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National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) Research Investigators

Senior Investigators

Joan E. Bailey-Wilson, Ph.D.
Co-Chief, Computational and Statistical Genomics Branch
Head, Statistical Genetics Section
Bioinformatics and Scientific Programming Core

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

Leslie G. Biesecker, M.D.
Chief, Medical Genomics and Metabolic Genetics Branch
Head, Clinical Genomics Section

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

Lawrence C. Brody, Ph.D
Medical Genomics and Metabolic Genetics Branch
Head, Molecular Pathogenesis Section
Director, Division of Genomics and Society

Shawn Burgess, Ph.D.
Translational and Functional Genomics Branch
Head, Developmental Genomics Section

Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, National Institutes of Health
Medical Genomics and Metabolic Genetics Branch
Head, Molecular Genetics Section

Laura L. Elnitski, Ph.D
Translational and Functional Genomics Branch
Head, Genomic Functional Analysis Section

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

Gary Gibbons, M.D.
Director, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
Metabolic, Cardiovascular and Inflammatory Disease Genomics Branch
Head, Cardiovascular Disease Section

Daniel Kastner, M.D., Ph.D.
Scientific Director, NHGRI
NIH Distinguished Investigator
Metabolic, Cardiovascular and Inflammatory Disease Genomics Branch
Head, Inflammatory Disease Section

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

Pu Paul Liu, M.D., Ph.D.
Deputy Scientific Director, NHGRI
Translational and Functional Genomics Branch
Head, Oncogenesis and Development 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

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

William J. Pavan, Ph.D.
Genetic Disease Research Branch
Head, Genomics, Development and Disease Section
Director, Intramural Training Office

Charles N. Rotimi, Ph.D.
Chief, Metabolic, Cardiovascular and Inflammatory Disease Genomics Branch
Director, Center for Research on Genomics and Global Health

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

Julie A. Segre, Ph.D.
Chief, Translational and Functional Genomics Branch
Head, Microbial Genomics Section

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

Charles P. Venditti, M.D., Ph.D.
Medical Genomics and Metabolic Genetics Branch
Head, Organic Acid Research Section

Alexander F. Wilson, Ph.D.
Co-Chief, Computational and Statistical Genomics Branch
Head, Genometrics Section
Bioinformatics and Scientific Programming Core

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Investigators

Nigel Crawford, M.B. Ch.B., Ph.D.
Genetics and Molecular Biology Branch
Head, Metastasis Genetics Section

Adam Phillippy, Ph.D.
Computational and Statistical Genomics Branch
Head, Genome Informatics Section

Philip Shaw, B.M. B.Ch., Ph.D.
Social and Behavioral Research Branch
Head, Neurobehavioral Clinical Research Section

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Senior Scientists

Andy Baxevanis, Ph.D.
Computational and Statistical Genomics Branch
Head, Computational Genomics Unit
Assistant Director for Computational Biology
NIH Office of Intramural Research

James C. Mullikin, Ph.D.
Cancer Genetics and Comparative Genomics Branch
Head, Comparative Genomics Analysis Unit
Director, NIH Intramural Sequencing Center (NISC)

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Associate Investigators

David Adams, M.D.
Undiagnosed Diseases Program
Office of the Clinical Director

Adebowale Adeyemo, Ph.D.
Center for Research on Genomics and Global Health

Ivona Aksentijevich, M.D.
Inflammatory Disease Section
Metabolic, Cardiovascular and Inflammatory Disease
Genomics Branch

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

Vence L. Bonham, Jr., J.D.
Social and Behavioral Research Branch
Head, Health Disparitites Unit
Senior Advisor to the NHGRI Director on Genomics
and Health Disparities

Sean Conlan, Ph.D.
Microbial Genomics Section
Translational and Functional Genomics Branch

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

 

 

Sara Hull, Ph.D.
Bioethicist, Office of the Clinical Director

Kim Keppler-Noreuil, M.D.
Clinical Genomics Section 
Medical Genomics and Metabolic Genetics Branch

Irini Manoli, M.D.
Organic Acid Research Section
Medical Genomics and Metabolic Genetics Branch

Susan J. Persky, Ph.D.
Social and Behavioral Research Branch
Head, Immersive Virtual Environment Test Unit

Elaine Remmers, Ph.D.
Inflammatory Disease Section
Metabolic, Cardiovascular and Inflammatory Disease Genomics Branch 

James W. Thomas, Ph.D.
Deputy Director of the NIH Intramural Sequencing Center

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

Scientifc Cores

Stacie Anderson, Ph.D.
Director, Flow Cytometry Core

Andy Baxevanis, Ph.D.
Director, Bioinformatics and Scientific Programming Core

Settara C. Chandrasekharappa, Ph.D.
Head, Genomics Core 

Amalia Dutra, Ph.D.
Director, Cytogenetics and Microscopy Core

Abdel Elkahloun, Ph.D.
Director, Microarray Core Facility

 

 

Lisa Garrett, Ph.D.
Director, Embryonic Stem Cell and Transgenic Mouse Core

Sara Hull, Ph.D.
Director, Bioethics Core

Raman Sood, Ph.D.
Director, Zebrafish Core Facility

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

 

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, NIH

Brian P. Brooks, M.D., Ph.D.
Senior Investigator and Chief
Ophthalmic Genetics and Visual Function Branch
National Eye Institute, NIH

Kenneth H. Fischbeck, M.D.
NIH Distinguished Investigator
Neurogenetics Branch
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, NIH

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

James Inglese, Ph.D.
Genetics and Molecular Genomics Branch, NHGRI
Director, ADST Laboratory, National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences

 

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Last Updated: December 5, 2016

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