NIGMS Human Genetic Cell Repository Scientific Advisory Committee

Gonçalo Rocha Abecasis, PhD     
University of Michigan   
     Chair, Department of Biostatistics - School of Public Health
     Felix E. Moore Collegiate Professor of Biostatistics, Center for Statistical Genetics
Amanda Bergner, MS
Columbia University
       Associate Professor of Genetics and Development
       Director, Genetic Counseling Graduate Program

Maria P Bettinotti, PhD, D(ABHI), FACMG 
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
     Director, Immunogenetics Laboratory

Laura Conlin, PhD, FACMG    
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania 
     Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Sandra J. Engle, PhD   
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc.    
      Associate Director Human Cell Biology

Madhuri Hegde, PhD, FACMG   
Emory University School of Medicine 
     Executive Director, Emory Genetics Laboratory  
     Professor, Department of Human Genetics and Department of Pediatrics

Generosa Grana, MD, FACP
MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper
     Director
Cooper Medical School of Rowan University
     Professor of Medicine
Lisa Kalman, PhD   
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
OPHSS/CSELS/DLPSS, Laboratory Research and Evaluation Branch 
     Health Scientist

Amel Karaa, MD
Harvard Medical School
     Director, Mitochondrial Disease Program
     Director, Lysosomal Storage Disease Program
Genetics Unit Administrative Office

Debra J.H. Mathews, PhD, MA
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine 
     Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics 
Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics 
     Assistant Director for Science Programs

Charmaine D. M. Royale, PhD
Duke University
     Associate Professor, African & African American Studies, Biology, and Community & Family Medicine
     Director, Center on Genomics, Race, Identity, Difference (GRID)

Andrew J. Sharp, PhD
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai 
     Associate Professor, Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences 
Evan Y. Snyder, MD, PhD, FAAP    
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute
     Director and Professor, Center for Stem Cells & Regenerative Medicine
     Director, Stem Cell Research Center
University of California, San Diego
     Faculty Physician, Department of Pediatrics
     Faculty, Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program
Southern California Stem Cell Consortium
     Scientific Steering Committee
Sanford Children's Health Research Center
     Associate Member