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Division Staff Contacts

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To request more information or provide comments about NIGMS biomedical technology, bioinformatics or computational biology programs, please contact the program staff below or call 301-451-6446.

Paul Brazhnik, Ph.D.Paul Brazhnik, Ph.D.
Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Branch
Branch Chief
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Dr. Brazhnik oversees grants in the areas of computational modeling, mathematical and systems biology, and biostatistics.

Susan Gregurick, Ph.D.Susan Gregurick, Ph.D.
Division Director
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Dr. Gregurick oversees the division's research programs in biomedical technology, bioinformatics and computational biology.

Dmitriy Krepkiy, Ph.D.Dmitriy Krepkiy, Ph.D.
Biomedical Technology Branch
Program Director
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Dr. Krepkiy manages biomedical technology research resources and other technology development grants in spectroscopy, structural biology and computational biology.

Peter Lyster, Ph.D.Peter Lyster, Ph.D.
Biophysics Branch
Program Director
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Dr. Lyster is currently on detail with the Networking and Information Technology Research and Development Program.

Peter Preusch, Ph.D.Peter Preusch, Ph.D.
Biophysics Branch
Branch Chief
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Dr. Preusch oversees grants in the areas of the biophysical properties of nucleic acids, nucleic-acid protein complexes and theoretical studies of protein-ligand interactions.

Veerasamy "Ravi" Ravichandran, Ph.D.Veerasamy "Ravi" Ravichandran, Ph.D.
Bioinformatics and Computational Biosciences Branch
Program Director
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Dr. Ravichandran manages biomedical technology research resources and research and training grants in bioinformatics.

Haluk Resat, Ph.D.Haluk Resat, Ph.D.
Bioinformatics and Computational Biosciences Branch
Program Director
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Dr. Resat oversees grants in computational biology, bioinformatics, systems biology, modeling of cellular (signaling, gene regulatory, metabolic) networks, multiscale models and mathematical biology.

Michael Sakalian, Ph.D.Michael Sakalian, Ph.D.
Biophysics Branch
Program Director
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Dr. Sakalian oversees grants in the areas of cell and structural biology of the viral lifecycle as well as in structure-based drug design related to AIDS.

Paul Sammak, Ph.D.Paul Sammak, Ph.D.
Biomedical Technology Branch
Program Director
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Dr. Sammak manages biomedical technology research resources, technology development grants, and grants that develop cellular imaging technologies.

Ward Smith, Ph.D.Ward Smith, Ph.D.
Biomedical Technology Branch
Branch Chief
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Dr. Smith oversees grants in the area of the biophysical properties of proteins and advises on grants and activities related to structural biology.

Janna Wehrle, Ph.D.Janna Wehrle, Ph.D.
Biophysics Branch
Program Director
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Dr. Wehrle oversees grants in the areas of protein folding, association and aggregation, as well as in the nuclear magnetic resonance of macromolecules.

Mary Ann Wu, Ph.D.Mary Ann Wu, Ph.D.
Biomedical Technology Branch
Program Director
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Dr. Wu manages biomedical technology research resources and technology development grants related to structural biology.


This page last reviewed on January 29, 2018