Who we are

The Gene Ontology Consortium is a large, international group of scientists in the disciplines of biology and computer science.

Principal Investigators

Project leads

  • Pascale Gaudet, Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics - Overall Project Management, Ontology development, Data Quality
  • Seth Carbon, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory - Architecture
  • David Hill, The Jackson Laboratory - GO-CAM modeling
  • Kimberly van Auken, Caltech - Annotation
  • Huaiyu Mi, University of Southern California - Phylogenetic Annotation
  • Suzi Aleksander, Stanford University - User Support

GO Council

Leaders of key contributing resources.

Founders

Current GO contributors

Giulia Antonazzo Ghislaine Argoud-Puy Cecilia Arighi Helen Attrill Andrea Auchincloss
Kristian Axelsen Erica Bakker Richard Baldarelli James P. Balhoff Siddhartha Basu
B. Bely Tanya Berardini Marie-Claude Blatter C. Bonilla Emmanuel Boutet
Yvonne Bradford Lionel Breuza R. Britto Cristina Casals Juancarlos Chan
H.Y. Chang J. Cho Karen Christie E. Cibrian-Uhalte Lori Corbani
Elisabeth Coudert N. Del-Toro Jeff De Pons Alex Diehl Robert J. Dodson
Mary E. Dolan Harold Drabkin Paula Duek-Roggli Corina Duenas M.J. Duesbury
Melinda R Dwinell Dustin Ebert Stacia Engel Meltem Erdol Anne Estreicher
Antonio Fabregat Kathleen Falls Livia Famiglietti David Fashena Marc Feuermann
Petra Fey Matt Gage Sibyl Gao Phani Garapati Michelle Giglio
Benjamin Good Josh L. Goodman Arnaud Gos Chris Grove Nadine Gruaz-Gumowski
Midori Harris Nomi L. Harris M.C. Harrison E. Hartline E. Hatton-Ellis
G. Thomas Hayman Ursula Hinz A. Holmes Doug Howe Xiaosong Huang
Chantal Hulo H. Hye-A-Bye Alexandr Ignatchenko T.E.M. Jones Florence Jungo
Mohamed A Kadhum Mary Kaldunski Kalpana Karra Ingrid Keseler M. Koch
Kati Laiho Colin Logie Stanley J.F Laulederkind Raymond Lee Philippe Lemercier
Damien Lieberherr Antonia Lock A. MacDougall Michele Magrane Marios Makris
Steven J. Marygold Patrick Masson Lisa Matthews Bruce May Birgit H.M. Meldal
J. Mendel Aleksandra Michalak Gillian H. Millburn Alexander L. Mitchell Stuart R. Miyasato
Sierra Moxon Hans-Michael Muller Anushya Muruganujan Tremayne Mushayahama S. Nadendla
Rob Nash Darren A. Natale Li Ni Ivo Pedruzzi Livia Perfetto
Christian Pich Klemens Pichler D. Poggioli Pablo Porras S. Poudel
Armalya Pritazahra Federica Quaglia D. Raciti Sridhar Ramachandran Jolene Ramsey
N.D. Rawlings Leonore Reiser Catherine Rivoire Curtis Ross Kim Rutherford
Leyla Ruzicka Edoardo Salladini A. Sangrador-Vegas Gil dos Santos Kevin Schaper
Matt Simison Amy Singer Dmitry Sitnikov Marek S. Skrzypek E. Speretta
Victor B. Strelets Shabari Subramaniam S. Sundaram Christopher J. Tabone R. Tauber
Jim Thurmond Silvio Tosatto V. Trovisco Marek Tutaj N. Tyagi
Ceri Van Slyke Mahima Vedi Shur-Jen Wang K. Warner Shuai Weng
Edith D. Wong Cathy Wu Z. Xie L.-S. Yeh R. Zaru
Pinglei Zhou        

GO contributors emeriti

Vanessa Acquaah Saadullah H. Ahmad Laurent-Philippe Albou Debbie Alexander Hadil Alrohaif
Igor Antoshechkin Joanna Argasinska Praoparn Asanitthong Rama Balakrishnan Carol Bastiani
Gail Binkley Elizabeth R. Bolton Lydie Bougueleret S. Bromberg Diana Luna Buitrago
Stephanie Bunt Heather Butler Jessica Buxton Evelyn Camon Nancy H. Campbell
Michael Caudy C.F. Chen Hao Chen Russell Collins Tom Conlin
Maria Costanzo Melanie Courtot David Croft Isabelle Cusin John Day-Richter
Bernard deBono Aubrey de Grey N. delaCruz Janos Demeter Alex Deng
Paul Denny Heiko Dietze Kara Dolinski James Done Qing Dong
Eric Douglass Aisling Doyle Kate Dreher Rachel Drysdale Barbara L. Dunn
Nathan Dunn Selina Dwight Anne Eagle David B. Emmert Ruihua Fang
Silvie Fexova Helen Field Dianna Fisk Hartmut Foerster C. Foote
Rebecca Foulger M. Fraser P. Gane Margarita Garcia-Hernandez Penelope Garmiri
William Gelbart George Georghiou Marc Gillespie Felix Gondwe Gopal Gopinath
G. Gopinatu Heather Gunn Melissa Haendel G. Harris Kerstin Hausmann
Robin Haw Jill Hemish Henning Hermjakob B. Hickman Jodi Hirschman
Ben Hitz Eurie Hong Jim Hu A. Hughes Rachael P. Huntley
Katica Ilic Amelia Ireland Howard J Jacob Josh Jaffery Bijay Jassal
P. Jayaraman Geeta Joshi-Tope Steve Jupe Eric Just James Kadin
Patrick Kalita Peter Karp A. S. Karthikeyan Andrew Kasarskis Guillaume Keller
Paul Kersey Varsha Khodiyar Ranjana Kishore Maximilian Koch Florian Korninger
G. Kowalski Barbara Kramarz Cynthia Kreiger Sandra A. LaBonte Mark Lambrecht
Gabriel Lander Ed Lee Paul Leyland Donghui Li Kan Yan Chloe Li
Qian Li Yuling Li W. Liu Paul Lloyd Jane Lomax
Miao Long P. Long Tim Lowry J. Lu Yves Lussier
Kevin A. MacPherson Shahana Mahajan Prita Mani Ryan Martin J. Mathis
Mark McDowall Brenley K. McIntosh Sheldon McKay Pete McQuilton Terry Meehan
Anna Melidoni Klaus Mitchell Nick Moseyko Lukas Mueller Bob Muller
Suparna Mundodi Monica C. Munoz-Torres Nelson Ndegwa N. Nenasheva Elizabeth Nickerson
Rajni Nigam Patrick C. Ng G. Nuka Claire O’Donovan Gavin O’Kelly
Stephen G. Oliver Marija Orlic-Milacic David Osumi-Sutherland Rose Oughtred Holly Paddock
Julie Park D. Pasko Kelley Paskov Sejal Patel Angeline Pesala
Victoria Petri Karen Pilcher-Kestin Sandra M. Pinheiro Laura Ponting S. Potter
Sagar Poudel H. Ramachandran Fiona Ratnaraj Jack H. Rawson D.S. Reilly
Daniel P. Renfro Alix J. Rey Sue Rhee Joel Richardson Lorna Richardson
Shannon Roberts Milagros Rodríguez-López Tai Roe Bernt Roechert Paola Roncaglia
Anthony Rogers Karen Rothfels Greg Rowe Barbara Ruef V. Ruotti
Shirin C.C. Saverimuttu Tony Sawford Kevin Schaper Carl Schmidt Esther Schmidt
Michel Schneider Andy Schroeder Ruth Seal Eric Segerdell K. Seiler
Anand Sethuraman Veronica Shamovsky Xiang Shao Travis K. Sheppard Mary Shimoyama
Jennifer R Smith Solomon Shorser Ajay Shrivatsav VP Alice Shypitsyna Konstantinos Sidiropoulos
Barry Smith J.R. Smith Heeyeon Song Judy Sprague Brock Sprunger
Eleanor Stanley Raymond Stefancsik Andre Stutz Renzhi Su Laurie-Issel Tarver
Chandra Theesfeld Katherine Thurlow Christophe Tissier Michael Tognolli Sabrina Toro
Susan Tweedie Simon Twigger Zara Umrao Imre Vastrik Andrey Vetushko
W. Wang Marissa Webber Joel Weiser Mark Williams Jim Withee
Guanming Wu Ioannis Xenarios Chihiro Yamada Jungwon Yoon S.Y. Young
Christina Yung Florent Yvon Peifen Zhang Brandon Zoeckler