NIH Working Group

The Epigenomics program has transitioned from Common Fund support. The Working Group member list reflects the membership at the end of this program. For more information, please visit https://commonfund.nih.gov/epigenomics.

Co-Chairs:

  • James Battey, Jr., M.D., Ph.D.
    Director
    National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)
     
  • Linda S. Birnbaum, Ph.D., D.A.B.T., A.T.S.
    Director
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
     
  • Nora Volkow, M.D.
    Director
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

Working Group Coordinators: 

  • Pat Mastin, Ph.D.
    Chief
    Cellular, Organ and Systems Pathobiology Branch
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
     
  • John Satterlee, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

Common Fund Program Leader:

  • Ananda Roy, 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)

Project Team Leaders: 

  • Olivier Blondel, Ph.D.
    Director,
    Endocrine Systems Biology Program
    National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
     
  • Lisa Chadwick, Ph.D.
    Program Administrator
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
     
  • Kimberly McAllister, Ph.D.
    Program Administrator
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
     
  • Joni Rutter, Ph.D.
    Associate Director for Population and Applied Genetics
    Division of Basic Neurosciences and Behavioral Research
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
     
  • Philip Smith, Ph.D.
    Deputy Director
    Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolic Diseases
    National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
     
  • Frederick Tyson, Ph.D.
    Program Administrator
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

Members: 

  • Kristin Abraham, Ph.D.
    Senior Advisor
    Model Systems and Resources
    National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
     
  • Grace Ault, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    National Cancer Institute (NCI)
     
  • Jill Beaver, Ph.D.
    Health Scientist
    Office of Strategic Coordination
    Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives
    Office of the Director
    National Institutes of Health (NIH)
     
  • Andrea Beckel-Mitchener, Ph.D.
    Chief
    Functional Neurogenomics Program
    National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
     
  • Anthony Carter, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
     
  • Tony Casco
    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)
     
  • Mark Caulder, M.S., M.P.H.
    Health Program Specialist
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
     
  • Hemin Chin, Ph.D.
    Director
    Ocular Genetics Program
    National Eye Institute (NEI)
     
  • Gwen Collman, Ph.D.
    Chief
    Susceptibility and Population Health Branch
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
     
  • Christine Colvis, Ph.D.
    Program Officer
    National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS)
     
  • Jennifer Couch, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    National Cancer Institute (NCI)
     
  • Genevieve deAlmeida-Morris, Ph.D., M.P.H.
    Program Analyst
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
     
  • Christie Drew, Ph.D.
    Health Scientist Administrator
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
     
  • Johanna Dwyer, Ph.D.
    Senior Nutrition Scientist 
    Office of Dietary Supplements
    Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives 
    Office of the Director
    National Institutes of Health (NIH)
     
  • Jessica Faupel-Badger, Ph.D., MPH
    Associate Director 
    Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program
    National Cancer Institute (NCI)
     
  • Elise Feingold, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Genome Analysis
    National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
     
  • Lisa Freund, Ph.D.
    Branch Chief
    Child Development and Behavior Branch
    National Institute of Child Health & Human Development (NICHD)
     
  • Michelle Freund, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
     
  • Weiniu Gan, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
     
  • Peter Good, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    Genomic Informatics
    National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
     
  • Astrid Haugen
    Program Analyst
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
     
  • Jerry Heindel, Ph.D.
    Health Scientist Administrator
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
     
  • Laurie Johnson
    Budget Officer
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
     
  • Donna Jones
    Budget Officer
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
     
  • Thomas Lehner, Ph.D., M.P.H.
    Chief
    Genomics Research Branch 
    Associate Director, Division of Neuroscience and Basic Behavioral Science
    National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
     
  • Roger Little, Ph.D.
    Deputy Director
    Division of Basic Neurosciences and Behavioral Research
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
     
  • Guoying Liu, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)
     
  • Conrad Mallia, Ph.D.
    Program Officer
    National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
     
  • Anna McCormick, Ph.D.
    Chief
    Genetics and Cell Biology Branch
    ​National Institute on Aging (NIA)
     
  • Nasrin Nabavi, Ph.D.
    Program Officer
    National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
     
  • Srikanth Nadadur, Ph.D.
    Health Science Administrator
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
     
  • Paul Okano, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    National Cancer Institute (NCI)
     
  • Susan E. Old, Ph.D.
    Acting Deputy Director
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
     
  • Michael Pazin, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    ENCODE and modENCODE Projects
    National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
     
  • Suzana Petanceska, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    National Institute on Aging (NIA)
     
  • Kristi Pettibone, Ph.D.
    Health Scientist Administrator
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
     
  • Roderic Pettigrew, M.D., Ph.D.
    Director
    National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) 
     
  • Jonathan Pollock, Ph.D.
    Chief
    Genetics and Molecular Neurobiology Research Branch
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
     
  • Carol Pontzer, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)
     
  • Dena Procaccini, M.A.
    Scientific Program Analyst
    National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
     
  • Robert Riddle, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
     
  • Sharon Ross, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    National Cancer Institute (NCI)
     
  • William Sharrock, Ph.D.
    Director, Bone Biology Program 
    National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)
     
  • David Shurtleff, Ph.D.
    Deputy Director
    National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)
     
  • Pothur Srinivas, Ph.D.
    Health Science Administrator
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
     
  • Randall Stewart, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
     
  • Susan Taymans, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    National Institute of Child Health & Human Development (NICHD)
     
  • Mukesh Verma, Ph.D.
    Acting Branch Chief
    Host Susceptibility Factors Branch and Methods and Technologies Branch
    National Cancer Institute (NCI)
     
  • Aleksandra Vicentic, Ph.D.
    Chief
    Circadian Rhythms, Sleep and Regulation of Behavior Program
    National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
     
  • Julie Wallace, Ph.D. 
    Health Science Policy Analyst
    National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
     
  • Bracie Watson, Ph.D.
    Program Director
    National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)
     
  • Leroy Worth, Ph.D.
    Scientific Review Administrator
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
     
  • Ashley Xia, M.D., Ph.D.
    Program Officer
    National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

This page last reviewed on October 12, 2018