Roster of the National Advisory Council For Human Genome Research

2015 - 2017


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


(Term expiration date in parentheses)

Eric Boerwinkle, Ph. D. (2017)
Dean, School of Public Health
Professor, Human Genetics Center
The University of Texas Health Science Center
1200 Pressler Street, Room W114A
Houston, TX 77030

Lon R. Cardon, Ph.D. (2016)
SVP, Target Sciences
709 Swedeland Road
King of Prussia, PA 19406

Joseph Ecker, Ph.D. (2016)
Professor & Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Investigator
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies
10010 North Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037

Brenton R. Graveley, Ph.D. (2019)
John and Donna Krenicki Professor of Genomics & Personalized Healthcare
University of Connecticut Health
400 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030

Chanita Hughes Halbert, Ph.D. (2017)
Associate Dean for Assessment & Evaluation
Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Endowed Chair for Cancer Equity, Hollings Cancer Center
Medical University of South Carolina
86 Jonathan Lucas Street, MSC 955
Charleston, SC 29425

Howard J. Jacob, Ph.D.  (2016)
Executive Vice President for Medical Genomics & Chief Medical Genomics Officer
HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology
601 Genome Way
Huntsville, AL 35806

Robert L. Nussbaum, M.D. (2016)
Chief Medical Officer,
Invitae, Inc.
475 Brannan Street
San Francisco, CA 94107

Lucila Ohno-Machado, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A. (2016)
Professor of Medicine, Division Chief, Division of Biomedical Informatics
Associate Dean for Informatics & Technology
University of California, San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive, MC 0728
La Jolla, CA  92093-0728

Arti Rai, J.D. (2016)
Elvin R. Latty Professor
Faculty Director, Duke Law Center for Innovation Policy
Duke Law School
210 Science Drive
Durham, NC 27705

Jay Shendure M.D., Ph.D. (2018)
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Professor, Department of Genome Science
University of Washington
3720 15th Avenue NE, S250
Foege Bldg South, S210
Seattle, WA  98195-5065

**Term Extended

Ad Hocs

Jeffrey R. Botkin, M.D., M.P.H.
University of Utah
75 So. 2000 E. #:108
Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Carol J. Bult, Ph.D.
Professor and Knowlton Family Chair
JAX Cancer Center Deputy Director
600 Main Street, RL13
Bar Harbor, ME 04609

Jonathan L. Haines, Ph.D.
Director, Institute for Computational Biology
Chair, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Case Western Reserve University
10900 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106

Gail E. Henderson, Ph.D.                 
Professor, Department of Social Medicine
Director, Center for Genomics and Society
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
333 S. Columbia Sreet., 347 MacNider Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7240

Troy Ideker, Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine
Director, National Resource for Network Biology
Director, San Diego Center for Systems Biology
University of California, San Diego

Mark Johnston, Ph.D. 
Professor and Chair
Department of BioChemistry and Molecular Genetics
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Research South Tower
12801 E 17th Avenue
Aurora, CO 80045

Sharon E. Plon, M.D., Ph.D.
Baylor College of Medicine
Feigin Tower Suite 12000
1102 Bates Street
Houston, TX 77030

Jonathan K. Pritchard, Ph.D.
Professor, Departments of Genetic & Biology
Stanford University
318 Campus Drive, Clark Center
Stanford, CA 95305

Aviv Regev, Ph.D.
Core Member & Professor
Broad Institute, MIT
415 Main Street
Cambridge, MA 02142

Dan M. Roden, M.D.
Senior Vice President for Personalized Medicine
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
1285 MRB IV
Nashville, TN 37232-0575

Val C. Sheffield, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Pediatrics and Ophthalmology
Investigator, Wynn Institute for Vision Research
Director, Division of Medical Genetics
University of Iowa
4181 MERF
Iowa City, IA 52242

David R. Walt, Ph.D.               
Tufts University
62 Talbot Avenue
Medford, MA 02155

Ad Hoc Discussants

Martin Hirst, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Centre for High-Throughput Biology
University of British Columbia
Head of Epigenomics
Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre
BC Cancer Agency
675 West 10th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5Z 1L3

Katherine S. Pollard, Ph.D.

Professor, Division of Biostatistics
University of California, San Francisco
Senior Investigator, Gladstone Institutes
1650 Owens Street
San Francisco, CA 94158

Henk Stunnenberg, Ph.D.
Professor of Molecular Biology
Radboud Institute for Molecular Life Sciences
Redboud University
Department of Molecular Biology, M850/3.79
259 RIMLS, P.O. Box 9101
6500 HB Nijmegen, The Netherlands

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


Ellen Giarelli, Ed.D., M.S.N.
International Society of Nurses in Genetics

Associate Professor
Drexel University
1505 Race Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Joseph D. McInerney, M.S.
American Society of Human Genetics

Executive Vice President
9650 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20814

James C. O'Leary, M.B.A.
Genetic Alliance

Chief Innovation Officer
4301 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 404
Washington, DC 20008

Joseph D. McInerney, M.S.
American Society of Human Genetics

Executive Vice President
9650 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20814

Rhonda Schonberg, M.S.
National Society of Genetic Counselors
Genetic Counselor IV
Division of Genetics and Metabolism
Children's National Health Services
111 Michigan Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20010

Michael S. Watson, M.S., Ph.D.
American College of Medical Genetics

Executive Director
7220 Wisconsin Avenue
Suite 300
Bethesda, MD 20814

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Last Updated: May 10, 2016

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