Working Group Members

Co-Chairs:

  • Christopher P. Austin, M.D. 
    Director
    National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) 
     
  • Griffin P. Rodgers, M.D., M.A.C.P.
    Director
    National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

Working Group Coordinators: 

  • Christine Colvis, Ph.D.
    IDG Coordinator 
    Program Director, Resource Dissemination, and Outreach Center (RDOC)
    Director, Extramural Therapeutics Discovery &
    Discovering New Therapeutic Uses for Existing Molecules
    National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) 
     
  • Aaron C. Pawlyk, Ph.D.
    IDG Coordinator
    Program Director, Pharmacogenomics and Drug Discovery
    National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

Common Fund Program Leader:

  • Patricia 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)

Program Manager: 

  • Jenna L. Baker, Ph.D.
    IDG Program Manager, Illuminating the Druggable Genome
    IDG Program Director, Data and Resource Generation Centers (DRGC's)
    Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases
    National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) 

Members: 

  • Paul J. Barrett, Ph.D.
    Health Specialist
    Office of Strategic Coordination
    Division of Program Coordination, Planning and Strategic Initiatives
    Office of the Director
    National Institutes of Health (NIH)
     
  • Kristopher Bough, Ph.D.
    Program Officer
    Division of Basic Neuroscience and Behavioral Research
    National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA)
     
  • Mark Caprara, Ph.D..
    Scientific Review Officer
    Center for Scientific Review (CSR)
     
  • Miles Fabian, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Division of Pharmacology, Physiology, and Biological Chemistry
    National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
     
  • Colin Fletcher, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Knock Out Mouse Program
    National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
     
  • Zorina Galis, Ph.D.
    Chief
    Vascular Biology and Hypertension Branch
    Division of Cardiovascular Sciences
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) 
     
  • Bobbie Gardner
    Communications Coordinator
    Office of Communications
    National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS)
     
  • Jenifer Lewis, M.B.A.
    Program Analyst
    Office of Strategic Coordination
    Division of Program Coordination, Planning and Strategic Initiatives
    Office of the Director
    National Institutes of Health (NIH)
     
  • Amy Lossie, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Genetics, Epigenetics & Development Neuroscience Branch
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
     
  • R. Dwayne Lunsford, Ph.D.
    Director, Microbiology Program
    Dental Small Business Coordinator (SBIR/STTR)
    National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)
     
  • Mehdi Mesri, Ph.D.
    IDG Project Scientist, TechDev/DRGC's
    Program Director, Office of Cancer Clinical Proteomics Research
    NCI Office of the Director 
    National Cancer Institute (NCI) 
     
  • Enrique Michelotti, Ph.D.
    Molecular Biology Program Director
    Division of Neuroscience & Basic Behavioral Science
    National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) 
     
  • Laurie S. Nadler, Ph.D.
    Chief, Neuropharmacology Program
    Division of Neuroscience and Basic Behavioral Science
    National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) 
     
  • Antonio B. Noronha, Ph.D.
    Director
    Division of Neuroscience & Behavior
    National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) 
     
  • John Ohab, Ph.D.
    Chief
    Communications and Public Liaison Branch
    National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) 
     
  • Ajay Pillai, Ph.D.
    IDG Project Scientist, Knowledge Management Center (KMC)
    Program Director, Computational Science
    National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) 
     
  • Karlie R. Sharma, Ph.D.
    IDG Project Scientist, Resource Dissemination and Outreach Center (RDOC)
    Scientific Program Manager
    National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS)
     
  • Veerasamy Ravichandran, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Division of Biomedical Technology, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology
    National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
     
  • Matthew T. Reilly, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Division of Neuroscience & Behavior
    National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) 
     
  • Corinne Silva, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Intracellular Signalling 
    National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK
     
  • G. Sitta Sittampalam, Ph.D.
    IDG Pharma Outreach Coordinator
    Senior Advisor to the Director
    National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS)
     
  • Geoff Spencer
    Public Affairs Specialist
    Office of Policy, Communications and Education
    National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS)
     
  • Chiiko Stanfield, Ph.D.
    Health Scientist Administrator
    Molecular, Cellular, & Genomic Neuroscience Research Branch
    National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) 
     
  • Margaret Sutherland, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Neurodegeneration Cluster 
    National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) 
     
  • Katerina Tsilou, M.D.
    Program Officer
    Obstetric and Pediatric Pharmacology Branch
    National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) 
     
  • Yong Yao, Ph.D.
    Scientific Review Administrator
    NIH Roadmap Molecular Libraries and Imaging
    Division of Extramural Activities
    National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) 
     
  • Xin (Jean) Yuan, Ph.D
    Portfolio Analyst
    Office of Portfolio Analysis
    Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives 
    Office of the Director
    National Institutes of Health (NIH) 
     
  • Jean C. Zenklusen, M.S., Ph.D.
    Scientific Program Director
    Office of Cancer Genomics
    National Cancer Institute (NCI)

This page last reviewed on May 26, 2017