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The Board of Scientific Counselors previews and evaluates the intramural research programs of the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) and provides periodic technical and scientific peer review of the work of our research investigators.

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The Board of Scientific Counselors previews and evaluates the intramural research programs of the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) and provides periodic technical and scientific peer review of the work of individual investigators in the Division of Intramural Research (DIR).

Board members meet, at the call of the chair, throughout the year, for the purpose of site visits to individual research branches and at least once a year for the full board meeting at which they present their evaluations.

Board of Scientific Counselors Charter

  • About

    The Board of Scientific Counselors previews and evaluates the intramural research programs of the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) and provides periodic technical and scientific peer review of the work of individual investigators in the Division of Intramural Research (DIR).

    Board members meet, at the call of the chair, throughout the year, for the purpose of site visits to individual research branches and at least once a year for the full board meeting at which they present their evaluations.

    Board of Scientific Counselors Charter

Roster

Christopher Amos, Ph.D.
Baylor College of Medicine
Term ends 6/2026

Barry S. Coller, M.D. (Board Chair)
Rockefeller University
Term ends 6/2023

Gregory Barsh, M.D., Ph.D.
HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology
Term ends 6/2024

Guillermina Lozano, Ph.D.
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Term ends 6/2026

Heather Mefford, M.D., Ph.D.
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Term ends 6/2026

Carole Ober, Ph.D.
The University of Chicago
Term ends 6/2023

Adam C. Siepel, Ph.D.
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Term ends 6/2025

Sarah Tishkoff, Ph.D.
University of Pennsylvania
Term ends 6/2023

Ken Nakamura, Ph.D.
Recording Secretary

  • Roster

    Christopher Amos, Ph.D.
    Baylor College of Medicine
    Term ends 6/2026

    Barry S. Coller, M.D. (Board Chair)
    Rockefeller University
    Term ends 6/2023

    Gregory Barsh, M.D., Ph.D.
    HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology
    Term ends 6/2024

    Guillermina Lozano, Ph.D.
    University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
    Term ends 6/2026

    Heather Mefford, M.D., Ph.D.
    St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
    Term ends 6/2026

    Carole Ober, Ph.D.
    The University of Chicago
    Term ends 6/2023

    Adam C. Siepel, Ph.D.
    Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
    Term ends 6/2025

    Sarah Tishkoff, Ph.D.
    University of Pennsylvania
    Term ends 6/2023

    Ken Nakamura, Ph.D.
    Recording Secretary

Last updated: January 4, 2022