National Human Genome Research Institute

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

Roster of the National Advisory Council For Human Genome Research


Eric D. Green, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, National Human Genome Research Institute
National Institutes of Health
31 Center Drive
Building 31, Room 4B09
Bethesda, MD 20892-2152
Phone: (301) 496-0844
Fax: (301) 402-0837


(Term expiration date in parentheses)

Carlos D. Bustamante, Ph.D. (2015)
Professor, Stanford University School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive Lane Building, Room L-301
Stanford, CA 94305-5120
Phone: (607) 280-3233
Fax: (650) 723-3667

James P. Evans, M.D., Ph.D. (2015)
Bryson Distinguished Professor of Genetics & Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
CB #7264, Department of Genetics
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7264
Phone: (919) 966-2007
Fax: (919) 843-0291

Howard J. Jacob, Ph.D. (2016)
Director, Human and Molecular Genetics Center
Warren P. Knowles Chair of Genetics
Professor, Department of Physiology
Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226
Phone: (414) 955-4887
Fax: (414) 456-6516

Amy L. McGuire, JD, Ph.D. (2015)
Leon Jaworski Professor of Biomedical Ethics
Director, Center for Medical Ethics & Health Policy
Baylor College of Medicine
One Baylor Plaza
Suite 31D
Houston, Texas 77030
Phone: (713) 798-2029
Fax: (713) 798-5678

Howard L. McLeod, PharmD. (2014)
Medical Director, Moffitt Cancer Center
12902 Magnolia Drive, MRC 207
Tampa, FL 33612

Deirdre R. Meldrum, Ph.D. (2014)
Senior Scientist, Director, Center for Biosignatures Discovery Automation
Professor of Electrical Engineering
Arizona State University
P.O. Box 877101
1001 S. McAllister Avenue
Tempe, AZ 85287-7101
Phone: (480) 522-4120
Fax: (480) 480 965-2337

Jill P. Mesirov, Ph.D. (2014)
Director, Computational Biology & Bioinformatics
Broad Institute
7 Cambridge Center
Cambridge, MA 02142
Phone: (617) 714-7070
Fax: (617) 714-8991

Anthony P. Monaco, M.D., Ph.D. (2015)
President, Tufts University
Ballou Hall 2nd floor
Medford, MA 02155
Phone: (617) 627-3300
Fax: (617) 627-3555

Robert Nussbaum, M.D. (2016)
Professor of Medicine, Chief of Division of Genomic Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
513 Parnassus Ave. HSE901E, Box 0794, UCSF
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 476-3200
Fax (415) 502-0720

Lucila Ohno-Machado, M.D., Ph. D. (2016)
Professor of Medicine, Division Chief, Division of Biomedical Informatics
Associate Dean for Informatics & Technology
University of California, San Diego
10100 Hopkins Drive
2nd Floor East
La Jolla, CA  92093-0505
Phone: (858) 822-4931

Arti Rai, JD (2016)
Elvin R. Latty Professor, Duke Institute for Genome Sciences & Policy
Duke Law School
210 Science Drive
Durham, NC 27705
Phone: (919) 613-7276
Fax: (919) 613-7231

Ad Hoc

Eric A. Boerwinkle, Ph.D.
Professor and Director, Human Genetics Center
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
1200 Pressler Street, room E447
Houston, Texas 77030
Phone: (713) 500-9816
Fax: (713) 500-0900

Lon R. Cardon, Ph.D.
SVP, Alternative Discovery and Development
709 Swedeland Road
King of Prussia, PA 19406
Phone: (610) 270-6866
Fax: (610) 270-5880

Joseph Ecker, Ph.D.
Professor, Howard Hughes Medical Institute-GBMF
Investigator, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies
10010 North Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037
Phone: (858) 453-4100 x1752
Fax: (858) 558-6379

Chanita A. Hughes Halbert, Ph.D
Associate Dean for Assessment & Evaluation
Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Endowed Chair for Cancer Equity, Hollings Cancer Center
Medical University of South Carolina
68 President Street, Suite Be103
Charleston, SC 29425
Phone: (843) 876-2421
Fax: (843) 876-2344

Martin E. Kreitman, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Ecology & Evolution
University Of Chicago
1101 E. 57th Street
Chicago, Il 60637
Phone: (773) 702-1222
Fax: (773) 702-9740

David C. Page, M.D.
Director, Whitehead Institute
Professor of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Nine Cambridge Center
Suite 461
Cambridge, MA 02142
Phone: (617) 258-5203
Fax: (617) 258-5578

Ad Hoc Discussants for May 2014 Meeting

David R. Goodlett, Ph.D.
Mass Spectrometry Facility Director
Issac E. Emerson Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences School of Pharmacy
University of Maryland
Pharmacy Hall North Room 707
20 N. Pine Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: (410) 706-1490
Shankar Subramaniam, Ph.D.
Joan and Irwin Jacobs Endowed Chair in Bioengineering & Systems Biology
Professor of Bioengineering, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Cellular and Molecular Medicine & NanoEngineering
University of California San Diego
433 Powell Focht Bioengineering Building
9500 Gilman Dr.
La Jolla, CA 92093-0412
Phone: (858) 822-0986
Fax: (858) 822-3752
Olga Troyanskaya, Ph.D.
Professor, Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics & Department of Computer Science
Princeton University
Lewis-Sigler InCarl Icahn Laboratory,
Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
Phone: (609) 258-1749
Fax: (609) 258-7070 Fax

Executive Secretary

Rudy Pozzatti, Ph.D.
Deputy Director, Division of Extramural Operations
Scientific Review Officer & Co-Chief, Review Branch
National Human Genome Research Institute
National Institutes of Health
5635 Fishers Lane, MSC 9305
Bethesda, MD 20892
Tel. 301-402-8739
Fax 301-435-1580


Judith Benkendorf, MS, CGC
Special Assistant to the Executive Director
American College of Medical Genetics & Genomics
7220 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 300
Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone: 301-718-9603
Fax: 301-718-9604

Natasha F. Bonhomme
Vice President of Strategic Development
Genetic Alliance
4301 Connecticut Ave NW Suite 404
Washington DC 20008
202 966-5557

Ellen Giarelli, Ed.D., M.S.N., CRNP
International Society of Nurses in Genetics
Associate Professor, Drexel University
College of Nursing and Health Professions
1505 Race Street, Bellet Bldg-526
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Joe McInerney, M.S, M.A.
Executive Vice President, American Society of Human Genetics
9650 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone: (301) 634-7318
Fax: (301) 634-7079

James O'Leary
Chief Innovation Officer
Genetic Alliance
4301 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 404
Washington, DC 20008
Phone: (202) 966-5557 x206
Fax: (202) 966-8553

Rhonda L. Schonberg, M.S.
Coordinator and Genetic Counselor
National Society of Genetic Counselors
Division of Fetal & Transitional Medicine
Children's National Medical Center
111 Michigan Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20010
Phone: (202) 476-3526
Fax: (202) 476-2390

Michael S. Watson, M.S., Ph.D.
Executive Director, American College of Medical Genetics
7220 Wisconsin Avenue
Suite 300
Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone: (301) 718-9603
Fax: (301) 718-9604

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Last Updated: May 19, 2014