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Center Staff Contacts

We welcome your questions and comments.

To request more information or provide comments about NIGMS capacity-building programs, please contact the program staff below or call 301-435-0765.



L. Tony Beck, Ph.D.L. Tony Beck, Ph.D.
Program Director
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Dr. Beck manages the Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) Link to external Web site program, the Serious STEM Interactive Digital Media SBIR and the NIH Curriculum Supplement Series Link to external Web site.


Hongwei Gao, M.D., Ph.D.Hongwei Gao, M.D., Ph.D.
Program Director
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Dr. Gao manages Institutional Development Award (IDeA) Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence and IDeA Infrastructure for Clinical and Translational Research grants.

J. Rafael Gorospé, M.D., Ph.D.J. Rafael Gorospé, M.D., Ph.D.
Medical Officer
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Dr. Gorospé manages the Institutional Development Award Infrastructure for Clinical and Translational Research (IDeA-CTR) program and the Centers for Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) Phase III initiatives.

Irina Krasnova, Ph.D.Irina Krasnova, Ph.D.
Program Director
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Dr. Krasnova manages the Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) and Support of Competitive Research grants.

Yanping Liu, M.D., Ph.D.Yanping Liu, M.D., Ph.D.
Medical Officer
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Dr. Liu oversees the Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) Phase I and Phase II grants.

W. Fred Taylor, Ph.D.W. Fred Taylor, Ph.D.
Acting Center Director
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Dr. Taylor oversees the center's capacity-building activities, including the Institutional Development Award (IDeA), Support of Competitive Research (SCORE) and Native American Research Centers for Health (NARCH) programs.



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