Francis Collins became Director of the NIH in August. Eric Green has now accepted Francis’s previous position of Director of the NIH National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI). That means Eric’s position, Scientific Director of the intramural NHGRI research program, is now open. A search committee is forming, and I’m on it. Eric has started to canvass the community for interested candidates, and ads will soon start appearing. There is a tight timeline – Eric expects to interview for the position in March. Whom should NHGRI be considering as candidates?
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