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Lead Genomic Program Administrator

National Human Genome Research Institute

Co-Chair

NHGRI Data Access Committee (DAC)

Education

M.S., Johns Hopkins University

B.S. Oregon State University

Biography

Ms. Jennifer Strasburger joined the National Human Genome Research Institute's (NHGRI) Extramural Research Program as a program director in 2020. She manages a portfolio of grants focused upon RNA epitranscriptomic modifications and technology development. She is also NHGRI’s lead genomic program administrator. In that role, she assists extramural and intramural investigators in depositing genomic data into public repositories such as dbGaP and AnVIL

Prior to joining NHGRI, Ms. Strasburger worked for 25 years as a program director in the National Cancer Institute’s Division of Cancer Biology, where she managed a portfolio of grants focused on post-transcriptional gene regulation. Her NCI portfolio also included grants focused on RNA epitranscriptomic modifications and their role in cancer biology. 

Ms. Strasburger received a B.S. in biology from Oregon State University and an M.S. in bioinformatics as well as a Graduate Certificate in Information Systems/Information Technology from Johns Hopkins University. Prior to joining NCI’s Extramural Research Program, she worked in NCI’s Laboratory of Cellular Oncology. 

  • Biography

    Ms. Jennifer Strasburger joined the National Human Genome Research Institute's (NHGRI) Extramural Research Program as a program director in 2020. She manages a portfolio of grants focused upon RNA epitranscriptomic modifications and technology development. She is also NHGRI’s lead genomic program administrator. In that role, she assists extramural and intramural investigators in depositing genomic data into public repositories such as dbGaP and AnVIL

    Prior to joining NHGRI, Ms. Strasburger worked for 25 years as a program director in the National Cancer Institute’s Division of Cancer Biology, where she managed a portfolio of grants focused on post-transcriptional gene regulation. Her NCI portfolio also included grants focused on RNA epitranscriptomic modifications and their role in cancer biology. 

    Ms. Strasburger received a B.S. in biology from Oregon State University and an M.S. in bioinformatics as well as a Graduate Certificate in Information Systems/Information Technology from Johns Hopkins University. Prior to joining NCI’s Extramural Research Program, she worked in NCI’s Laboratory of Cellular Oncology. 

Last updated: June 27, 2022