew Headrick
Alexei Kitaev
Juan Maldacena
Alexander Maloney
Donald Marolf
Robert Myers
Jonathan Oppenheim
John Preskill
Leonard Susskind
Brian Swingle
Tadashi Takayanagi
Mark Van Raamsdonk

Simons Collaboration on Cracking the Glass Problem

Ludovic Berthier
Giulio Biroli
Patrick Charbonneau
Eric Corwin
Silvio Franz
Jorge Kurchan
Andrea Liu
Lisa Manning
Sidney Nagel
Giorgio Parisi
David Reichman
Matthieu Wyart
Francesco Zamponi

Simons Collaboration on the Nonperturbative Bootstrap

Christopher Beem
Miguel Costa
Andrew Fitzpatrick
Thomas Hartman
Jared Kaplan
Zohar Komargodski
Joao Penedones
David Poland
Silviu Pufu
Leonardo Rastelli
Slava Rychkov
David Simmons-Duffin
Balt van Rees
Pedro Vieira

Simons Collaboration on Arithmetic Geometry, Number Theory, and Computation

Jennifer Balakrishnan
Noam Elkies
Brendan Hassett
Bjorn Poonen
Andrew Sutherland
John Voight

Origins of the Universe Initiative

Richard Bond
Claudia de Rham
Raphael Flauger
Gregory Gabadadze
Anna Ijjas
Liam McAllister
Rachel Rosen
Eva Silverstein
Paul Steinhardt
Matias Zaldarriaga

Mathematics & Physical Sciences Fellows +

Mathematics

Matthew Baker
David Ben-Zvi
Mladen Bestvina
Lewis Bowen
Tobias Colding
Panagiota Daskalopoulos
Aleksandar Donev
Zeev Dvir
Ezra Getzler
Anna Gilbert
Florian Herzig
John Imbrie
Jeff Kahn
Jeremy Kahn
Michael Kapovich
Boris Khesin
Kay Kirkpatrick
Nitu Kitchloo
Alex Kontorovich
Svitlana Mayboroda
Chikako Mese
Tomasz Mrowka
Camil Muscalu
Irina Nenciu
Thomas Nevins
Hee Oh
Julia Pevtsova
Andrei Rapinchuk
Daniel Ruberman
Mark Rudelson
Thomas Scanlon
Natasa Sesum
Gigliola Staffilani
Nicolas Templier
Benedek Valkó
András Vasy
Alexander Volberg
Sijue Wu
Wei Zhang
Maciej Zworski

Theoretical Physics

Philip Argyres
Robijn Bruinsma
Robert Caldwell
Claudio Chamon
Aashish Clerk
Eric D’Hoker
Matthew Headrick
Andrew Jordan
Gabriel Kotliar
Alice Quillen
Lisa Randall
Marcus Spradlin
Neal Weiner

SFARI Investigators +

Ted Abel
Alexej Abyzov
David Anderson
Dora Angelaki
Michiel Basson
Helen Bateup
Mark Bear
Kevin Bender
Raphael Bernier
Stephanie Bielas
Somer Bishop
Randy Blakely
Benjamin Blencowe
Mark Blumberg
Susan Y. Bookheimer
Joseph Buxbaum
Steven Chance
Moses Chao
Chinfei Chen

Simon Chen
Gloria Choi
George Church
A. Ercument Cicek
Mark Clements
Barry Connors
Edwin Cook
Hilary Coon
Greg Cooper
Rui Costa
Gerald Crabtree
Charles Craik
Lisa Croen
Colm Cunningham
Mark Daly
Sandeep Datta
Graeme Davis
Yves De Koninck
Bernie Devlin
Adriana Di Martino
Ilan Dinstein
Anna Docherty
Catherine Dulac
Kevin Eggan
Evan Eichler
Britta Eickholt
James Ellis
Mayada Elsabbagh
Cagla Eroglu
William Fairbrother
W. Andrew Faucett
Daniel Feldman
Guoping Feng
Gordon Fishell
Loren Frank
Maria Freire
Andreas Frick
Harrison Gabel
Alfred George
Daniel Geschwind
Jay Gibson
Charles Gilbert
David Ginty
Antonio Giraldez
Santhosh Girirajan
Joseph Gleeson
Robin Goin-Kochel
David Goldstein
Matthew Goodwin
Alessandro Gozzi
Ann Graybiel
Michael Graziano
Zhenglong Gu
Adam Guastella
James F. Gusella
Melissa Gymrek
Kurt Haas
Michael Halassa
Antonio Hardan
Xin He
Bruce Herring
David Hirsh
Ellen Hoffman
Mady Hornig
Yi-Ping Hsueh
Z. Josh Huang
Kimberly Huber
Jun Huh
Lilia Iakoucheva
Ivan Iossifov
Fulai Jin
Elizabeth Jonas
Emily Jones
Rebecca Jones
David Julius
Kristopher Kahle
Raymond Kelleher
Albert Keung
Alexander Kolevzon
Genevieve Konopka
Abba Krieger
Arnold Kriegstein
Smita Krishnaswamy
Chun-Hay Alex Kwan
Kenneth Kwan
Kasper Lage
Anthony Lamantia
Gary Landreth
Markita Landry
Maria Lehtinen
Jason Lerch
Matthew Lerner
Bo Li
Paul Lipkin
W. Ian Lipkin
Dan Littman
Catherine Lord
John Lukens
Liqun Luo
Jeffrey Macklis
Robert C. Malenka
Dara Manoach
Devanand Manoli
Gabor Marth
Thomas Maynard
Sarkis Mazmanian
A. Kimberley McAllister
Steven McCarroll
Margaret McCarthy
Emma Meaburn
Vinod Menon
Judith Miles
Alea Mills
Guo-Li Ming
Robi Mitra
Eric Morrow
Philippe Mourrain
Alysson Muotri
Shrikanth Narayanan
Tse Nga Ng
James Noonan
Alex Nord
Gaia Novarino
Cian O’Donnell
Kassandra Ori-McKenney

Brian O’Roak
Theo Palmer
Georgia Panagiotakos
Karen Parker
Kevin Pelphrey
Ben Philpot
Michael Piper
David Pitcher
Christopher Pittenger
Michael Platt
Renato Polimanti
Carlos Portera-Cailliau
Aaron Quinlan
Mani Ramaswami
James Rehg
Danny Reinberg
Joel Richter
Kathryn Roeder
John Rubenstein
Nicole Russo-Ponsaran
Stephan Sanders
Guillermo Sapiro
Celine Saulnier
Christelle Scharff
Robert Schultz
Leah Schust
Ethan Scott
Nenad Sestan
Stephen Sheinkopf
Elliott Sherr
Frederick Shic
Lisa Shulman
Matthew Siegel
Steven Siegelbaum
James Sikela
Pawan Sinha
Stelios Smirnakis
Vikaas Sohal
Hongjun Song
Matthew State
Paul Sternberg
Beth Stevens
Garret Stuber
Thomas Südhof
David Sulzer
Mriganka Sur
James Sutcliffe
Helen Tager-Flusberg
Michael Talkowski
Guomei Tang
Brian Theyel
David Traver
Peter Tsai
Gina Turrigiano
Erik Ullian
Flora Vaccarino
Jeremy Veenstra-VanderWeele
Pam Ventola
Dennis Vitkup
Xiaoqin Wang
Michael Wangler
Zachary Warren
Lauren Weiss
Marius Wernig
Rachel Wevrick
Tonya White
Michael Wigler
Jeremy Willsey
Melanie Woodin
Anthony Wynshaw-Boris
Fei Xu
Lei Xu
Shinya Yamamoto
Je-Hyun Yoon
Haiyuan Yu
Timothy Yu
Chaolin Zhang
Feng Zhang
Mingjie Zhang
R. Suzanne Zukin
Eli Zunder
Mark Zylka

Bridge to Independence Awards

Renata Batista-Brito
Graham Diering

Michael Gandal
Sung Han
Keren Haroush
Sung Eun Kwon
Yun Li
Thomasz Nowakowski
Rui Peixoto
Aakanksha Singhvi
Holly Stessman
Jason Yi

SPARK Awardees

Leonard Abbeduto
David Amaral
Robert Annett
Raphael Bernier
Eric Butter
Laura Carpenter
Gabriel Dichter
Craig Erickson
Eric Fombonne
Robin Goin-Kochel
Amanda Gulsrud
Melissa Hale
Suma Jacob
Stephen Kanne
Catherine Lord
Christa Lese Martin
Jacob Michaelson
Cesar Ochoa-Lubinoff

Brian O’Roak
Opal Ousley
Juhi Pandey
Karen Pierce
Joseph Piven
Lisa Prock
Cordelia Robinson
Mustafa Sahin
Robert Schultz
Matthew Siegel
Latha Soorya
Zachary Warren
Ericka Wodka

Life Sciences Investigators +

Simons Collaboration on the Global Brain

Larry Abbott
Ralph Adolphs
Misha Ahrens
Emre Aksay
David Anderson
Dora Angelaki
Richard Axel
William Bialek
David Brainard
Carlos Brody
Elizabeth Buffalo
Matteo Carandini
E.J. Chichilnisky
Anne Churchland
Mark Churchland
Thomas Clandinin
Marlene Cohen
John Cunningham
Sandeep Datta
James DiCarlo
Brent Doiron
Shaul Druckmann
Uri Eden
Florian Engert
Adrienne Fairhall
Michale Fee
Ila Fiete
Loren Frank
Jeremy Freeman
Winrich Freiwald
Stefano Fusi
Surya Ganguli
Lisa Giocomo
Mark Goldman
Michael Hausser
Elizabeth Hillman
Mehrdad Jazayeri
Roozbeh Kiani
Adam Kohn
Brian Lau
Andrew Leifer
Nuo Li
Michael Long
Christian Machens
Zachary Mainen
Valerio Mante
Markus Meister
Kenneth Miller
J. Anthony Movshon
William Newsome
Liam Paninski
Joseph Paton
Pietro Perona
Bijan Pesaran
Jonathan Pillow
Xaq Pitkow
Alexandre Pouget
Jennifer Raymond
Fred Rieke
Nicole Rust
Vanessa Ruta
Bernardo Sabatini
Maneesh Sahani
C. Daniel Salzman
Elad Schneidman
Krishna Shenoy
Eero Simoncelli
Spencer Smith
Haim Sompolinsky
Michael Stryker
Karel Svoboda
David Tank
Doris Tsao
Naoshige Uchida

Brian Wandell
Xiao-Jing Wang
Ilana Witten
Daniel Yamins
Byron Yu
Anthony Zador
Manuel Zimmer
Steven Zucker

Simons Collaboration 
on the Origins of Life

Donna Blackmond
Tanja Bosak
Dieter Braun
David Catling
Irene Chen
Jason Dworkin
Woodward Fischer
Gregory Fournier
John Grotzinger
Wilhelm Huck
Gerald Joyce
Lisa Kaltenegger
Ramanarayanan Krishnamurthy
Sheref Mansy
Karin Öberg
Matthew Powner
Didier Queloz
Nita Sahai
Dimitar Sasselov
Burckhard Seelig
Roger Summons
John Sutherland
Jack Szostak
Paula Welander
George Whitesides

Simons Collaboration on Ocean Processes and Ecology

E. Virginia Armbrust
David Caron
Penny Chisholm
Matthew Church
Edward DeLong
Sonya Dyhrman
Michael Follows
Anitra Ingalls
Seth John
David Karl
Debbie Lindell
Daniel Repeta
Benjamin Van Mooy
Joshua Weitz
Angelicque White
Jonathan Zehr

Simons Collaboration on Computational

Biogeochemical Modeling of Marine Ecosystems

E. Virginia Armbrust
Jacob Bien
Christopher Edwards
Zoe Finkel
Michael Follows
Jed Fuhrman
Andrew Irwin
Trevor Platt
Brian Powell
Shubha Sathyendranath
Joseph Vallino

Simons Collaboration on Principles of Microbial Ecosystems

Martin Ackermann
Sebastian Bonhoeffer
Otto Cordero
Jeff Gore
Terrence Hwa
Naomi Levine
Mary Ann Moran
Victoria Orphan
Roman Stocker

Simons Collaboration 
on Ocean Processes and 
Ecology – Gradients

E. Virginia Armbrust
Randelle Bundy
Zoe Finkel
Michael Follows
Anitra Ingalls
Seth John
Laurie Juranek
David Karl
Debbie Lindell
Angelicque White
Jonathan Zehr

Project Investigators

Penny Chisholm
Robert DeSalle
Wayne Goodman
Brian Hammer
Fritz Henn
Bonnie Hurwitz
Eunsoo Kim
Elizabeth Kujawinski
Raghuveer Parthasarathy
Martin Polz

John Pringle
Stephen Quake
Gene Robinson
Heidi Sosik
Ramunas Stepanauskas
Lisa Stubbs
David Valentine
William Wcislo

Joao Xavier

Simons Early Career 
Investigators in 
Marine Microbial Ecology 
and Evolution

Andrew Alverson
Jake Bailey
Andrew Barton
Erin Bertrand
Tanja Bosak
Otto Cordero
Anne Dekas
Naomi Levine
Karen Lloyd
Alyson Santoro
Frank Stewart
Jacob Waldbauer

HHMI-Simons Faculty Scholars

Neal Alto
Thomas Bernhardt
Jesse Bloom
Edward Boyden
Clifford Brangwynne
Jose Dinneny
Michael Fischbach
Elizabeth Haswell
Martin Jonikas
Luciano Marraffini
Frederick Matsen IV
Coleen Murphy
Samara Reck-Peterson
Michael Rust
Elizabeth Sattely
Jan Skotheim
Gurol Suel
Benjamin Tu
Feng Zhang
Daniel Zilberman

Klingenstein-Simons Fellowship Awards in Neurosciences

Susanne Ahmari
Benjamin Arenkiel
Matthew Banghart
Jayeeta Basu
Stephen Brohawn
Mark Churchland
Richard Daneman
Benjamin de Bivort
Dion Dickman
Gul Dolen
Jeff Donlea
Felice Dunn
Monica Dus
Evan Feinberg
Liang Feng
Harrison W. Gabel
Lisa Giocomo
Michael Halassa
Catherine Hartley
Benjamin Hayden
Biyu He
Michael Hoppa
Elaine Y. Hsiao
Mehrdad Jazayeri
Andrew Kruse
Byungkook Lim
Conor Liston
Dengke Ma
Carolyn McBride
Christine Merlin
Kate Meyer
Evan Miller
Katherine Nagel
Yuki Oka

Brian O’Roak
Engin Ozkan
Tiffany Schmidt
John Tuthill
Wei Xu
Michael Yartsev

Life Sciences Fellows +

Simons Collaboration 
on the Global Brain 
Postdoctoral Fellows

Sophie Aimon
Katherine Cora Ames
Adam Calhoun
Xiaoyin Chen
Maria Dadarlat
Chunyu Duan
Vikram Gadagkar
Anna Gillespie
James Heys
Danique Jeurissen
Matthew Kaufman
Aaron Koralek
Liang Liang
Scott Linderman
John Long
Malavika Murugan
Amy Ni
Ian Oldenburg
Marino Pagan
Braden Purcell
Evan Schaffer

Simons Collaboration on the Origins of Life Fellows

Zachary Adam
Clara Blättler
Paul Carroll
Claudia El Nachef
Teresa Ruiz Herrero
Ankit Jain
Alexandria Johnson
Sarah Rugheimer MacGregor
Raghav Poudyal
Sukrit Ranjan
Vlada Stamenkovic
Rafal Szabla
Stephanie Valleau
Xingchen Wang
Yajun Wang
Li Zeng

Simons Collaboration on Computational

Biogeochemical Modeling of Marine Ecosystems Fellows

John Casey
Christopher Follett

Fellowships in 
Marine Microbial Ecology

Natalie Cohen
Keisuke Inomura
Chana Kranzler
Wei Qin

Simons Fellows of the 
Life Sciences Research Foundation

Aakash Basu
Scott Behie
Thomas Boothby
Rogier Braakman
Tin Chi Solomon Chak
Kurt Dahlstrom
Romain Darnajoux
Sarah Davies
Robert Jinkerson
Ricardo Laranjeiro
Michele LeRoux
Hoong Chuin Lim
Eric Lubeck
Ryan Melnyk
Dipti Nayak
Lena Pernas
Benjamin Ross
Caroline Runyan
Longfei Shu
Michael Smith
Matthew Swaffer
David Tourigny
Josep Vilarrasa-Blasi
Christopher Whidden

Simons Fellows of the

Jane Coffin Childs Memorial

Fund for Medical Research

Brittany Belin
David Booth
Yunji Davenport
Wenyan Jiang
Duncan Leitch
Christopher Lopez
Patrick Mitchell
Joshua Modell

Simons Fellows of the

Helen Hay Whitney Foundation

Eleanore J. Clowney
Lihui Feng
Tania J. Lupoli
Tomas Pluskal
Arthur Prindle
Jeremy M. Rock
Olena Zhulyn

Simons Society of Fellows +

Senior Fellows

Boris Altshuler
Moses Chao
David Heeger
David Hirsh
Ruth Lehmann
Carol Mason
John Morgan
J. Anthony Movshon
Andrei Okounkov
Margaret Wright

Junior Fellows

Ruth Angus
Gilad Asharov
Arkarup Bandyopadhyay
Tobias Bartsch
Sonja Billerbeck
Michal Breker
Timothy Burbridge
Jennifer Bussell
Shana Caro
Sylvain Carpentier
Eric Castillo
James Dama
Jairo Diaz Amaya
Sara Fenstermacher
Logan Grosenick
Benjamin Harrop-Griffiths
Keith Hawkins
J. Colin Hill
Kohei Inayoshi
Dion Khodagholy
Chervin Laporte
Rafael Maia
Bianca Jones Marlin
Takashi Onikubo
Ilya Razenshteyn
Carlotta Ronda
Aditi Sheshadri
Mijo Simunovic
James Stafford
Eliran Subag
Xin Sun
Yi Sun
Li-Cheng Tsai
Michael Waskom
Zheng Wu

Education & Outreach Support +

Adventure Scientists
American Society for Cell Biology
BEAM
BioBus, Inc.
California Academy of Sciences
Caveat
City University of New York
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
DonorsChoose.org
Guerilla Science
Howard Hughes Medical Institute: The Serengeti Rules
iBiology Inc.: Untitled CRISPR documentary
IEEE Foundation: Untitled Claude Shannon documentary
Imagine Science Films Corp
Iridescent
Junior Achievement of South Central PA, Inc.
Los Angeles Performance Practice: AFTER
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Math for America
Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI): Numberphile
MICRO
Motherboard: The Most Unknown
National Academy of Sciences
New York Hall of Science
New York Harbor Foundation, Billion Oyster Project
New York Public Radio: Only Human

New York Public Radio: Radiolab
New York University
Pioneer Works
Rockaway Waterfront Alliance Inc.
Rockefeller University
Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology
STEM Next Opportunity Fund
Strategic Education Research Partnership Institute (SERP)
Sundance Institute
The Conversation US, Inc.
The Exploratorium
Wave Hill Incorporated
Wiki Education Foundation
Wikimedia Foundation
Woodrow Wilson Foundation
YMCA of the USA

Supported Institutions +

American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Columbia University Medical Center
Gathering4Gardner, Inc.
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Institute for Advanced Study
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI)
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
National Academy of Sciences
National Museum of Mathematics
New York Genome Center, Inc.
New York Structural Biology Center
Rockefeller University
Science Festival Foundation
ScienceCounts Inc.
Science Philanthropy Alliance
Stony Brook Foundation, Inc.

Advisory Boards +

Mathematics & Physical Sciences Scientific Advisory Board

Alfred Aho
Columbia University
 
Charles Epstein
University of Pennsylvania
 
Nicholas M. Katz
Princeton University
 
Alfred Mueller
Columbia University
 
Ramesh Narayan
Harvard University
 
Christos H. Papadimitriou
Columbia University
 
Jill Pipher
Brown University
 
Karin Rabe
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
 
Srinivasa Varadhan
New York University
 
Margaret H. Wright
New York University

SFARI Scientific Advisory Board

David Lewis
University of Pittsburgh
 
Richard Lifton
Rockefeller University
 
Eric Nestler
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
 
Martin Raff
University College London
 
Arnon Rosenthal
Alector, LLC
 
Carla Shatz
Stanford University
 
Elizabeth Spelke
Harvard University
 
Huntington F. Willard
University of Chicago

Spectrum Advisory Board

Stephanie Chan
Zwoop
 
Michael E. Goldberg
Columbia University
 
Laura Helmuth
Washington Post
 
Robin Marantz Henig
The New York Times Magazine
 
Ivan Oransky
New York University
 
Aviv Regev
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 
David Sassoon
InsideClimate News
 
Will Talbot
Stanford University

Quanta Advisory Board

Laura Chang
The New York Times
 
Raissa D’Souza
University of California, Davis
 
David J. Gross
Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics
 
Hopi E. Hoekstra
Harvard University
 
Alex Kontorovich
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
 
Howard Schneider
Stony Brook University School of Journalism
 
Steven Strogatz
Cornell University
 
Leslie B. Vosshall
Rockefeller University

Science Sandbox Advisory Board

Bruce Alberts
University of California, San Francisco 

 
Alan Alda
Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science,
Stony Brook University
 
Majora Carter
MCG Consulting
StartUp Box
 
Kishore Hari
 
Werner Herzog
 
Miranda July
 
Robert Lue
Harvard University
 
Vikki Spruill

SPARK Advisory Board

Paul S. Appelbaum
Columbia University
 
Guy Calvert
Dup15q Alliance
 
Monica Coenraads
Rett Syndrome Research Trust
 
Daniel Geschwind
University of California, Los Angeles
 
Omar Khwaja
Roche Pharmaceutical Research 
and Early Development
 
Ami Klin
Emory University School of Medicine
 
Paul Lipkin
Kennedy Krieger Institute
 
Sandy Magaña
University of Texas at Austin
 
Heather C. Mefford
University of Washington
 
Steven Shore
Adelphi University
 
Alison Singer
Autism Science Foundation
 
Bridget A. Taylor
Alpine Learning Group

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David Eisenbud, Ph.D,
Director, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute
 
Gerald D. Fischbach, M.D.
Distinguished Scientist and Fellow, Simons Foundation
 
Margaret A. Hamburg, M.D.
President, American Association for the Advancement of Science
 
Peter Littlewood, Ph.D.
University of Chicago
 
William H. Press, Ph.D.
University of Texas at Austin
 
Mark Silber, J.D., M.B.A.
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Renaissance Technologies
 
James H. Simons, Ph.D.
Chair, Simons Foundation
 
Marilyn H. Simons, Ph.D.
President, Simons Foundation
 
Shirley M. Tilghman, Ph.D.
Princeton University
 

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Ahmad Abbad
Ilona Abramova
John Acampado
Andrea Ace
Stephanie Adika
Maria Adler
Leyla Ahari
Tarmo Äijö
Justin Alsing
Alpha Amatya
Joakim Andén
Lauren Anderson
Aireli Angel-Ramos
Daniel Anglés-Alcázar
Caleb Arnold
Irina Astrovskaya
Kate Augenblick
Florencio Balboa Usabiaga
Shareen Bamberg
Alex Barnett
Meet Barot
Agnes Barszcz
Asif Bashar
Nicholas Battaglia
Megan Bedell
Jessica Bee
Marta Benedetti
Serena Bianchi
Lawrence Bianco
Aaron Biscombe
Jill Blackford
Alexandra Bolter
Rich Bonneau
Greg Boustead
Michelle Bradshaw
Libby Brooks
Jennylyn Brown
Gregory Bryan
Martin Butler
Claire Cameron
Matteo Cantiello
Jacob Cappell
Nick Carriero
Lindsey Cartner
Mani Cavalieri
Nadine Celestin
Jordana Cepelewicz
Nikolai Chapochnikov
Kathleen Chen
Xi Chen
Xi Chen
Wu-bin Chin
Dmitri “Mitya” Chklovskii
Andrew Choi
Salim Chowdhury
Nicholas Chua
Martin Claassen
Carleen Clarke
Secoha Cooper
Justin Creveling
Neha Dandu
Amy Daniels
James Davidson
Nick De Veaux
Donna DeJesus-Ortiz
Jocelyn Dorszynski
Shaun Dubreuil
Reza Farhadifar
Meghan Fazzi
Stephen Feeney
Pamela Feliciano
Gerald D. Fischbach
Ian Fisk
Chris Fleisch
Nina Fleiss
Neil Flood
Patrick Flood
Steven Ford
Dan Foreman-Mackey
Johannes Friedrich
Tammi Fumberi
Julien Funk
Hannah Furfaro

Sebastian Fürthauer
Gregory Gabadadze
Mariano Gabitto
Annaliese Gaeta
Swami Ganesan
Valerie Gar
Jennifer Garcia
Alexandra Geldmacher
Shy Genel
Antoine Georges
Alexandru Georgescu
Andrea Giovannucci
Vladimir Gligorijevic
Katie Goodwin
Kiley Graim
Anastasia Greenebaum
Leslie Greengard
Marion Greenup
Michael Grey
Ann Griswold
Luke Grosvenor
Brigitta Gundersen
Patrick Gunn
Melanie Habouzit
Fang Han
Sunita Hansraj
Dominique Harrison
Kevin Hartnett
Marcus Haugen
Christopher Hayward
John Hayward
Mary Kate Hennelly
Deborah Hertz
David Hogg
Jessica Holthouser
Rebecca Horne
Kenta Hotokezaka
Chia-Yu Hu
John Jagard
Marian Jakubiak
Bill Jensen
Lydia Jung
Rachel Jurd
Tim Kane
Jeanette Kazmierczak
Marlow Kee
Matthew Kent
Deborah Kenyon
Chang-Goo Kim
Patricia Kim
Emily Klein
Julia Koehler
Michael Kranz
Abe Lackman
Alex Lash
Noah Lawson
Seran Lee-Johnson
Monika Lenard
MaryKate Levi
Yuri Levin
Miao Li
Yuan Li
Thomas Lin
Paula Lukats
Peter Lunts
Alice Luo Clayton
Enkeleida Lushi
Jeremy Magland
Cara Magnabosco
Jennifer Maimone-Medwick
Malcolm Mallardi
Apoorva Mandavilli
Richard Marini
Michelle Matias
Richard McFarland
Andrew Millis
Victor Minden
Chiara Mingarelli
Jillian Minogue
Emily Miraldi
Aditya Mishra
Katie Moisse
Daniel Mortensen
Michael Moyer
Elizabeth Mrozinska
Suvodip Mukherjee
Christian L. Müller
Megan Muneeb
Vincent Myers
Sigurd Naess
Layla Naficy
Ehssan Nazockdast
David Nelson

Camille Norrell
Eirene O’Connor

Sean O’Connor
Debra Olchick
Naomi Oppenheimer
Kristin Ozelli
Joanna Pacholarz
Alan Packer
Olivier Parcollet
Andras Pataki
Danielle Patch
Balmes Pavlov
Cengiz Pehlevan
Nicole Phillips
Olivia Pinney
Eftychios Pnevmatikakis
Daniel Podolsky
Christina Pullano
Allison Rains
Cindy Rampersad-Phillips
Rishi Rana
Anders Rasmussen
Lucy Reading-Ikkanda
Louis Reichardt
Matthew Reiser
P. Douglas Renfrew
John Rennie
Woody Richards
Christopher Rigby
Samantha Riviello
Mark Roberts
Beverly Robertson
Mariah Roda
Edgar Rodriguez
Jowy Romano
Anthony Roux
Elizabeth Roy
Angel Rubio
Nick Sanghvi
Diane Sarria
Kathleen Savarese
Alyssa Picchini Schaffer
Tara Schoenfeld
Kim Scobie
Rachel Sealfon
Rebecca Sesny
Swapnil Shah
Alexandra Shaheen
Michael Shelley
Jesse Sherwood
Hao Shi
Melanie Shiree
Olena Shmahalo
Dylan Simon
Chaim Singer
Emily Singer
Kori Smith
Lee Anne Green Snyder
Rachel Somerville
Julia Sommer
David Spergel
John Spiro
Marina Spivak
Christopher Sprinz
Tjitske Starkenburg
David Stein
Alexandra Stephens
Amiel Sternberg
James Stewart
Colleen Stock
Benjy Stokar
Miles Stoudenmire
Thomas Sumner
Emily Tan
Rebecca Tancredi
Mariano Tepper
Allegra Thomas
Suraj Tiwari
Jennifer Tjernagel
Stephanie Tonnesen
John Tracey
Nikos Trikoupis
Olga Troyanskaya
Yuri Tschinkel
Dawn Tucker
Hope Vanderberg
Benjamin VanderSluis
Jan Varghese
Brianna Vernoia
Francisco Villaescusa-Navarro
Elijah Visbal
Natalia Volfovsky
Karen Walton-Bowen
Benjamin Wandelt
Jun Wang
Paul Wang
Aaron Watters
Patricia Weisenfeld
James Whalley
Casey White Lehman
Ingrid Wickelgren
Ursula Wing
Natalie Wolchover
Aaron Wong
Annie Wong
Paul Wong
Jessica Wright
Philip Yam
Wen Yan
Shirley Ying
Cindy Young
Michelle Yun
Hana Zaydens
Nicholette Zeliadt
Jian Zhou

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