International INSDC Advisory Committee


DDBJ Advisors

  • Sumio Sugano, Institute of Medical Science, The University of Tokyo
  • Ken Kurokawa, Earth-Life Science Institute, Tokyo Institute of Technology

EMBL Advisors

  • Antoine Danchin, CNRS, France
  • Babis Savakis, University of Crete and IMBB-FORTH, Heraklion
  • Jean Weissenbach, Genoscope, Evry, France
  • Mark Blaxter, Wellcome Sanger Institute, Cambridge, UK
  • Tim Hubbard, King's College London, UK

GenBank Advisors

  • Steven Salzberg, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, US
  • Rich Roberts, New England Biolabs, Beverly, MA, US
  • Valerie de Crecy-Lagard, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, US


International advisors letter to the research community on the importance of depositing nucleotide sequences in the INSDC databases: