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

S.H. Ahmad 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 Anne Estreicher
Antonio Fabregat Kathleen Falls Livia Famiglietti David Fashena Marc Feuermann
Petra Fey 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 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 Steven J. Marygold Patrick Masson Lisa Matthews
Bruce May Birgit H.M. Meldal J. Mendel 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 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 Laurent-Philippe Albou Debbie Alexander Hadil Alrohaif Igor Antoshechkin
Joanna Argasinska Rama Balakrishnan Carol Bastiani Gail Binkley Elizabeth R. Bolton
Lydie Bougueleret S. Bromberg 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 AS 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 Yuling Li Qian Li W. Liu Paul Lloyd
Jane Lomax 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 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 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