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Division of Genome Sciences


Ph.D. University of Washington, 2008

M.S. University of Washington, 2009

M.S. Cornell University, 1998


Dr. Hutter is Division Director for the Division of Genome Sciences at the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). She is also the NHGRI team lead for The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA).

Dr. Hutter joined the NIH in 2012, serving as a program director in the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program before transferring to NHGRI in 2013. Prior to NIH, she was a senior staff scientist at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Lecturer at the University of Washington, where her research focused on large-scale consortia work for genome-wide association studies and on gene-environment interactions for cancer and other complex diseases.

Dr. Hutter received her Sc.B. in Applied Mathematics-Biology from Brown University, her M.S. in Genetics from Cornell University, her M.S. in Biostatistics from the University of Washington and her Ph.D. in Epidemiology from the University of Washington.

Last updated: February 20, 2018