Current MCBIOS Board​

Board of Directors

Huixiao Hong, Ph.D. 
Board Member through 2021
Research Chemist
FDA National Center for Toxicology Research, Jefferson, AR

Yongsheng Bai, Ph.D. 
Board Member through 2021
Assistant Professor
Indiana StateUniversity, Terra Haute, IN

Bindu Nanduri, Ph.D.
Board Member through 2021 
Associate Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine 
Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MSJefferson AR

Inimary Toby, Ph.D., Secretary 
Board Member through 2021
Senior Computational Scientist
UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

Robert Doerkson, Ph.D. 
Exec Scretary 
Professor & Associate Dean
University of Mississippi, MS

Prashanti Manda Ph.D. 
Board Member through 2022
Assistant Professor
University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC

Darin E. Jones, Ph.D. 
Board Member through 2022
Assistant Professor
University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, AR

Steve Foley, Ph.D. 
Board Member through 2024
Deputy Director 
Division of Microbiology,NCTR/FDA

Zhaohui Qin “Steve”, Ph.D. 
Board Member through 2024
Scientist
National Center for Toxicology Research, Jefferson AR

Presidential Office

Ramin Homayouni, Ph.D., President
Past-President
Professor of Biology
Director of Bioinformatics
University of Memphis, Memphis TN

Weida Tong, Ph.D. President-Elect 
President
Division Director, Bioinformatics & Biostatistics 
FDA National Center for Toxicology Research Jefferson AR

Jake Chen, Ph.D.
President-Elect
Professor & Associate Director
Informatics Institute, University of Alabama Brimingham, AL

Philip Hudson Williams, Ph.D.
Deputy Treasurer
Bioinformatics Technical
Director of University of Arkansas Little Rock at UALR

Mary Yang, Ph.D. 
Treasurer
Associate Professor
University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, AR

AyoOluwa O. Aderibigbe, Ph.D. 
Student Member
Ph.D. Candidate,
Department of BioMolecular Sciences, School of Pharmacy, University of Mississippi

MCBIOS Past Presidents
Steven F. Jennings, Ph.D., 1st President
ex officio Board Member
Professor, Department of Information Science University Arkansas at Little Rock
http://bioinformatics.ualr.edu/jennings
William Slikker, Jr., Ph.D., 2nd President
ex officio Board Member
Director, National Center for Toxicological Research (NCTR), U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Jefferson, AR
http://www.fda.gov/nctr/
Stephen Winters-Hilt, Ph.D., 3rd President
ex officio Board Member
Associate Professor, Dept. of Computer Science, University of New Orleans Director, Nanopore Biophysics Lab, Research Institute for Children
http://www.cs.uno.edu/~winters
Jonathan Wren, Ph.D., 4th President
ex officio Board Member
Assistant Member Arthritis & Immunology Department Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation
http://www.omrf.org/OMRF/Research/09/WrenJ.asp
Dawn Wilkins Ph.D., 5th President
ex officio Board Member
Associate Professor, Dept. of Computer and Information Science University of Mississippi
http://john.cs.olemiss.edu/~dwilkins/
Daniel Berleant, Ph.D., 6th President
ex officio Board Member
Associate Professor, Dept. of Information Science University Arkansas at Little Rock
http://ifsc.ualr.edu/jdberleant
Ulisses Braga-Neto, Ph.D., 7th President
ex officio Board Member
Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 
http://www.ece.tamu.edu/~ulisses/
Doris M. Kupfer, Ph.D.,  8th President
ex officio Board Member
Research Scientist
Functional Genomics Civil Aerospace Medical Institute, FAA, Oklahoma City, OK
Ed Perkins, Ph.D.,  9th President
ex officio Board Member
Senior Research Scientist
Engineer Research and Development Center, US Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg, MS
Andy D. Perkins, Ph.D., 10th President
ex officio Board Member
Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Mississippi State University, Starkville MS
Chaoyang (Joe) Zhang, Ph.D., 11th President
ex officio Board Member
Professor
University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg MS
Cesar M. Compadre, Ph.D., 12th President
ex officio Board Member
Professor
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR
Shraddha Thakkar, Ph.D., 13th President
ex officio Board Member
Staff Scientist
National Center for Toxicological Research (NCTR), U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Jefferson, AR
Bindu Nanduri, Ph.D., 14th President
ex officio Board Member
Associate Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine
Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS

Ramin Homayouni, Ph.D., 15th President
Professor of Biology
Director of Bioinformatics
University of Memphis, Memphis TN