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NHGRI selects Adam Phillippy as first CGDSR director

As the founding director of the new Center for Genomics and Data Science Research (CGDSR) within the Institute’s Intramural Research Program, Dr. Phillippy will provide scientific and administrative leadership, foster a collaborative and inclusive research environment and provide mentorship for researchers within the Center. 

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