2017 WCPG Committees

Program Committee

Stephen Faraone, Ph.D. , Co-chair 
SUNY Upstate Medical University, United States
Dan Rujescu, M.D., Ph.D. , Co-chair 
University of Halle, Germany
Ole Andreassen, Prof.
University of Oslo, Norway
Philip Asherson, Ph.D.
Kings College London, United Kingdom
Cathy Barr, Ph.D.
The Krembil Research Institute, Canada
Sarah Bergen, Ph.D.
Karolinska Institute, Sweden
Laura Bierut, M.D.
Washington University School of Medicine, United States
Elisabeth Binder, M.D., Ph.D.
Max-Planck Institute of Psychiatry, Germany
Anders Børglum, M.D., Ph.D.
Aarhus University, Denmark
Sven Cichon, Ph.D.
University of Basel, Switzerland
Aiden Corvin, M.D., Ph.D.
Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Lea Davis, Ph.D.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, United States
Franziska Degenhardt, M.D.
Institute of Human Genetics, Germany
Lynn DeLisi, M.D.
VA Boston Healthcare, United States
Gary Donohoe, Ph.D.
NUI Galway, Ireland
Barbara Franke, Prof.
Radboud University, Netherlands
Joel Gelernter, M.D.
Yale University, United States
Elliot Gershon, M.D.
University of Chicago, United States
Stephen Glatt, Ph.D.
SUNY Upstate Medical University, United States
David Goldman, M.D.
National Institutes of Health, United States
Jan Haavik, M.D.  |
University of Bergen, Norway
Lin He, Prof.
Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Tadafumi Kato, M.D., Ph.D.
RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Japan
John Kelsoe, M.D.
University of Toronto, Canada
Jo Knight, Ph.D.
Lancaster University, United Kingdom
Henrik Larsson
Örebro University, Sweden
Douglas Levinson, M.D. 
Stanford University, United States
Cathryn Lewis, Ph.D.
King’s College London, United Kingdom
Julio Licinio, M.D.
South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute, Australia
Anil Malhotra, M.D.
The Zucker Hillside Hospital, United States
Carol Mathews, M.D.
University of Florida, United States
Francis McMahon, M.D.
NIH/NIMH, United States
Sarah Medland, Ph.D.
Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Australia
Benjamin Neale, Ph.D.
Massachusetts General Hospital, United States
Markus Nothen, Prof.  
University of Bonn, Germany
John Nurnberger, M.D., Ph.D.
Indiana University School of Medicine, United States
Michael O’Donovan, FRCPsych, Ph.D.
Cardiff University, United Kingdom
Roel Ophoff, Ph.D.
University of California, Los Angeles, United States
Michael Owen, B.Sc., Ch.B., FRCP, M.B., Ph.D.
Cardiff University, United Kingdom
Danielle Posthuma, Ph.D.
VU University, Netherlands
James Potash, M.D., M.P.H.
The University of Iowa, United States
John Rice, Prof.
Washington University, United States
Marcella Rietschel, M.D., Ph.D.
Central Institute of Mental Health, Germany
Stephan Sanders, M.D., Ph.D.
University of California, San Francisco, United States
Thomas G. Schulze, M.D.
University of Munich, Germany
Jonathan Sebat, Ph.D.
University of California, San Diego, United States
Pak Sham, Ph.D.
The University of Hong Kong, China
Pamela Sklar, M.D., Ph.D.
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, United States
Jordan Smoller, M.D., Sc.D.
Harvard Medical School, United States
Gustavo Turecki, M.D., Ph.D.
McGill University, Canada
Peter Visscher, Ph.D., Prof.
The University of Queensland, Australia
Thomas Werge, Ph.D.
Capital Region of Denmark, Denmark
Naomi Wray, Ph.D.
The University of Queensland, Australia
Li Yang, Ph.D.
Peking University Sixth Hospital, China

ECIP Committee

John Nurnberger, M.D., Ph.D., Co-chair
Indiana University School of Medicine, United States
Thomas G. Schulze, M.D., Co-chair
University of Munich, Germany
Melanie Carless, Ph.D.
Texas Biomedical Research Institute, United States
Liliana Ciobanu, B.Sc.
The University of Adelaide, Australia
Lynn DeLisi, M.D.  VA Boston Healthcare, United States
J Raymond DePaulo, M.D.
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, United States
Weam Fageera, M.Sc.
McGill University, Canada
Menachem Fromer, Ph.D., Prof.
Verily Life Sciences, United States
Fernando Goes, M.D.
Johns Hopkin University, United States
Ryota Hashimoto, M.D., Ph.D.
Osaka University Graduate School of Child Development, Japan
James L. Kennedy, M.D.
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Canada
Laura Mandelli, Ph.D.
University of Bologna, Italy
Francis McMahon, M.D.
NIH/NIMH, United States
Sandra Meier, Ph.D.
Center for Register-based Research, Denmark
Christel M Middeldorp, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Queensland, Australia
Marina Mihaljevic, M.D.
Clinical Center of Serbia, Serbia
Shaza Mokhtar, Ph.D.
McGill University, Canada
Emily Olfson, M.D., Ph.D.
Yale University School of Medicine, United States
Manpreet Singh, M.D.
Maharishi Markandeshwar Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, India
Thorgeir Thorgeirsson, Ph.D.
deCODE Genetics, Iceland
Gwyneth Zai, FRCP(C), M.D., Ph.D.
University of Toronto, Canada
Clement Zai, Ph.D.
University of Toronto, Canada
Fengyu Zhang, D.Phil.
Global Clinical and Translational Research Institute, United States

ISPG Awards Committee

Sibylle Schwab, Ph.D. – Chair
University of Wollongong, Australia
Ole Andreassen, Prof.
University of Oslo, Norway
Cathy Barr, Ph.D.
The Krembil Research Institute, Canada
Laura Bierut, M.D.
Washington University School of Medicine, United States
Elisabeth Binder, M.D., Ph.D.
Max-Planck Institute of Psychiatry, Germany
Christine M. Freitag, Prof.
Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany
Tadafumi Kato, M.D., Ph.D.
RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Japan
Melvin McInnis, FRCPsych, M.D.
University of Michigan, United States
Philip Mitchell, M.D.
University of New South Wales, Australia
James Potash, M.D., M.P.H.
The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, United States
Alessandro Serretti, M.D.
Institute of Psychiatry, Italy