Research Investigators

National Human Genome Research Institute

National Institutes of Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) Research Investigators

Senior Investigators

Joan E. Bailey-Wilson, Ph.D.
Co-Chief, Inherited Disease Research Branch
Head, Statistical Genetics Section

Leslie G. Biesecker, M.D.
Chief, Genetic Disease Research Branch
Head, Human Development Section

David M. Bodine, Ph.D
Chief, Genetics and Molecular Biology Branch
Head, Hematopoiesis Section

Lawrence C. Brody, Ph.D
Chief, Genome Technology Branch
Head, Molecular Pathogenesis Section
Director, Division of Genomics and Society

Shawn Burgess, Ph.D.
Genome Technology Branch
Head, Developmental Genomics Section

Fabio Candotti, M.D.
Genetics and Molecular Biology Branch
Head, Disorders of Immunity Section

Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D.
Genome Technology Branch
Director, National Institutes of Health

Laura L. Elnitski, Ph.D.
Genome Technology Branch
Head, Genomic Functional Analysis Section

William A. Gahl, M.D., Ph.D.
Clinical Director, NHGRI
Medical Genetics Branch
Head, Human Biochemical Genetics Section

Dan Kastner, M.D., Ph.D.
Scientific Director, NHGRI
NIH Distinguished Investigator
Medical Genetics Branch
Head, Inflammatory Disease Section

Laura M. Koehly, Ph.D.
Social and Behavioral Research Branch
Head, Social Network Methods Section

Pu Paul Liu, M.D., Ph.D.
Genetics and Molecular Biology Branch
Head, Oncogenesis and Development Section
Deputy Scientific Director, NHGRI
Colleen McBride, Ph.D.
Chief, Social and Behavioral Research Branch
Head, Public Health Genomics Section

Maximilian Muenke, M.D.
Chief, Medical Genetics Branch
Head, Human Development Section
Director, Medical Genetics Residency and Fellowship Training Programs
Director, Combined Pediatrics and Medical Genetics Residency Program

Kyungjae Myung, Ph.D.
Genetics and Molecular Biology Branch
Head, Genome Instability Section

Elaine A. Ostrander, Ph.D.
Chief, Cancer Genetics Branch
NIH Distinguished Investigator
Head, Comparative Genetics Section

William J. Pavan, Ph.D.
Genetic Disease Research Branch
Head, Mouse Embryology Section

Charles N. Rotimi, Ph.D.
Inherited Disease Research Branch
Director, Center for Research on Genomics and Global Health

Pamela L. Schwartzberg, M.D., Ph.D.
Genetic Disease Research Branch
Head, Cell Signaling Section

Julie A. Segre, Ph.D.
Genetics and Molecular Biology Branch
Head, Epithelial Biology Section

Ellen A. Sidransky, M.D.
Medical Genetics Branch
Head, Molecular Neurogenetics Section

Harold E. Varmus, M.D.
Cancer Genetics Branch
Head, Cancer Biology Section

Alexander F. Wilson, Ph.D.
Co-Chief, Inherited Disease Research Branch
Head, Genometrics Section

Yingzi Yang, Ph.D.
Genetic Disease Research Branch
Head, Developmental Genetics Section

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Investigators

Daphne W. Bell, Ph.D.
Cancer Genetics Branch
Head, Reproductive Cancer Genetics Section

Nigel Crawford, M.B. Ch.B., Ph.D.
Cancer Genetics Branch
Head, Metastasis Genetics Section
Philip Shaw, Ph.D.
Social and Behavioral Research Branch
Head,Neurobehavioral Clinical Research Section

Charles P. Venditti, M.D., Ph.D.
Genetics and Molecular Biology Branch
Head, Organic Acid Research Section

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Associate Investigators

Andy Baxevanis, Ph.D.
Genome Technology Branch
Assistant Director for Computational Bioscience, NIH Office of Intramural Research
Head, Computational Genomics Unit
Director, Bioinformatics and Scientific Programming Core

Barbara Bowles Biesecker, Ph.D.
Social and Behavioral Research Branch
Head, Genetic Services Research Unit
Director, JHU/NHGRI Genetic Counseling Training Program

Robert W. Blakesley, Ph.D.
Genome Technology Branch
Director, Sequencing Group, NIH Intramural Sequencing Center (NISC)

Vence L. Bonham, Jr., J.D.
Social and Behavioral Research Branch
Public Health Genomics Section
Chief, Education and Community Involvement Branch

Gerard Bouffard, Ph.D.
Director, Bioinformatics Group
NIH Intramural Sequencing Center (NISC)

Settara C. Chandrasekharappa, Ph.D.
Cancer Genetics Branch
Head, Cancer Genomics Unit

Suzanne Hart, Ph.D.
Medical Genetics Branch
Deputy Director, Medical Genetics Residency and Fellowship Training Programs
Marjan Huizing, Ph.D.
Medical Genetics Branch
Head, Cell Biology of Metabolic Disorders Unit

Stacie Loftus, Ph.D.
Genetic Disease Research Branch
Mouse Embryology Section

James C. Mullikin, Ph.D.
Genome Technology Branch
Head, Comparative Genomics Unit
Director, NIH Intramural Sequencing Center (NISC)

Susan J. Persky, Ph.D.
Social and Behavioral Research Branch
Public Health Genomics Section

Erich Roessler, M.D., Ph.D.
Medical Genetics Branch
Human Development Section

Raman B. Sood, Ph.D.
Genetics and Molecular Biology Branch
Oncogenesis and Development Section

Cynthia J. Tifft, M.D., Ph.D.
Medical Genetics Branch
Deputy Clinical Director, NHGRI

Tyra G. Wolfsberg, Ph.D.
Genome Technology Branch
Associate Director, Bioinformatics and Scientific Programming Core

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Adjunct Investigators

Carsten G. Bönnemann, M.D.
Senior Investigator and Chief
Neuromuscular and Neurogenetic Disorders of Childhood Section, Neurogenetics Branch
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Brian P. Brooks, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Ophthalmic Genetics Clinic
Children's National Medical Center
National Eye Institute
 
Kenneth H. Fischbeck, M.D.
NIH Distinguished Investigator
Neurogenetics Branch
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Edward Giniger, Ph.D.
Axon Guidance and Neural Connectivity Unit
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

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Last Updated: January 24, 2014