Charged with making recommendations regarding the scientific direction of Bio-X as well as reviewing fellowship applications, the 33 members of the committee come from 20 different departments.  Carla Shatz is the Chair of the Scientific Leadership Council.

Michael Longaker - Deane P. and Louise Mitchell Professor in the School of Medicine and Professor of Surgery (Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery) and (by courtesy) of Bioengineering and of Materials Science and Engineering

Scientific Leadership Council Member, Bio-X Affiliated Faculty
Dr. Longaker's extensive research experience includes the cellular and molecular biology of extracellular matrix with specific applications to the differences between fetal and post-natal wound healing, the biology of keloids and hypertrophic scars, the cellular and molecular events in craniofacial development and stem cell biology.