Working Group Members

Co-Chairs:

  • Denis B. Buxton, Ph.D.
    Associate Director for Basic and Early Translational Research
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
     
  • Carolyn M. Hutter, Ph.D.
    Acting Director, Division of Genome Sciences
    National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)

Working Group Coordinators: 

  • Albert Lee, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
     
  • Ajay Pillai, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Computational Science
    National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)

Common Fund Program Leader:

  • Leslie K. Derr, 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: 

  • Alicia Adams
    Operations Team Program Analyst
    Office of Strategic Coordination
    Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives
    Office of the Director
    National Institutes of Health (NIH)
     
  • Arthur L. Castle, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Metabolomics and Informatics
    National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
     
  • Faye H. Chen, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Rare Diseases and Integrated Physiology of Bone Program
    National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)
     
  • Hemin Chin, Ph.D.
    Associate Director for Ophthalmic Genetics
    Office of Director
    National Eye Institute (NEI)
     
  • Michelle Cohen
    Scientific Program Analyst
    National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
     
  • Christine Colvis, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Drug Development Partnership Programs
    National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS)
     
  • Jennifer Couch, Ph.D.
    Chief
    Structural Biology and Molecular Applications Branch
    Division of Cancer Biology
    National Cancer Institute (NCI)
     
  • Adam Felsenfeld, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Structural Biology and Molecular Applications Branch
    Division of Genome Sciences
    National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
     
  • Nancy Freeman, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)
     
  • Weiniu Gan, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Genetics, Genomics, and Advanced Technologies
    Division of Lung Diseases
    National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
     
  • Tina Gatlin, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Division of Genome Sciences
    National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
     
  • Heather Henry, Ph.D.
    Health Scientist Administrator
    Superfund Research Program
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
     
  • Wendy Knosp, Ph.D.
    Health Science Policy Analyst
    Office of Strategic Coordination
    Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives
    Office of the Director
    National Institutes of Health (NIH)
     
  • Ronald Kohanski, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    National Institute on Aging (NIA)
     
  • Timothy LaVaute, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
     
  • Jerry Li, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    National Cancer Institute (NCI)
     
  • A. Roger Little, Ph.D.
    Deputy Director
    Division of Basic Neuroscience and Behavioral Research
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
     
  • James Luo, Ph.D.
    Program Officer
    Advanced Technologies and Surgery Branch
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
     
  • Pankaj Qasba, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
     
  • Robert Riddle, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Neurogenetics Cluster
    National Institute on Neurological Diseases and Stroke (NINDS)
     
  • Karlie Sharma, Ph.D.
    Program Officer
    National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS)
     
  • Daniel Shaughnessy, Ph.D.
    Health Scientist Administrator
    Division of Extramural Research and Training
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
     
  • Lillian Shum, Ph.D.
    Director
    Division of Extramural Research
    National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)
     
  • Phil Smith, Ph.D.
    Deputy Director
    Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolic Diseases
    National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
     
  • Roger Sorensen, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
     
  • Pothur Srinivas, Ph.D.
    Health Science Administrator
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
     
  • Danilo Tagle, Ph.D.
    Associate Director for Special Programs
    National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS)
     
  • Bradley Wise, Ph.D.
    Chief
    Neurobiology of Aging Branch
    National Institute on Aging (NIA)
     

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