Robert Baughman

Robert Baughman
Robert Baughman
Executive Vice President for Sustainable Development of Okinawa
Acting Provost
1975 PhD Harvard University (Chemistry)
1970 MA Harvard University (Chemistry)
1968 BA New College (Chemistry)


1998-07 NIH Director’s Awards (11)
2005-06 NIH Merit Awards (2)
1986 Alzheimer's Disease Association Fellow
1993 Dean’s Award Tokyo Medical and Dental University
1979 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow
1975 NRSA Postdoctoral Research Fellow
1968 Woodrow Wilson Fellow


2015- Executive Vice President for Sustainable Development of Okinawa/Acting Provost and Vice-CEO, OIST
2014-2015 Executive Vice President for Sustainable Development of Okinawa, OIST
2011-14 Provost and Vice-CEO, OIST
2007-11 Vice President and Executive Director, OIST Promotion Corporation
2005-07 Special Research & Training Advisor to the President, OIST Promotion Corporation
1999-07 Associate Director for Technology Development, Office of the Director, NINDS
1995-99 Director, Division of Fundamental Neuroscience and Developmental Disorders NINDS
1990-93 Director, Program in Neuroscience, Harvard University
1985-95 Associate Professor of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School
1979-85 Assistant Professor of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School
1975-77 Postdoctoral Fellow in Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School


2011- Board of Governors, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology School Corporation
2003-07 Founder and Chair, US-JAPAN Brain Research Cooperative Program Committee
2003-07 Chair, NIH Technology Transfer Interest Group
2005-07 Steering Committee, NIH Clinical and Translational Research Initiative
2005-07 Chair, NIH Countermeasures Against Chemical Threats Research Network Oversight Committee
2004-07 Chair, NIH Blueprint for Neuroscience Steering Committee
2003-07 Whitehouse Office of Science and Technology Policy Committee on Counterterrorism
2002-07 NIH Molecular Libraries Initiative Steering Committee
2002-07 NIH Bioterrorism Research Coordinating Committee
2002-04 NIH Public-Private Partnerships Steering Committee
2001-07 U.S. Food and Drug Administration/NIH-NINDS Committee for Biological Therapeutics
2001-02 Steering Committee, NIH Center for Scientific Review, Bioengineering and Technology Development
1999 NIH Planning Committee on Data Sharing and Intellectual Property
1998-99 Chair , National Aeronautics and Space Administration Life Sciences Developmental Biology Review Panel
1998-07 Chair, NIH National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, Training and Special Programs Committee
1997-07 Board of Governors, NIH Center for Inherited Disease Research
1996-03 NIH National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke Information Technology Advisory Board
1996-99 Founder and Chair, NIH Predoctoral Training Program in Neuroscience
1993 U.S. National Academy of Sciences, National Research Council Survey of U.S. Graduate Programs in Science
1992 National Academy of Sciences, Government-University-Industry Roundtable, Future of the U.S. Academic Research Enterprise