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NHGRI's Mark Guyer retires, played leading role in the Human Genome Project

Read more After more than two and a half decades at NIH, Mark Guyer, Ph.D., former NHGRI Deputy Director, is retiring from federal service and looking back on a career that saw him play a critical role in the HGP and countless other genomics programs at what later became the National Center for Human Genome Research (NCHGR) and, ultimately, the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI).
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Workshop spotlights the connection between genomics and theater

Read moreIn early April, local theater professionals, including a few award-winning playwrights, met with NHGRI scientists and staff to discover the intersection between genomics and theater. The Drama of DNA: Theater and Genomics Workshop led by Karen Rothenberg, J.D., M.P.A., explored theater as a way to examine the ethical, legal and social implications of genomics. (more)

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The Genomics Landscape: A Message from the Director

Mark Guyer, NHGRI founding member and Deputy Director, hangs up his federal hatEric Green

A big change has occurred at NHGRI this summer. Founding staff member, Dr. Mark Guyer, formally retired from federal service on June 30. For most of his time at NHGRI, Mark was a key leader of the Extramural Research Program and most recently, NHGRI Deputy Director. I'd like to take this opportunity to share some thoughts about Mark from the people he has worked with over the course of his impressive career. Read more

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Last Updated: July 8, 2014