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Scientific Program Analysts

Scientific program analysts support the genomics research programs and consortia funded by the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI). They carry out scientific analyses and project management duties in support of program directors in the NHGRI Extramural Research Program (ERP), which awards grants to the academic and biotechnology communities to carry out basic and applied genomics research.

Meet the Scientific Program Analysts

Katie Bardsley
Katie Bardsley, B.S.
Scientific Program Analyst, Division of Genome Sciences

Katie supports the Technology Development and Small Business Programs. She graduated from the University of Vermont with a bachelor’s degree in plant biology and minors in statistics and chemistry. Her honors thesis explored the demographic history of red spruce from the perspective of the chloroplast genome. It helped foster her passion for bioinformatics and genomics.

Stephanie Callouri
Stephanie Calluori
Scientific Program Analyst, Division of Genome Sciences

Stephanie supports the ENCODE and IGVF programs. She graduated from Barnard College of Columbia University in 2021 with a bachelor’s degree in cell and molecular biology and a minor in science, policy and ethics. Stephanie is passionate about public health and is interested in pursuing a career at the intersection of environmental health, epidemiology and health policy.

Jenell Glover
Jenell Glover
Scientific Program Analyst, Division of Genome Sciences

Jenell supports the Bridge to Artificial Intelligence (Bridge2AI) program. She graduated from Christopher Newport University in May 2021 with a bachelor’s degree in biology. She conducted research on Urosaurus gracious (long-tailed brush lizard). Her interests are in integrating genomics in various fields of medicine.

Amber Jackson
Amber Jackson
Program Analyst, Training, Diversity and Health Equity Office

Amber supports the Extramural Training Team program. She recently graduated from George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia with a bachelor’s degree in biotechnology and molecular biology. She is interested in genetic epidemiology and health disparities.

Allie Osgood
Allie Osgood
Scientific Program Analyst, Division of Genome Sciences

Allie supports the H3Africa, dGTEx and comparative genomics programs. She graduated from Lewis & Clark College in the spring with a bachelor’s degree in biology and a minor in neuroscience. She is interested in the intersections between genomics, education and health.

Ella Samer
Ella Samer
Scientific Program Analyst, Division of Genomic Medicine

Ella supports the Encyclopedia of DNA Elements (ENCODE), Impact of Genomic Variation on Function (IGVF) and Implementing Genomics in Practice (IGNITE). She graduated from Washington College with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and a minor in biology. She studied spinal muscular atrophy and related treatments. She will continue to pursue her interests in medicine and genetic counseling.

Helen Thompson
Helen Thompson
Scientific Program Analyst, Division of Genome Sciences

Helen supports the Computational Genomics and Data Science Program (CGDS) and the Small Business program. Helen graduated from Christopher Newport University in May 2021 with bachelor’s degrees in biology and communications and a minor in leadership. Helen is interested in effective communication strategies within the field of genomics.

Last updated: July 20, 2022