The ELSI Congress and The ELSI Virtual Forum 2020 Organizing Committee

The 5th ELSI Congress has been postponed until March 2021. In its place, on June 15 - 16, 2020, we will be hosting The ELSI Virtual Forum, a free online event featuring keynote and plenary speakers along with a selection of panels.


  • Paul Appelbaum, Columbia University
  • Jonathan Berg, University of North Carolina
  • Joy Boyer, NHGRI (National Human Genome Research Institute)
  • Larry Brody, NHGRI
  • Mildred Cho, Stanford University
  • Sam Cordner, Columbia University
  • Gail Henderson, University of North Carolina
  • Vanessa Hiratsuka, South Central Foundation
  • Steven Joffe, University of Pennsylvania
  • Dave Kaufman, NHGRI
  • Gabriel Lazaro-Munoz, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Sandra Soo-Jin Lee, Columbia University
  • Nicole Lockhart, NHGRI
  • Amy McGuire, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Osagie Obasogie, UC Berkeley
  • Aaron Panofsky, UCLA
  • Lisa Parker, University of Pittsburgh
  • Natalie Pino, NHGRI
  • James Tabery, University of Utah
  • Wendy Uhlmann, University of Michigan
  • Rachel Yarmolinsky, Columbia University