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Program Director

Division of Genomics and Society

Education

B.A. Oberlin College, 1990

Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University, 2002


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Biography

Dave Kaufman is a program director who joined the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) in May of 2014, after working as an NHGRI ELSI grantee for several years. He oversees a portfolio of research and career development grants related to the ethical, legal and social implications of genomic research. Dr. Kaufman serves as the primary ELSI advisor to the Clinical Sequencing Evidence-Generating Research (CSER) consortium and participates in a variety of ELSI-related trans-NHGRI and trans-NIH initiatives and programs, including a Citizen Science Working Group.

Currently, Dr. Kaufman focuses on ELSI Research Program grants related to Genomic Healthcare and the integration of genomic information and technologies into clinical care. He also focuses on big data and stakeholder engagement issues.

Visit the ELSI Research Areas webpage for more information on areas of ELSI research.

  • Biography

    Dave Kaufman is a program director who joined the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) in May of 2014, after working as an NHGRI ELSI grantee for several years. He oversees a portfolio of research and career development grants related to the ethical, legal and social implications of genomic research. Dr. Kaufman serves as the primary ELSI advisor to the Clinical Sequencing Evidence-Generating Research (CSER) consortium and participates in a variety of ELSI-related trans-NHGRI and trans-NIH initiatives and programs, including a Citizen Science Working Group.

    Currently, Dr. Kaufman focuses on ELSI Research Program grants related to Genomic Healthcare and the integration of genomic information and technologies into clinical care. He also focuses on big data and stakeholder engagement issues.

    Visit the ELSI Research Areas webpage for more information on areas of ELSI research.

Last updated: April 6, 2021