Professor Lamin Sanneh, a dear friend and member of the original DACB Advisory Council passed away suddenly on January 6, 2019. Professor Sanneh’s involvement with the DACB began in August 1995, when the DACB was little more than an idea. Since that time, his interest in the enterprise remained constant. His association with the project in its early days lent it the academic credibility essential to its success. He will be sorely missed. We will be publishing his obituary and a full tribute in the near future.