Working Group Members

Co-Chairs:

  • James Battey, Jr., M.D., Ph.D.
    Director
    National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)
     
  • Eric D. Green, M.D., Ph.D.
    Director
    National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)

Working Group Coordinators: 

  • Colin Fletcher, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Knock Out Mouse Program
    National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
     
  • Oleg Mirochnitchenko, Ph.D. 
    Program Director
    Division of Comparative Medicine
    Office of Research Infrastructure Programs
    Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives
    Office of the Director
    National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Common Fund Program Leader:

  • Patricia (Trish) Labosky, Ph.D.
    Program Leader
    Office of Strategic Coordination
    Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives
    Office of the Director
    National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Members: 

  • Kristin M. Abraham, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolic Diseases
    National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
     
  • Rajeev K. Agarwal, Ph.D. 
    Senior Research Program Officer
    Office of Research on Women's Health
    Office of the Director (OD)
     
  • Andrea Beckel-Mitchener, Ph.D.
    Chief
    Functional Neurogenomics Program
    National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
     
  • Nancy Boudreau, Ph.D.
    Chief
    Tumor Metastasis Branch
    Division of Cancer Biology
    National Cancer Institute (NCI)
  • Christine Chang
    Scientific Program Coordinator
    National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
     
  • Faye H. Chen, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)
     
  • Franziska B. Grieder, D.V.M., Ph.D.
    Director
    Office of Research Infrastructure Programs
    Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives
    Office of the Director
    National Institutes of Health (NIH)
     
  • Tanya Hoodbhoy, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Division of Genetics and Developmental Biology
    National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
     
  • Carolyn Hutter, Ph.D.
    Acting Director
    Division of Genome Sciences
    National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
     
  • Sheethal Jose
    Scientific Program Analyst
    National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
     
  • Robert Karp, Ph.D.
    Director
    Genetics and Genomics Programs
    Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition
    National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
     
  • Rebecca Lenzi, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Office of Strategic Coordination
    Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives
    Office of the Director(OD) 
     
  • Francesca Macchiarini, Ph.D.
    Health Specialist
    Biological Resources Branch
    Division on Aging Biology (DAB)
    National Institute on Aging (NIA)
     
  • Mahua Mukhopadhyay, Ph.D.
    Program Officer
    Developmental Biology and Structural Variation Branch
    National Institute on Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
     
  • Lisa A. Neuhold, Ph.D.
    Program Director for Fundamental Retinal Processes
    National Eye Institute (NEI)
     
  • Young S. Oh, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Vascular Biology and Hypertension Branch
    National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
     
  • Jonathan Pollock, Ph.D.
    Chief
    Genetics and Molecular Neurobiology Research Branch
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
     
  • Robert Riddle, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Neurogenetics Cluster
    National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke (NINDS)
     
  • Grace L. Shen, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Retinal Diseases
    National Eye Institute (NEI)
     
  • Kentner Singleton, Ph.D.
    Program Officer
    Basic Immunology Branch
    National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID)
     
  • Bracie Watson, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    National Institute on Deafness and Communication Disorders (NIDCD)
     

This page last reviewed on November 9, 2018