CO-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS

Thomas Smith, Ph.D., UCLA

Thomas Smith, Ph.D., UCLA

Co-director, Congo Basin Institute
Professor, Dept. of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Founder & Director, Center for Tropical Research
Institute of the Environment and Sustainability
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1496 USA
Phone: (310) 206-6234
Email: tbsmith@ucla.edu

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Rachid Hanna, Ph.D., IITA

Rachid Hanna, Ph.D., IITA

Co-director, Congo Basin Institute
Country Representative and Senior Scientist/Entomologist
Cameroon Station
International Institute of Tropical Agriculture
BP 2008 (Messa)
Yaoundé, Cameroon
Email: r.hanna@cgiar.org

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JOINT STEERING COMMITEE

  • Thomas Smith, Ph.D., UCLA (Chair)
  • Rachid Hanna, Ph.D., IITA
  • Kathryn Atchison, DDS, MPH, UCLA
    Professor, School of Dentistry
    Vice Provost, New Collaborative Initiatives
  • Kenton Dashiell, Ph.D., IITA
    DDG Partnerships and Capacity Development
  • Steven Olsen, UCLA
    Vice Chancellor and Chief Financial Officer, UCLA
  • Bernard Vanlauwe, Ph.D., IITA
    Director, Natural Resource Management and Central Africa Hub, IITA, Nairobi

ADVISORY COUNCIL

Nicola Anthony

Nicola Anthony

University of New Orleans Lead
103A Biology Building
Email: nanthony@uno.edu
Phone: 504-280-1362

Anthony Lab

Katy Gonder

Katy Gonder

Drexel University Lead
Department of Biology
Office: PISB 420
Email: mkg62@drexel.edu
Phone: 215.571.4638

Zac Tchoundjeu

Zac Tchoundjeu

IBAYSUP Lead
Email: Z.Tchoundjeu@cgiar.org

Tim Bonebrake

Tim Bonebrake

University of Hong Kong Lead
School of Biological Sciences
University of Hong Kong
Pok Fu Lam Road, Hong Kong SAR, China
Office: 6S-15 Kadoorie Biological Sciences Building
Lab: 6S-16 Kadoorie Biological Sciences Building
Email: tbone@hku.hk
Phone: (852) 2299 0675

Marius Ekue

Marius Ekue

Bioversity Lead
Email: m.ekue@cgiar.org

OTHER LEADERS

Kevin Yana Njabo, Ph.D., UCLA

Kevin Yana Njabo, Ph.D., UCLA

Africa Director
Center for Tropical Research
Institute of the Environment and Sustainability
University of California, Los Angeles
La Kretz Hall, Suite 300
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1496
Phone: (310) 267-5132
Email: kynjabo@ucla.edu

Virginia Zaunbrecher, J.D., UCLA

Virginia Zaunbrecher, J.D., UCLA

Associate Director
Center for Tropical Research
Institute of the Environment and Sustainability
University of California, Los Angeles
La Kretz Hall, Suite 300
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1496
Phone: (310) 794-1337
Email: zaunbrecher@ucla.edu

Matthew LeBreton

Matthew LeBreton

Senior Research Fellow, Center for Tropical Research
Email: mlebreton@mosaic.cm

You can participate by joining CBI, making use of our existing accommodation or research facilities, or donating to advance research and training in the Congo Basin.