Working Group Members

Contact us: HUBMAP@mail.nih.gov

Co-Chairs:

  • Gary Gibbons, M.D.
    Director
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

     
  • Jill Heemskerk, Ph.D.
    Acting Director
    National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)

     
  • Robert Star, M.D.
    Director
    Division of Kidney, Urologic, and Hematologic Diseases
    National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

Common Fund Program Leader: 

  • Richard Conroy. Ph.D., M.B.A.
    Program Leader
    Office of Strategic Coordination
    Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives

    Office of the Director (OD), National Institutes of Health

Initiative Leaders: 

Initiative 1. Technology Development

  • Pothur Srinivas, Ph.D.
    Program Officer
    Division of Cardiovascular Sciences
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

     
  • Ananda Roy, Ph.D.
    Program Leader
    Office of Strategic Coordination
    Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives
    Office of the Director (OD), National Institutes of Health

Initiative 2. Human Tissue Mapping

  • Zorina Galis, Ph.D.
    Branch Chief
    Vascular Biology and Hypertension
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

     
  • Richard Conroy, Ph.D., M.B.A.
    Program Leader
    Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives
    Office of the Director (OD), National Institutes of Health

Initiative 3. Data Coordination and Integration; Initiative 4. Data Analysis

  • Ajay Pillai, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Computational Science
    National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)

     
  • Zorina Galis, Ph.D.
    Branch Chief
    Vascular Biology and Hypertension
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

     

Additional NIH Office of Strategic Coordination Representation:

  • Tony Casco
    Program Analyst (Operations)
    Office of Strategic Coordination
    Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives

    Office of the Director (OD), National Institutes of Health

Members:

  • David Balasundaram, Ph.D.
    Scientific Review Officer
    Division of Basic and Integrative Biological Sciences
    Center for Scientific Review (CSR)

     
  • Andrea Beckel-Mitchener, Ph.D.
    Acting Director

    Office for Research on Disparities and Global Mental Health
    National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
     
  • Francesca Bosetti, Pharm. D., Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Neural Environment Cluster Group
    National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)

     
  • Katarzyna Bourcier, Ph.D.
    Program Officer
    Autoimmune & Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases Section
    National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

     
  • Marishka Brown, Ph.D.
    Program Director, Sleep Disorders
    National Center on Sleep Disorders, Research Division of Lung Diseases
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

     
  • Robert Carter, M.D.
    Deputy Director
    National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)

     
  • Marc Charette, Ph.D.
    Program Officer
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

     
  • Jennifer Couch, Ph.D.
    Chief
    Structural Biology and Molecular Applications Branch
    Division of Cancer Biology
    National Cancer Institute (NCI)

     
  • Sarah Dunsmore, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Division of Pharmacology, Physiology, and Biological Chemistry
    National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)

     
  • Dan A. Gilchrist, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Computational Genomics and Data Science
    Division of Genome Sciences
    National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
     
  • Joseph G. Gindhart, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Division of Genetics and Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology
    National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)

     
  • Patricia Greenwel, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition
    National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

     
  • Deborah Hoshizaki, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Division of Kidney, Urologic, and Hematologic Diseases
    National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

     
  • Lucy Hsu
    Program Officer
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

     
  • Shannon Hughes, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Division of Cancer Biology, Physical Sciences-Oncology
    National Cancer Institute (NCI)

     
  • Rosemarie Hunziker, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)

     
  • Cashell Jaquish, Ph.D.
    Program Officer
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

     
  • Eric Johnson Chavarria, Ph.D.
    AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow
    National Cancer Institute (NCI)

     
  • Halonna Kelly, Ph.D.
    Scientific Program Analyst
    Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Transplantation
    National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

     
  • J. Randy Knowlton, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Division of Cancer Biology
    Structural Biology and Molecular Applications Branch
    National Cancer Institute (NCI)

     
  • Lillian S. Kuo, Ph.D.
    Program Officer
    Division of AIDS
    National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

     
  • Timothy LaVaute, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)

     
  • Jerry Li, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Structural Biology and Molecular Applications Branch
    National Cancer Institute (NCI)

     
  • Sara Lin, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Lung Biology and Disease Branch 
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

     
  • Su-Yau Mao, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Arthritis Biology Program
    National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)

     
  • Philipp Oberdoerffer, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    National Cancer Institute (NCI)

     
  • Margaret Ochocinska, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Translational Blood Science and Resources Branch
    Division of Blood Diseases and Resources
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

     
  • Aaron Pawlyk, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolic Diseases
    National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

     
  • Krystyna Rys-Sikora, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Division of Kidney, Urologic, and Hematologic Diseases
    National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

     
  • John Satterlee, Ph.D.
    DNB Coordinator for Trans-NIH Programs and Activities
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
     
  • Salvatore Sechi, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolic Diseases
    National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

     
  • Kentner Singleton, Ph.D.
    Program Officer
    Basic Immunology Branch
    National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

     
  • Reiko Toyama, Ph.D.
    Health Scientist Administrator
    Developmental Biology and Structural Variation Branch
    National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)

     
  • José M. Velázquez, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Cell Biology Program
    Division of Aging Biology
    National Institute on Aging (NIA)

     
  • Dan Xi, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    National Cancer Institute (NCI)

     
  • Yong Yao, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Division of Neuroscience and Basic Behavioral Science
    National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

 

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