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Office of the Director

The Office of the Director oversees general operations, administration and communications for the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI). It provides overall leadership; sets policies; develops scientific, fiscal and management strategies; assists in governing the ethical behavior of its employees, and coordinates genomic research for the National Institutes of Health with other federal, private and international programs. The office also supports international meetings, workshops and other activities essential for advancing genomics research.

Office Staff

Leadership

Eric Green
Eric Green, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Director
  • National Human Genome Research Institute

Senior Advisor on Genomics and Health Disparities

Vence L. Bonham, Jr., J.D.
Vence L. Bonham Jr, J.D.
  • Senior Advisor to the NHGRI Director on Genomics and Health Disparities
  • Office of the Director

Assistants to the Director

Allison Mandich, M.S.
Allison M. Mandich, M.S.
  • Special Assistant to the Director
  • Office of the Director
Kris Wetterstrand, M.S.
Kris A. Wetterstrand, M.S.
  • Scientific Liaison to the Director for Extramural Activities
  • Office of the Director

A Quarter Century after the Human Genome Project's Launch

To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the launch of the Human Genome Project, the NHGRI History of Genomics Program hosted a seminar series title, "A Quarter Century after the Human Genome Project's Launch: Lessons Beyond the Base Pairs." 

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Human Genome Project

Directors Working Group

Lawrence Brody, Ph.D.
Lawrence Brody, Ph.D.
  • Director
  • Division of Genomics and Society
William A. Gahl, M.D., Ph.D.
William A. Gahl, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Director
  • Undiagnosed Diseases Program
Bettie Graham, Ph.D.
Bettie J. Graham, Ph.D.
  • Director
  • Division of Extramural Operations
Carolyn M. Hutter, Ph.D.
Carolyn M. Hutter, Ph.D.
  • Director
  • Division of Genome Sciences
Dan Kastner, M.D., Ph.D.
Dan Kastner, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Director
  • Division of Intramural Research
Teri Manolio, M.D., Ph.D.
Teri Manolio, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Director
  • Division of Genomic Medicine
Ellen M. Rolfes, M.A.
Ellen M. Rolfes, M.A.
  • Director
  • Division of Management

Last updated: February 13, 2018