Eric D. Green
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Eric D. Green (born 1959) is the director of the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI). Prior to this appointment, he was the Scientific Director of NHGRI, a position he has held since 2002. In addition, he serves as chief of the NHGRI Genome Technology Branch (since 1996) and director of the NIH Intramural Sequencing Center (NISC) (since 1997).
Green received a BS in bacteriology from the University of Wisconsin at Madison in 1981 and both a Ph.D. in cell biology and an M.D. in 1987 from Washington University in St. Louis. From 1987 to 1992, he was a resident in laboratory medicine in the departments of pathology and internal medicine at the Washington University School of Medicine, serving as chief resident in laboratory medicine from 1990 to 1992.
In 1992, Green was appointed assistant professor of pathology, genetics, and internal medicine at the Washington University School of Medicine, as well as a co-investigator in the Human Genome Center at Washington University.
Green was recruited to join the newly formed NHGRI Division of Intramural Research in 1994. Two years later, he earned tenure at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), rising to the rank of a senior investigator; that same year, he was also appointed chief of the Genome Technology Branch.
- "Director Eric D. Green, M.D., Ph.D.". National Human Genome Research Institute. 14 June 2011. Retrieved 26 June 2011.