Chris Wellington is a program director for the Genome Informatics and Computational Biology Program at the National Human Genome Research Institute. Mr. Wellington oversees a range of bioinformatics and computational biology awards, focusing on training, genome analysis tools and software resources. Mr. Wellington also helps track and manage the overall bioinformatics and computational biology portfolio.
Mr. Wellington's other responsibilities at NHGRI include managing the creation and implementation of a new NHGRI-wide budget-tracking system. The system is being developed to better track NHGRI's investments in various aspects of genomics. Previously, Mr. Wellington worked on the NIH Common Fund Human Microbiome Project.
Mr. Wellington received his undergraduate degree in biology and math from the University of Richmond in 2007.
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Last Updated: September 28, 2017