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Office of Scientific Core Facilities

The Office of Scientific Core Facilities oversees the Scientific Cores that serve the research needs of NHGRI investigators and collaborate with other NIH institutes as capacity allows.  The OSCF’s mission is to streamline Core operations in order to provide maximum benefit to the research enterprise while maintaining good fiscal stewardship.

Organization and Structure

OCSF Org Chart

Paul Liu, M.D., Ph.D.Sara Hull, Ph.D.Lisa Garrett, M.S.Stacie Anderson, B.S.Settara Chandrasekharappa, Ph.D.Abdel Elkahloun, Ph.D.Raman Sood, Ph.D.



Shawn Burgess
Shawn Burgess, Ph.D.
  • Chief
  • Office of Scientific Core Facilities
Sara Hull
Sara Chandros Hull, Ph.D.
  • Chief
  • Bioethics Core
Andy Baxevanis
Andy Baxevanis, Ph.D.
  • Chief
  • Bioinformatics and Scientific Programming Core
Amalia Dutra
Amalia Dutra, Ph.D.
  • Director
  • Cytogenetics and Microscopy Core
Lisa Garrett
Lisa Garrett, M.S.
  • Chief
  • Mouse Transgenic and Gene Editing Core
Stacie Anderson
Stacie M. Anderson, B.S.
  • Chief
  • Flow Symmetry Core
Settara Chandrasekharappa, Ph.D
Settara Chandrasekharappa, Ph.D.
  • Chief
  • Genomics Core
Abdel Elkahloun
Abdel G. Elkahloun, Ph.D.
  • Chief
  • Microarrays and Single-Cell Genomics Core
Raman Sood
Raman Sood, Ph.D.
  • Chief
  • Zebrafish Core

Last updated: June 13, 2024