The NHGRI History of Genomics Program: An Archival and Scholarly Initiative

National Human Genome Research Institute

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


NHGRI History of Genomics Program

Illustrative collage of archived documents and photosLaunched in 2012, the NHGRI History of Genomics Program aims to collect and organize historic materials related to the field of genomics and NHGRI as an organization.

Efforts include digitization of relevant assets and database development, generation of oral histories chronicling the experiences of genomics leaders and NHGRI staff, production of scholarly work related to major genomics accomplishments, and expansion of the general knowledge about the history of genomics among the scholarly community and the general public.NHGRI History of Genomics Program: Digitization, Curation, Database, Oral Histories, Scholarly Work, Outreach Collaboration

Key elements of the NHGRI History of Genomics Program include:

NHGRI History of Genomics Program Staff

Christopher Donohue, Ph.D.
Historian
E-mail: Christopher.Donohue@nih.gov

Dan Scotten
Archivist
E-mail: Daniel.Scotten@nih.gov

Kris Wetterstrand, M.S.
Scientific Liaison to the NHGRI Director for Extramural Activities
E-mail: wettersk@mail.nih.gov

Edson Mendonca
Database Project Manager, Information Technology Branch
E-mail: edson.mendonca@nih.gov

Susan Vasquez
Senior Program Analyst, Division of Policy, Communications, and Education
E-mail: vasquezs@mail.nih.gov

Chris Wellington
Extramural Program Director, Genome Informatics and Computational Biology
E-mail: wellingtonc@mail.nih.gov

Address

National Human Genome Research Institute
National Institutes of Health
31 Center Dr., Bldg. 31, Rm. 4B09
Bethesda, MD 20892-2152
Phone: (301) 496-0844
Fax: (301) 402-0837

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Last Updated: October 2, 2015