Advisory Board

The Advisory Board of BIG Data Center consists of eminent scientists in the field. The role of the Advisory Board is to provide professional advice and guidance with respect to the Center's activities, directions, and international interactions and collaborations.

The current members of the Advisory Board are:


Prof. Vladimir Bajic

Director of Computational Bioscience Research Center
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia


Dr. Guy Cochrane

Head of European Nucleotide Archive
European Bioinformatics Institute


Dr. Frank Eisenhaber

Head of Biomolecular Function Discovery Division
Executive Director, Bioinformatics Institute, Singapore


Prof. Takashi Gojobori (Chair)

Distinguished Professor, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
Former Vice-Director of National Institute of Genetics and Professor at DNA Data Bank of Japan (DDBJ)


Prof. Jingchu Luo

China Node Manager of the European Molecular Biology Network (EMBnet)
Peking University, China


Dr. Ilene Mizrachi

GenBank Coordinator
National Center for Biotechnology Information, United States


Prof. Weimin Zhu

Professor of Data Science
National Center for Protein Sciences, China