Community Advisory Board

The Community Advisory Board purpose is to support the Bioconductor mission by:

The Community Advisory Board governance document (PDF) outlines membership, procedures, committees and working groups of the board. Governance was formalized in April, 2020.

Current members

Yagoub A. I. Adam
Yagoub A. I. Adam, Covenant University, Nigeria. linkedin
Benilton Carvalho
Benilton Carvalho, University of Campinas, Brazil. Google
Daniela Cassol
Daniela Cassol, University of California, Riverside, USA. website
Leonardo Collado-Torres
Leonardo Collado-Torres, Lieber Institute for Brain Development, USA. Github
Aedin Culhane
Aedin Culhane, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, USA. website
Saskia Freytag
Saskia Freytag, Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, Australia. Github
Susan Holmes
Susan Holmes, Stanford, USA. website
Katerina Kechris
Katerina Kechris, University of Colorado, Denver, USA. website
Estefania Mancini
Estefania Mancini, Centre for Genomic Regulation, Spain. Google Scholar
Kozo Nishida
Kozo Nishida, RIKEN Center for Biosystems Dynamics Research, Japan. Github
Johannes Rainer
Johannes Rainer, Eurac Research, Italy. website
Matt Ritchie
Matt Ritchie, The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Australia. website
Kevin Rue-Albrecht
Kevin Rue-Albrecht, Univeristy of Oxford, UK. website
Lori Shepherd
Lori Shepherd, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, USA. linkedin
Mike Smith
Mike Smith, EMBL, Germany. website

Meeting minutes

The Community Advisory Board meets monthly. Minutes of the last meeting are made available after being approved by the board at the following meeting. The first meeting for which public minutes were maintained was on 9 April, 2020.

Event Calendar

The Bioconductor Event Calendar is a public facing google calendar for Bioconductor and Bioconductor related events. The events posted on this calendar are managed by members of the Community Advisory Board. If you would like an event added to the calendar please email: events at

Please include event details such as:


If you would like to contact the Community Advisory Board please email: cab at

Community Advisory Board

Community Advisory Board