NIH Working Group

Co-Chairs:

  • Jon Lorsch, Ph.D.
    Director
    National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
     
  • Paul Sieving, M.D., Ph.D.
    Director
    National Eye Institute (NEI)

Working Group Coordinators: 

  • Houmam Araj, Ph.D.
    Director of Lens and Cataract Program
    National Eye Institute (NEI)
     
  • Jim Deatherage, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Cell Biology Branch
    National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
     
  • Mary Ann Wu, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Biomedical Technology Branch
    National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)

Members: 

  • Nuria Assa-Munt, Ph.D.
    Scientific Review Officer
    Division of Basic and Integrative Biological Sciences
    Center for Scientific Review (CSR)
  • Denis B. Buxton, Ph.D.
    Associate Director for Basic and Early Translational Research
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
     
  • Preethi Chander, Ph.D.
    Acting Director
    Salivary Biology and Immunology Program
    National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)
     
  • Jue Chen, Ph.D.
    AIDS Program Cardiovascular Team Leader
    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)
     
  • Paula Flicker, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Biophysics Branch
    National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
     
  • Dan Gallahan, Ph.D.
    Deputy Director
    Division of Cancer Biology
    National Cancer Institute (NCI)
     
  • Susan Gregurick, Ph.D.
    Division Director
    Division of Biomedical Technology, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
    National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
     
  • Raymond Jacobson, Ph.D.
    IRG Chief
    Biological Chemistry and Macromolecular Biophysics
    Division of Basic and Integrative Biological Sciences
    Center for Scientific Review (CSR)
     
  • Malgorzata M. Klosek, Ph.D.
    Director, Division of Construction and Instruments
    Office of Research Infrastructure Programs
    Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives
    Office of the Director (OD)
     
  • Randy Knowlton, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Structural Biology and Molecular Applications Branch
    National Cancer Institute (NCI)
     
  • James Luo, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Advanced Technologies & Surgery Branch
    National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
     
  • Andrew Miklos, Ph.D.
    Program Analyst
    Program Planning, Analysis and Evaluation
    National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
     
  • Rao Rapaka, Ph.D
    Branch Chief
    Chemistry and Pharmacology Branch
    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)
     
  • Belinda Seto, Ph.D.
    Deputy Director
    National Eye Institute (NEI)
     
  • Vonda Smith, Ph.D.
    Scientific Review Officer
    Division of Basic and Integrative Biological Sciences
    Center for Scientific Review (CSR)
     
  • Margaret Sutherland, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Neurodegeneration Cluster
    National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
     
  • Bernadette Tyree, Ph.D.
    Director
    Cartilage and Connective Tissue Program
    National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)
     
  • Jason Wan, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Mineralized Tissue Physiology Program
    National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)
     
  • Ronald Warren, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Molecular, Cellular & Systems Blood Science Branch
    National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
     
  • Alison Yao, Ph.D.
    Office of Genomics & Advanced Technologies
    National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
     

NIH Office of Strategic Coordination Representation:

  • Ravi Basavappa, 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)
     
  • Becky Miller, 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)
     
  • Ellie Murcia, M.Ed.
    Program Specialist
    Office of Strategic Coordination
    Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives
    Office of the Director
    National Institutes of Health (NIH)
     

This page last reviewed on August 3, 2017