Annual Report [2018]

Flatiron Institute Scientists

Center for Computational Astrophysics

Simone Aiola

Justin Alsing

Lauren Anderson

Daniel Anglés-Alcázar

Ruth Angus

Phil Armitage

Nicholas Battaglia

Angus Beane

Megan Bedell

Vasily Belokurov

Amitava Bhattacharjee

J. Richard (Dick) Bond

Greg Bryan

Blakesley Burkhart

Keaton Burns

Matteo Cantiello

Philip Chang

Katerina Chatziioannou

James Cho

Gabriella Contardo

Kelle Cruz

Jordy Davelaar

Elena D’Onghia

Will Farr

Stephen Feeney

Drummond Fielding

Daniel Foreman-Mackey

Austen Gabrielpillai

Eric Gawiser

Shy Genel

Elena Giusarma

Noemie Globus

Tze Ping Goh

Melanie Habouzit

Christopher Hayward

Siyu He

Lars Hernquist

Yashar Hezavehe

Shirley Ho

David Hogg

Chia-Yu Hu

Jack Hughes

Saurabh Jha

Kathryn Johnston

Chang-Goo Kim

T.K. Daisy Leung

Laurence Perreault Levasseur

Yury Levin

Miao Li

Yuan Li

Jennifer Lotz

Rodrigo Luger

Mordecai-Mark Mac Low

Elena Massara

Chiara Mingarelli

Maryam Modjaz

Bhawna Motwani

Suvodip Mukherjee

Sigurd Naess

Melissa Ness

Jerry Ostriker

Virah Pandya

Sarah Pearson

Rosalba Perna

Sasha Philippov

Anthony Pullen

Robyn Sanderson

Neelima Sehgal

Matthew Smith

Rachel Somerville

David Spergel

Tjitske Starkenburg

Amiel Sternberg

Stephanie Tonnesen

Francisco Villaescusa-Navarro

Elijah Visbal

Ben Wandelt

Lile Wang

Center for Computational Biology

Tarmo Äijö

Florencio Balboa Usabiaga

Meet Barot

Daniel Berenberg

Richard Bonneau

Nikolai Chapochnikov

Kathleen Chen

Xi Chen

Dmitri “Mitya” Chklovskii

Nicholas Chua

Benjamin Cohen

Aidan Daly

Nick De Veaux

Kara Dolinski

Reza Farhadifar

Johannes Friedrich
Julien Funk

Sebastian Fürthauer

Mariano Gabitto

Alexander Genkin

Andrea Giovannucci

Vladimir Gligorijevic

Kiley Graim

Leslie Greengard

John Hayward

Chi-Yip Ho

Leroy Jia

Julia Koehler

Danxun Li

Enkeleida Lushi

Cara Magnabosco

Victor Minden

James Morton

Vikram Mulligan

Ehssan Nazockdast

Daniel Needleman

Naomi Oppenheimer

Christopher Park

Cengiz Pehlevan

Daniel Podolsky

Anders Rasmussen

P. Douglas Renfrew

David Saintillan

Rachel Sealfon

Anirvan Sengupta

Michael Shelley

Claudia Skok Gibbs

Saverio Spagnolie

David Stein

Mariano Tepper

Tiberiu Tesileanu

Olga Troyanskaya

Sonia Villani

Charles Windolf

Aaron Wong

Wen Yan

Kevin Yao

Yuan-Nan Young

Jian Zhou

Center for Computational Mathematics

Joakim Andén

Alex Barnett

David Blei

Charles Epstein

Leslie Greengard

Shidong Jiang

J. James Jun

Jeremy Magland

Stéphane Mallat

Aditya Mishra

Christian L. Müller

Eftychios Pnevmatikakis

Manas Rachh

Aaditya Rangan

Leo Simpson

Amit Singer

Marina Spivak

James Stokes

Shravan Veerapaneni

Jun Wang

Witold Wysota

Center for Computational Quantum Physics

Dominic Bergeron

Timothy Berkelbach

Jennifer Cano

Giuseppe Carleo

Andrea Cavalleri

David Ceperley

Garnet Chan

Jing Chen

Xi Chen

Martin Claassen

Cyrus Dreyer

Philipp Dumitrescu

Matthew Fishman

Antoine Georges

Alexandru Georgescu

Denis Golež

Emanuel Gull

Yuan-Yao He

Katharine Hyatt

Gabriel Kotliar

Fabian Kugler

Alexander Lichtenstein

Peter Lunts

Marta Mauri

Andrew Millis

Alice Moutenet

Lukas Muechler

Olivier Parcollet

Riccardo Rossi

Angel Rubio

Marco Schiro

Ulrich Schollwöck
Hao Shi

James Stokes

Miles Stoudenmire

Hugo Strand

Jean-Marc Triscone

Giacomo Torlai

Xiao Wang

Nils Wentzell

Steven White

Alexander Wietek

Dominika Zgid

Shiwei Zhang

Manuel Zingl

Scientific Computing Core

Nick Carriero

Alex Chavkin

Justin Creveling

Ian Fisk

Patrick Gunn

Yanbin Liu

Elizabeth Lovero

Andras Pataki

Dylan Simon

Nikos Trikoupis

Aaron Watters

Mathematics and Physical Sciences Investigators

Simons Investigators

Scott Aaronson

Mina Aganagic

Ian Agol

Igor Aleiner

Andrea Alu

Rajeev Alur

Sanjeev Arora

Ngô Bo Châu

Boaz Barak

Andrei Beloborodov

Andrei Bernevig

Andrea Bertozzi

Manjul Bhargava

Dan Boneh

Simon Brendle

Michael Brenner

Garnet Chan

Moses Charikar

Yanbei Chen

Claudia Clopath

Lucy Colwell

Nigel Cooper

Constantinos Daskalakis

Ingrid Daubechies

Michael Desai

Daniel Eisenstein

Alex Eskin

Jonathan Feng

Paul François

Liang Fu

Victor Galitski

Surya Ganguli

Sharon Glotzer

Shafi Goldwasser

Ben Green

Steven Gubser

Larry Guth

Christopher Hacon

Oskar Hallatschek

Patrick Hayden

Chris Hirata

Wayne Hu

Russell Impagliazzo

Piotr Indyk

Kenneth Intriligator

Shamit Kachru

Randall Kamien

Marc Kamionkowski

Charles Kane

Anton Kapustin

Eleni Katifori

Ludmil Katzarkov

Richard Kenyon

Subhash Khot

Alexei Kitaev

Jon Kleinberg

Kirill Korolev

James Lee

Andrea Liu

Madhav Mani

Lisa Manning

Vladimir Markovic

James McKernan

Pankaj Mehta

Joel Moore

Andrew Mugler

Arvind Murugan

Andre Arroja Neves

James O’Dwyer

Andrei Okounkov

Hirosi Ooguri

Eve Ostriker

Bjorn Poonen

Frans Pretorius

Xiaoliang Qi

Eliot Quataert

Leo Radzihovsky

Ran Raz

Igor Rodnianski

Raphael Rouquier

Shinsei Ryu

Anders Sandvik

David Schwab

Paul Seidel

Sylvia Serfaty

Eva Silverstein

Amit Singer

Christopher Skinner

Allan Sly

Rachel Somerville

Dam Son

Kannan Soundararajan

Dan Spielman

Anatoly Spitkovsky

Iain Stewart

Madhu Sudan

Terence Tao

Daniel Tataru

Shang-Hua Teng

Senthil Todadri

David Tong

Chris Umans

Salil Vadhan

Mark Van Raamsdonk

Akshay Venkatesh

Ashvin Vishwanath

Anastasia Volovich

Aryeh Warmflash

Michael Weinstein

Daniel Weissman

Daniela Witten

Horng-Tzer Yau

Xi Yin

Olga Zhaxybayeva

David Zuckerman

Awardees

Kam Arnold

François Baccelli

Vijay Balasubramanian

Sam Brown

Emmanuel Candès

Richard Carthew

Martin de Hoop

Mark Devlin

Tony Ezome

Christine Heitsch

Terrence Hwa

Brian Keating

Christopher Klausmeier

Jane Kondev

Adrian Lee

Stanislas Leibler

Simon Levin

Edward Lungu

M. Cristina Marchetti

Pankaj Mehta

Andrew Murray

Qing Nie

Surjeet Rajendran

Diaraf Seck

Boris Shraiman

Suzanne Staggs

Balazs Szendroi

Mukund Thattai

Christopher Tully

Massimo Vergassola

Kalin Vetsigian

Simons Collaboration on Algorithms and Geometry

Noga Alon

Alexandr Andoni

Sanjeev Arora

Mark Braverman

Jeff Cheeger

Subhash Khot

Bruce Kleiner

Assaf Naor

Ran Raz

Oded Regev

Michael Saks

Shubhangi Saraf

Rocco Servedio

Amit Singer

Ramon van Handel

Avi Wigderson

Simons Collaboration on Homological Mirror Symmetry

Mohammed Abouzaid

Denis Auroux

Ron Donagi

Kenji Fukaya

Ludmil Katzarkov

Maxim Kontsevich

Bong Lian

Tony Pantev

Shing-Tung Yau

Simons Collaboration on Special Holonomy in Geometry, Analysis and Physics

Bobby Acharya

Robert Bryant

Simon Donaldson

Sebastian Goette

Mark Haskins

Dominic Joyce

David Morrison

Johannes Nordstrom

Simon Salamon

Song Sun

Simons Collaboration on the Many Electron Problem

Garnet Chan

Antoine Georges

Emanuel Gull

Gabriel Kotliar

Evgeny Kozik

Olivier Parcollet

Nikolay Prokofiev

Sandro Sorella

Mark van Schilfgaarde

Guifre Vidal

Lucas Wagner

Steven White

Dominika Zgid

Shiwei Zhang

It from Qubit: Simons Collaboration on Quantum Fields, Gravity and Information

Scott Aaronson

Dorit Aharonov

Vijay Balasubramanian

Horacio Casini

Daniel Harlow

Patrick Hayden

Matthew Headrick

Alexei Kitaev

Juan Maldacena

Alexander Maloney

Donald Marolf

Robert Myers

Jonathan Oppenheim

John Preskill

Leonard Susskind

Brian Swingle

Tadashi Takayanagi

Mark Van Raamsdonk

Simons Collaboration on Cracking the Glass Problem

Ludovic Berthier

Giulio Biroli

Patrick Charbonneau

Eric Corwin

Silvio Franz

Jorge Kurchan

Andrea Liu

Lisa Manning

Sidney Nagel

Giorgio Parisi

David Reichman

Matthieu Wyart

Francesco Zamponi

Simons Collaboration on the Nonperturbative Bootstrap

Christopher Beem

Simon Caron-Huot

Miguel Costa

Andrew Fitzpatrick

Thomas Hartman

Jared Kaplan

Zohar Komargodski

João Penedones

David Poland

Silviu Pufu

Leonardo Rastelli

Slava Rychkov

David Simmons-Duffin

Balt van Rees

Pedro Vieira

Xi Yin

Simons Collaboration on Arithmetic Geometry, Number Theory and Computation

Jennifer Balakrishnan

Noam Elkies

Brendan Hassett

Bjorn Poonen

Andrew Sutherland

John Voight

Origins of the Universe Initiative

Richard Bond

Claudia de Rham

Raphael Flauger

Anna Ijjas

Liam McAllister

Massimo Porrati

Rachel Rosen

Eva Silverstein

Paul Steinhardt

Matias Zaldarriaga

Simons Collaboration on Hidden Symmetries and Fusion Energy

Amitava Bhattacharjee

David Bindel

Allen Boozer

Peter Constantin

Robert Dewar

Omar Ghattas

Per Helander

Lise-Marie Imbert-Gérard

Robert Mackay

James Meiss

Georg Stadler

Simons Collaboration on Localization of Waves

Douglas Arnold

Alain Aspect

Guy David

Marcel Filoche

Richard Friend

David Jerison

Svitlana Mayboroda

Yves Meyer

James Speck

Claude Weisbuch

Mathematics and Physical Sciences Fellows

Mathematics

Marcelo Aguiar

Anar Akhmedov

Dmytro Arinkin

Matthew Baker

David Ben-Zvi

Aaron Bertram

Mladen Bestvina

Lydia Bieri

Lewis Bowen

Ching-Li Chai

Jingyi Chen

Yingda Cheng

Tobias Colding

Panagiota Daskalopoulos

Aleksandar Donev

Zeev Dvir

Jordan Ellenberg

Rui Loja Fernandes

Amanda Folsom

Ezra Getzler

Anna Gilbert

Michael Goldstein

Anton Gorodetski

Antonella Grassi

Florian Herzig

Lan-Hsuan Huang

John Imbrie

David Jerison
Jeff Kahn

Jeremy Kahn

Michael Kapovich

Kay Kirkpatrick

Nitu Kitchloo

Alex Kontorovich

Jeffrey Lagarias

Claude LeBrun

Lionel Levine

Marta Lewicka

Max Lieblich

Jacob Lurie

Svitlana Mayboroda

Govind Menon

Chikako Mese

Antonio Montalban

Tomasz Mrowka

Camil Muscalu

Mircea Mustata

Irina Nenciu

Thomas Nevins

Alexei Oblomkov

Hee Oh

Sam Payne

Julia Pevtsova

Olga Plamenevskaya

Kavita Ramanan

Andrei Rapinchuk

Sebastien Roch

Federico Rodriguez Hertz

Daniel Ruberman

Mark Rudelson

Thomas Scanlon

Natasa Sesum

Sunder Sethuraman

Roman Shvydkoy

Yannick Sire

Christopher Sogge

Gigliola Staffilani

Nicolas Templier

Frank Thorne

Benedek Valkó

András Vasy

Shankar Venkataramani

Alexander Vladimirsky

Alexander Volberg

Wei Zhang

Maciej Zworski

Theoretical Physics

Philip Argyres

Thomas Baumgarte

Raphael Bousso

Robijn Bruinsma

Robert Caldwell

Bulbul Chakraborty

Claudio Chamon

Aashish Clerk

Eric D’Hoker

Marc Favata

Gregory Fiete

Matthew Headrick

Andrew Jordan

Gabriel Kotliar

Julian Krolik

Anna Krylov

Emil Martinec

David Morrison

Gil Paz

Alice Quillen

Lisa Randall

Marcus Spradlin

Jesse Thaler

Todd Thompson

Neal Weiner

Life Sciences Investigators

Simons Collaboration on the Global Brain

Larry Abbott

Ralph Adolphs

Misha Ahrens

Emre Aksay

David Anderson

Dora Angelaki

Yoshinori Aso

Richard Axel

William Bialek

David Brainard

Carlos Brody

Elizabeth Buffalo

Matteo Carandini

E.J. Chichilnisky

Anne Churchland

Mark Churchland

Thomas Clandinin

Marlene Cohen

John Cunningham

Yang Dan

Sandeep Datta

Peter Dayan

Sophie Deneve

James DiCarlo

Brent Doiron

Shaul Druckmann

Uri Eden

Florian Engert

Adrienne Fairhall

Michale Fee

Ila Fiete

Loren Frank

Stefano Fusi

Surya Ganguli

Lisa Giocomo

Mark Goldman

Kenneth Harris

Michael Häusser

Elizabeth Hillman

Sonja Hofer

Mehrdad Jazayeri

Roozbeh Kiani

Adam Kohn

Peter Latham

Brian Lau

Andrew Leifer

Nuo Li

Ashok Litwin-Kumar

Michael Long

Christian Machens

Zachary Mainen

Valerio Mante

Markus Meister

Kenneth Miller

J. Anthony Movshon

Thomas Mrsic-Flogel

William Newsome

Liam Paninski

Pietro Perona

Jonathan Pillow

Xaq Pitkow

Alexandre Pouget

Jennifer Raymond

Fred Rieke

Gerald Rubin

Nicole Rust

Vanessa Ruta

Bernardo Sabatini

Maneesh Sahani

C. Daniel Salzman

Elad Schneidman

Krishna Shenoy

Eero Simoncelli

Spencer Smith

Haim Sompolinsky

Michael Stryker

Karel Svoboda

David Tank

Doris Tsao

Naoshige Uchida

Brian Wandell

Xiao-Jing Wang

Ilana Witten

Daniel Yamins

Byron Yu

Anthony Zador

Manuel Zimmer

Steven Zucker

Simons Collaboration on the Origins of Life

Donna Blackmond

Tanja Bosak

Dieter Braun

David Catling

Irene Chen

Jason Dworkin

Woodward Fischer

Gregory Fournier

John Grotzinger

Wilhelm Huck

Joel Hurowitz

Gerald Joyce

Lisa Kaltenegger

Ramanarayanan Krishnamurthy

Sheref Mansy

Karin Öberg

Matthew Powner

Didier Queloz

Dimitar Sasselov

Burckhard Seelig

Sarah Stewart

Roger Summons

John Sutherland

Jack Szostak

Paula Welander

George Whitesides

Simons Collaboration on Ocean Processes and Ecology

E. Virginia Armbrust

Dave Caron

Sallie Chisholm

Matthew Church

Edward DeLong

Sonya Dyhrman

Michael Follows

Anitra Ingalls

Seth John

David Karl

Debbie Lindell

Dan Repeta

Benjamin Van Mooy

Joshua Weitz

Angelicque White

Jon Zehr

Simons Collaboration on Computational Biogeochemical Modeling of Marine Ecosystems

E. Virginia Armbrust

Jacob Bien

Christopher Edwards

Zoe Finkel

Michael Follows

Jed Fuhrman

Andrew Irwin

Trevor Platt

Brian Powell

Shubha Sathyendranath

Joseph Vallino

Simons Collaboration on Principles of Microbial Ecosystems

Martin Ackermann

Sebastian Bonhoeffer

Otto Cordero

Jeff Gore

Terrence Hwa

Naomi Levine

Mary Ann Moran

Victoria Orphan

Roman Stocker

James Williamson

Simons Collaboration on Ocean Processes and Ecology - Gradients

E. Virginia Armbrust

Randelle Bundy

Zoe Finkel

Michael Follows

Anitra Ingalls

Seth John

Laurie Juranek

David Karl

Debbie Lindell

Angelicque White

Jon Zehr

Project Investigators

Penny Chisholm

Robert DeSalle

Wayne Goodman

Brian Hammer

Fritz Henn

Bonnie Hurwitz

Eunsoo Kim

Elizabeth Kujawinski

Raghuveer Parthasarathy

Martin Polz

John Pringle

François Ribalet

Heidi Sosik

Ramunas Stepanauskas

William Wcislo

Jon Zehr

Simons Early Career Investigators in Marine Microbial Ecology and Evolution

Andrew Alverson

Jake Bailey

Andrew Barton

Erin Bertrand

Tanja Bosak

Jeff Bowman

Otto Cordero

Anne Dekas

Kyle Edwards

Naomi Levine

Karen Lloyd

Katherine Mackey

Alyson Santoro

Frank Stewart

Jacob Waldbauer

Jodi Young

HHMI-Simons Faculty Scholars

Neal Alto

Thomas Bernhardt

Jesse Bloom

Edward Boyden

Clifford Brangwynne

Jose Dinneny

Michael Fischbach

Elizabeth Haswell

Martin Jonikas

Luciano Marraffini

Frederick Matsen IV

Coleen Murphy

Samara Reck-Peterson

Michael Rust

Elizabeth Sattely

Jan Skotheim

Gurol Suel

Benjamin Tu

Feng Zhang

Daniel Zilberman

Klingenstein-Simons Fellowship Awards in Neuroscience

Susanne Ahmari

Matthew Banghart

Jayeeta Basu

Andrés Bendesky

J. Nicholas Betley

Stephen Brohawn

Denise Cai

Richard Daneman

Benjamin de Bivort

Gul Dolen

Jeff Donlea

Xin Duan

Monica Dus

Evan Feinberg

Harrison W. Gabel

Junjie Guo

Mark Harnett

Catherine Hartley

Biyu He

Weizhe Hong

Michael Hoppa

Elaine Y. Hsiao

Andrew Kruse

Conor Liston

Aashish Manglik

Christine Merlin

Kate Meyer

Evan Miller

Yuki Oka

Joseph Parker

Priya Rajasethupathy

Celine Riera

Tiffany Schmidt

Simon Sponberg

John Tuthill

Wei Xu

Hongdian Yang

Michael Yartsev

Life Sciences Fellows

Simons Collaboration on the Global Brain Postdoctoral Fellows

Sophie Aimon

Katherine Cora Ames

Adam Calhoun

Xiaoyin Chen

Maria Dadarlat

Chunyu Duan

Anna Gillespie

James Heys

Danique Jeurissen

Matthew Kaufman

Aaron Koralek

Liang Liang

Scott Linderman

John Long

Malavika Murugan

Amy Ni

Ian Oldenburg

Marino Pagan

Braden Purcell

Evan Schaffer

Simons Collaboration on the Origins of Life Fellows

Zachary Adam

Ann Bauer

Clara Blättler

Brandon Carroll

Claudia El Nachef

Ankit Jain

Alexandria Johnson

Kai Liu

Claire Nichols

Raghav Poudyal

Sukrit Ranjan

Paul Rimmer

Sarah Rugheimer MacGregor

Teresa Ruiz Herrero

Rafal Szabla

Stephanie Valleau

Xingchen Wang

Yajun Wang

Li Zeng

Simons Collaboration on Computational Biogeochemical Modeling of Marine Ecosystems Fellows

John Casey

Christopher Follett

Fellowships in Marine Microbial Ecology

Natalie Cohen

Matti Gralka

Nicholas Hawco

Keisuke Inomura

Chana Kranzler

Alexandra McCully

Xuefeng Peng

Wei Qin

Emily Zakem

Simons Fellows of the Life Sciences Research Foundation

Scott Behie

Thomas Boothby

Adrian Brückner

Tin Chi Solomon Chak

Jonathan Chekan

Kurt Dahlstrom

Romain Darnajoux

Sur Herrera Paredes

Gary Heussler

Ricardo Laranjeiro

Michele LeRoux

Alexander Leydon

Hoong Chuin Lim

Eric Lubeck

Ryan Melnyk

Heather Meyer

Dipti Nayak

Lena Pernas

Benjamin Ross

Longfei Shu

Michael Smith

Matthew Swaffer

Alexandra Tayar

David Tourigny

Josep Vilarrasa-Blasi

Christopher Whidden

Simons Fellows of the Jane Coffin Childs Memorial Fund for Medical Research

David Booth

Wenyan Jiang

Christopher Lopez

Patrick Mitchell

Simons Fellows of the Helen Hay Whitney Foundation

Lihui Feng

Tomas Pluskal

Arthur Prindle

Olena Zhulyn

SFARI Investigators

SFARI Investigators

Edwin Abel

Amina Abubakar

Alexej Abyzov

Nadav Ahituv

Douglas Allan

David Anderson

Dora Angelaki

Shernaz Bamji

Michiel Basson

Helen Bateup

Mark Bear

Kevin Bender

Raphael Bernier

Stephanie Bielas

Somer Bishop

Benjamin Blencowe

Mark Blumberg

Yoram Bonneh

Susan Y. Bookheimer

Jessica Cardin

Ruth Carper

William Catterall

Moses Chao

Pauline Chaste

Chinfei Chen

Jonah Cheung

Gloria Choi

Shinjae Chung

Wendy Chung

A. Ercument Cicek

Mark Clements

Amy Clugston

Barry Connors

Anis Contractor

Edwin Cook

Hilary Coon

Rui Costa

Gerald Crabtree

Charles Craik

Colm Cunningham

Mark Daly

Sandeep Datta

Graeme Davis

Yves De Koninck

Bernie Devlin

Adriana Di Martino

Ilan Dinstein

Anna Docherty

Kirsty Donald

Joseph Dougherty

Catherine Dulac

Kevin Eggan

Evan Eichler

James Ellis

Mayada Elsabbagh

Cagla Eroglu

William Fairbrother

Evan Feinberg

Daniel Feldman

Guoping Feng

Tricia Flanagan

Loren Frank

Maria Freire

Andreas Frick

Harrison Gabel

Daniel Geschwind

Jay Gibson

Charles Gilbert

David Ginty

Antonio Giraldez

Santhosh Girirajan

Joseph Gleeson

Geoffrey Goodhill

Matthew Goodwin

Alessandro Gozzi

Zhenglong Gu

James F. Gusella

Melissa Gymrek

Kurt Haas

Bilal Haider

Antonio Hardan

Yann Herault

Bruce Herring

Michael Higley

David Hirsh

Ellen Hoffman

Mady Hornig

Kimberly Huber

Jun Huh

Lilia Iakoucheva

Ivan Iossifov

Denis Jabaudon

Elizabeth Jonas

Emily Jones

Rebecca Jones

David Julius

Kristopher Kahle

Martin Kampmann

Albert Keung

So Hyun Kim

Tae-Kyung Kim

Robin Kochel

Alexander Kolevzon

Genevieve Konopka

Abba Krieger

Arnold Kriegstein

Smita Krishnaswamy

Chun-Hay Alex Kwan

Kenneth Kwan

Kasper Lage

Anthony Lamantia

Markita Landry

Hye Young Lee

Maria Lehtinen

Jason Lerch

Paul Lipkin

W. Ian Lipkin

Dan Littman

Christopher Loewen

Catherine Lord

John Lukens

Liqun Luo

Jeffrey Macklis

Dara Manoach

Devanand Manoli

Liz Marfia-Ash

Gabor Marth

Julio Martinez-Trujillo

Carol Mason

Thomas Maynard

Steven McCarroll

Margaret McCarthy

Frank McCormick

James McPartland

Emma Meaburn

Alex Meissner

Markus Meister

Vinod Menon

Jacob Michaelson

Judith Miles

Kathleen Millen

Robi Mitra

Michelle Monje

Scott Morrison

Eric Morrow

Philippe Mourrain

Alysson Muotri

Shrikanth Narayanan

Charles Nelson

Charles Newton

Tse Nga Ng

James Noonan

Alex Nord

Gaia Novarino

Tim O’Connor

Cian O’Donnell
Kassandra Ori-McKenney

Brian O’Roak

Georgia Panagiotakos

Stefano Panzeri

Karen Parker

Sachin Patel

Paul Pavlidis

Kevin Pelphrey

Anna Penn

Eva Petkova

Michael Piper

Christopher Pittenger

Michael Platt

Renato Polimanti

Carlos Portera-Cailliau

Aaron Quinlan

Catharine Rankin

James Rehg

Danny Reinberg

Joel Richter

Tim Roberts

Caroline Robertson

Elise Robinson

Kathryn Roeder

John Rubenstein

Mustafa Sahin

Stephan Sanders

Guillermo Sapiro

Celine Saulnier

Rebecca Saxe

Christelle Scharff

Stephen Scherer

Oliver Schlueter

Susanne Schmid

Ethan Scott

Jonathan Sebat

Nenad Sestan

Stephen Sheinkopf

Yufeng Shen

Elliott Sherr

Song-Hai Shi

Frederick Shic

Michelle Shirasu-Hiza

Lisa Shulman

Matthew Siegel

Jennifer Sills

Pawan Sinha

Stelios Smirnakis

Vikaas Sohal

Neal Sondheimer

Hongjun Song

Beate St Pourcain

Matthew State

Jason Stein

Dagmar Sternad

Paul Sternberg

Beth Stevens

Garret Stuber

Thomas Südhof

Denis Sukhodolsky

David Sulzer

Mriganka Sur

James Sutcliffe

Michael Talkowski

Guomei Tang

Cora Taylor

Brian Theyel

Jessica Tollkuhn

Peter Tsai

Ray Turner

Gina Turrigiano

Erik Ullian

Hisashi Umemori

Flora Vaccarino

Jeremy Veenstra-VanderWeele

Pam Ventola

Dennis Vitkup

Michael Wangler

Lauren Weiss

Marius Wernig

Tonya White

Michael Wigler

Arthur Willsey

Hyejung Won

Melanie Woodin

Shinya Yamamoto

Haiyuan Yu

Timothy Yu

Feng Zhang

Mingjie Zhang

Eli Zunder

Larry Zweifel

Mark Zylka

Bridge to Independence Awardees

Renata Batista-Brio

Graham Diering

Ryan Doan

Michael Gandal

Sung Han

Keren Haroush

Michael Hart

Reza Kalhor

Sung Eun Kwon

Yun Li

Rebecca Muhle

Tomasz Nowakowski

Rui Peixoto

Gabriela Rosenblau

Stephanie Rudolph

Seth Shipman

Aakanksha Singhvi

Holly Stessman

Xin Tang

Tingting Wang

Donna Werling

Jason Yi

Peng Zhang

SPARK Awardees

Leonard Abbeduto

David Amaral

Robert Annett

Raphael Bernier

Eric Butter

Laura Carpenter

Gabriel Dichter

Craig Erickson

Eric Fombonne

Amanda Gulsrud

Melissa Hale

Suma Jacob

Stephen Kanne

So Hyun Kim

Robin Kochel

Christa Martin

Christopher McDougle

Jacob Michaelson

Cesar Ochoa-Lubinoff

Brian O’Roak

Opal Ousley

Juhi Pandey

Karen Pierce

Joseph Piven

Lisa Prock

Cordelia Robinson

Mustafa Sahin

Robert Schultz

Matthew Siegel

Latha Soorya

Zachary Warren

Ericka Wodka

Outreach and Education

Outreach and Education

500 Women Scientists

Adventure Scientists

American Museum of Natural History

American Society for Cell Biology

BEAM

BioBus Inc.

California Academy of Sciences

Caveat

City University of New York

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

DonorsChoose.org

Guerilla Science

Howard Hughes Medical Institute: The Serengeti Rules

iBiology Inc.: Human Nature documentary

IEEE Foundation: The Bit Player documentary

Imagine Science Films Corp.

Iridescent

Junior Achievement of South Central PA Inc.

Los Angeles Performance Practice: AFTER

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Math for America

Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI): Numberphile

MICRO

Motherboard:The Most Unknown

National Academy of Sciences

New York Botanical Garden

New York Hall of Science

New York Harbor Foundation, Billion Oyster Project

New York Public Radio: Only Human

New York Public Radio: Radiolab

New York University

Pioneer Works

Rockaway Waterfront Alliance Inc.

Rockefeller University

San Francisco Estuary Institute

Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology

STEM From Dance

STEM Next Opportunity Fund

Strategic Education Research Partnership Institute (SERP)

Sundance Institute

Techbridge Girls

The Conversation US Inc.

The Exploratorium

The Open Notebook

The Story Collider

Wave Hill Incorporated

Wiki Education Foundation

Woodrow Wilson Foundation

YMCA of the USA

Simons Society of Fellows

Senior Fellows

Boris Altshuler

Moses Chao

David Heeger

David Hirsh

Carol Mason

John Morgan

J. Anthony Movshon

Andrei Okounkov

Margaret Wright

Junior Fellows

Ruth Angus

Gilad Asharov

Naama Aviram

Arkarup Banerjee

Tobias Bartsch

Michal Breker

Timothy Burbridge

Jennifer Bussell Schiff

Mariana Cardoso

Shana Caro

Sylvain Carpentier

Eric Castillo

Rosemary Cater

Jairo Diaz

Sara Fenstermacher

Logan Grosenick

Dorri Halbertal

Benjamin Harrop-Griffiths

Keith Hawkins

Kohei Inayoshi

Wayne Mackey

Rafael Maia

Bianca Jones Marlin

Takashi Onikubo

Krista Perks

Antigoni Polychroniadou

Carlotta Ronda

Mijo Simunovic

Eliran Subag

Xin Sun

Yi Sun

Lisa Tran

Li-Cheng Tsai

Michael Waskom

Zheng (Herbert) Wu

Guangyu (Robert) Yang

Supported Institutions

Supported Institutions

Breast Cancer Research Foundation

 

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

 

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

 

Institute for Advanced Study

 

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 

Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI)

 

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

 

National Academy of Sciences

 

New York Genome Center Inc.

 

New York Structural Biology Center

 

Rockefeller University

 

Stony Brook Foundation Inc.

Advisory Boards

Mathematics and Physical Sciences Scientific Advisory Board

Nicholas M. Katz
Princeton University

Alfred Mueller
Columbia University

Ramesh Narayan*
Harvard University

Christos H. Papadimitriou
Columbia University

Jill Pipher
Brown University

Karin Rabe
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Srinivasa Varadhan*
New York University

Shmuel Weinberger
University of Chicago

Margaret H. Wright*
New York University

Rebecca Wright
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

SFARI Scientific Advisory Board

David Lewis
University of Pittsburgh

Richard Lifton
Rockefeller University

Eric Nestler
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Martin Raff*
University College London

Arnon Rosenthal
Alector LLC

Carla Shatz
Stanford University

Elizabeth Spelke
Harvard University

Huntington F. Willard
Geisinger National Precision Health

Life Sciences Scientific Advisory Board

John N. Abelson
California Institute of Technology

John J. Cullen
Dalhousie University

Katherine H. Freeman
Pennsylvania State University

Nancy A. Moran
University of Texas at Austin

James M. Tiedje
Michigan State University

Flatiron Institute Scientific Advisory Board

Lars Bildsten
University of California, Santa Barbara

Peter Brown
Renaissance Technologies

Ingrid Daubechies
Duke University

Steven M. Girvin
Yale University

Chris Johnson
University of Utah

Peter B. Littlewood
University of Chicago

Hiranya Peiris
University College London

William H. Press
University of Texas at Austin

Aviv Regev
Broad Institute

Eric Schmidt
Google

Erio Tosatti
International School for Advanced Studies

Richard Tsien
NYU Langone Medical Center

Spectrum Advisory Board

Stephanie Chan
Google

Michael E. Goldberg
Columbia University

Laura Helmuth
The Washington Post

Robin Marantz Henig
The New York Times Magazine

Ivan Oransky
New York University

Aviv Regev
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

David Sassoon
InsideClimate News

Will Talbot
Stanford University

Quanta Advisory Board

Laura Chang
The New York Times

Raissa D’Souza
University of California, Davis

Jacqueline Gottlieb
Columbia University

David J. Gross
Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics

Hopi E. Hoekstra
Harvard University

Alex Kontorovich
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Howard Schneider*
Stony Brook University School of Journalism

Steven Strogatz
Cornell University

Science Sandbox Advisory Board

Bruce Alberts*
University of California, San Francisco

Alan Alda*
Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science, Stony Brook University

Majora Carter*
MCG Consulting
StartUp Box

Kishore Hari
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

Werner Herzog

Miranda July

Robert Lue
Harvard University

Vikki Spruill
New England Aquarium

SPARK Advisory Board

Paul S. Appelbaum
Columbia University

Antonio Hardan
Stanford University

Paul Lipkin
Kennedy Krieger Institute

Becca Lory
Evolving Skye

Sandy Magaña
University of Texas at Austin

Heather C. Mefford
University of Washington

Megan O’Boyle
Phelan-McDermid Syndrome Foundation

Scott Sutherland
Broad Institute

* Indicates board members in the last year of their service. The Simons Foundation thanks these individuals for their contributions.

Board of Directors

Board of Directors

David Eisenbud, Ph.D.
Director, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute

Gerald D. Fischbach, M.D.
Distinguished Scientist and Fellow, Simons Foundation

Margaret A. Hamburg, M.D.
Foreign Secretary, National Academy of Medicine

Peter Littlewood, Ph.D.
University of Chicago

William H. Press, Ph.D.
University of Texas at Austin

Mark Silber, J.D., M.B.A.
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Renaissance Technologies

James H. Simons, Ph.D.
Chair, Simons Foundation

Marilyn H. Simons, Ph.D.
President, Simons Foundation

Shirley M. Tilghman, Ph.D.
Princeton University

Simons Foundation Staff

Simons Foundation Staff

Ilona Abramova

John Acampado

Andrea Ace

Lilliam Acosta-Sanchez

Stephanie Adika

Maria Adler

Leyla Ahari

Tarmo Äijö

Simone Aiola

Ashfia Alam

Justin Alsing

Alpha Amatya

Joakim Andén

Lauren Anderson

Aireli Angel-Ramos

Daniel Anglés-Alcázar

Ruth Angus

Allison Aplan

Caleb Arnold

Irina Astrovskaya

Kate Augenblick

Florencio Balboa Usabiaga

Shareen Bamberg

Alex Barnett

Meet Barot

Agnes Barszcz

Asif Bashar

Nicholas Battaglia

Megan Bedell

Jessica Bee

Anna Beekman

Marta Benedetti

Daniel Berenberg

Timothy Berkelbach

Christopher Bertinato

Serena Bianchi

Lawrence Bianco

Jill Blackford

Alexandra Bolter

Rich Bonneau

Greg Boustead

Michelle Bradshaw

Libby Brooks

Jennylyn Brown

Shakemia Browne

Greg Bryan

Blakesley Burkhart

Keaton Burns

Martin Butler

Natalia Bykova

Claire Cameron

Matteo Cantiello

Jacob Cappell

Giuseppe Carleo

Marian Carlson

Nick Carriero

Lindsey Cartner

Jordana Cepelewicz

Nikolai Chapochnikov

Ahmad Chatha

Katerina Chatziioannou

Alexander Chavkin

Jing Chen

Kathleen Chen

Xi Chen

Xi Chen

Wu-bin Chin

Dmitri “Mitya” Chklovskii

Dave Cho

James Cho

Andrew Choi

Anuj Chokshi

Daniyal Chowdhury

Nicholas Chua

Martin Claassen

Carleen Clarke

Benjamin Cohen

Nicole Coman

Gabriella Contardo

Abigail Creem

Justin Creveling

Aidan Daly

Neha Dandu

Amy Daniels

James Davidson

Maria Davis

Nick De Veaux

Donna DeJesus-Ortiz

Roxanne Delaney

Yuri DeSimone

Katharine Diehl

Christopher Diggins

Noah Dlugacz

Jocelyn Dorszynski

Shaun Dubreuil

Scott Duchene

Philipp Dumitrescu

Ron Edgar

Zahrie Ernst

Reza Farhadifar

Meghan Fazzi

Stephen Feeney

Pamela Feliciano

Jennifer Fernandez

Drummond Fielding

Gerald D. Fischbach

Matthew Fishman

Ian Fisk

Chris Fleisch

Nina Fleiss

Patrick Flood

Steven Ford

Dan Foreman-Mackey

Calissia Franklyn

Johannes Friedrich

Tammi Fumberi

Julien Funk

Hannah Furfaro

Sebastian Fürthauer

Gregory Gabadadze

Mariano Gabitto

Annaliese Gaeta

Swami Ganesan

Valerie Gar

Jennifer Garcia

Alexandra Geldmacher

Shy Genel

Antoine Georges

Alexandru Georgescu

Andrea Giovannucci

Elena Giusarma

Vladimir Gligorijevic

Denis Golež

Katie Goodwin

Kiley Graim

Tunisia Greene

Anastasia Greenebaum

Leslie Greengard

Marion Greenup

Michael Grey

Luke Grosvenor

Brigitta Gundersen

Patrick Gunn

Melanie Habouzit

Jake Hall

Bing Han

Fang Han

Sunita Hansraj

Carolyn Hare

Dominique Harrison

Jessica Harrop

Kevin Hartnett

Marcus Haugen

Christopher Hayward

John Hayward

Yuan-Yao He

Mary Kate Hennelly

Deborah Hertz

Yashar Hezavehe

Shirley Ho

Eric Hoffman

David Hogg

Jessica Holthouser

Rebecca Horne

Chia-Yu Hu

Katharine Hyatt

John Jagard

Marian Jakubiak

Alicja Jankowska

Bill Jensen

Leroy Jia

J. James Jun

Lydia Jung

Rachel Jurd

Timothy Kane

Marlow Kee

Deborah Kenyon

Chang-Goo Kim

Diana Kim

Emily Klein

Julia Koehler

Michael Kranz

Abe Lackman

Alex Lash

Noah Lawson

Caroline Lee

Seran Lee-Johnson

Monika Lenard

Laurence Perreault Levasseur

Yuri Levin

Danxun Li

Miao Li

Yuan Li

Rachel Lim

Thomas Lin

Yanbin Liu

Nathan Lo

Juana Lopez

Nicole Lopez

Diane Loring

Elizabeth Lovero

Rodrigo Luger

Paula Lukats

Peter Lunts

Alice Luo Clayton

Alexandra Luppens-Dale

Enkeleida Lushi

Mordecai-Mark Mac Low

Jeremy Magland

Cara Magnabosco

Jennifer Maimone-Medwick

Malcolm Mallardi

Stéphane Mallat

Apoorva Mandavilli

Anup Mankar

Richard Marini

Elena Massara

Michelle Matias

Richard McFarland

Lauren McLoughlin

Andrew Millis

Victor Minden

Chiara Mingarelli

Jillian Minogue

Aditya Mishra

Daniel Mortensen

James Morton

Bhawna Motwani

Michael Moyer

Elizabeth Mrozinska

Lukas Muechler

Suvodip Mukherjee

Christian L. Müller

Vikram Mulligan

Vicky Munck

Megan Muneeb

Vincent Myers

Sigurd Naess

Layla Naficy

David Nelson

Melissa Ness

Jasmina Nikovic

Camille Norrell

Eirene O’Connor

Sean O’Connor

Debra Olchick

Naomi Oppenheimer

Kristin Ozelli

Joanna Pacholarz

Alan Packer

Olivier Parcollet

Christopher Park

Andras Pataki

Danielle Patch

Bhavesh Patel

Balmes Pavlov

Sarah Pearson

Cengiz Pehlevan

Ceri Perkins

Sasha Philippov

Nicole Phillips

Olivia Pinney

Eftychios Pnevmatikakis

Daniel Podolsky

Molly Potter

Christina Pullano

Manas Rachh

Cindy Rampersad-Phillips

Rishiraj Rana

Anders Rasmussen

Lucy Reading-Ikkanda

Louis Reichardt

Matthew Reiser

P. Douglas Renfrew

John Rennie

Woody Richards

Christopher Rigby

Samantha Riviello

Beverly Robertson

Euan Robertson

Mariah Roda

Edgar Rodriguez

Jowy Romano

Riccardo Rossi

Anthony Roux

Elizabeth Roy

Angel Rubio

Cecilia Sailer

Robyn Sanderson

Nick Sanghvi

Diane Sarria

Kathleen Savarese

Alyssa Picchini Schaffer

Abraham Schneider

Tara Schoenfeld

Kim Scobie

Rachel Sealfon

Yolaine Seaton

Rebecca Sesny

Neelay Shah

Swapnil Shah

Alexandra Shaheen

Michael Shelley

Jesse Sherwood

Hao Shi

Melanie Shiree

Olena Shmahalo

Dylan Simon

Chaim Singer

Emily Singer

Claudia Skok Gibbs

Kori Smith

Matthew Smith

Lee Anne Green Snyder

Rachel Somerville

Julia Sommer

David Spergel

John Spiro

Marina Spivak

Jason Sposa

Chris Sprinz

Tjitske Starkenburg

David Stein

Alexandra Stephens

Amiel Sternberg

James Stewart

Colleen Stock

Benjy Stokar

James Stokes

Miles Stoudenmire

Hugo Strand

Thomas Sumner

Emily Tan

Rebecca Tancredi

Mariano Tepper

Tiberiu Tesileanu

Allegra Thomas

Anna Tikhonova

Suraj Tiwari

Jennifer Tjernagel

Stephanie Tonnesen

Giacomo Torlai

John Tracey

Beau Treadwell

Nikos Trikoupis

Olga Troyanskaya

Yuri Tschinkel

Dawn Tucker

Desiree Unger

Hope Vanderberg

Jan Varghese

Brianna Vernoia

Francisco Villaescusa-Navarro

Sonia Villani

Elijah Visbal

Natalia Volfovsky

Karen Walton-Bowen

Ben Wandelt

Jun Wang

Lile Wang

Paul Wang

Xiao Wang

Aaron Watters

Patricia Weisenfeld

Nils Wentzell

James Whalley

Casey White Lehman

Ingrid Wickelgren

Alexander Wietek

Charles Windolf

Ursula Wing

Natalie Wolchover

Aaron Wong

Annie Wong

Paul Wong

Jessica Wright

Sabrina Xiao

Simon Xu

Philip Yam

Wen Yan

Kevin Yao

Shirley Ying

Cindy Young

Michelle Yun

Hana Zaydens

Nicholette Zeliadt

Shiwei Zhang

Jian Zhou

Manuel Zingl