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Our staff performs day-to-day operations for the IGI, including administrative and research support.

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Susan Abrahamson, Ph.D.

Director of Intellectual Property

Pattie Altizio

Pattie Altizio

Executive Assistant to Jennifer Doudna

Lucie Bardet

Lucie Bardet, M.S., M.B.A.

Project Manager

Melanie Leavitt Cantarutti

Melanie Leavitt Cantarutti, M.S.

Chief of Staff

Benton Cheung

Benton Cheung

Digital Communications Specialist

Jorge Dinis, Ph.D.

Project Manager

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Peter Gallagher

Senior Analyst, Principal Gifts & Strategic Initiatives

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Yulia Golubovskaya, M.S.

Financial Officer

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Hope Henderson, Ph.D.

Communications Strategist

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Ariana Hirsh

Lab Operations Building Manager

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Megan Hochstrasser, Ph.D.

Education Program Manager

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Maya Peters Kostman

Science Illustrator

Madalyn Lesman

Madalyn Lesman, M.A.

Project Manager

Erica Moehle

Erica Moehle, Ph.D.

Project Manager

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Andy Murdock, Ph.D.

Communications Director

Kristy Nordahl

Kristy Nordahl

Administrative Operations Manager

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Marta Ortega

Lab Operations Research Associate

Carolyn Sherry

Carolyn Sherry, M.B.A.

Project Manager

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Clarice de Azevedo Souza, Ph.D.

Project Manager

Lea Witkowsky

Lea Witkowsky, Ph.D.

Policy and Engagement Manager

Research

Alisha Brooke Baldwin

Alisha Brooke Baldwin

Research Associate

Myeong-Je Cho

Myeong-Je Cho, Ph.D.

Director and PI of Plant Genomics and Transformation Facility

Alison Ciling

Alison Yasemin Ciling

Research Associate

Arielle DeMarco

Arielle DeMarco, M.S.

R&D Automation Engineer

Baljeet Gill

Baljeet Gill, Ph.D.

Research Associate

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Luzminda Hilario, Ph.D.

Research Associate

Jesse Jones

Jesse Jones

Research Associate

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Netravathi Krishnappa, M.Sc.

CTG R&D Core Lead & Sequencing Specialist

Anna Leipertz

Anna Leipertz

Research Associate

Matt McElroy

Matt McElroy, Ph.D.

Supervisor & Testing Lab Operations

William Moon

William Moon

Research Associate

Korey Sop

Korey Sop

Research Associate

Hailey Stynes

Hailey Stynes

Research Associate

Iman Sylvain

Iman Sylvain, Ph.D.

Research Associate

Jaclyn Tanaka

Jaclyn Tanaka

Lab Manager

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Michelle Tjahjadi, M.S.

Associate Specialist

Linda Vo

Linda Vo, Ph.D.

Principal Investigator, Center for Translational Genomics

Gabrielle Wright

Gabrielle Wright

Research Associate

Elaine Zhang

Elaine Zhang, M.S.

Research Associate

Madeleine Zhu

Madeleine Zhu

Research Associate

Arielle Zur

Arielle Zur

Research Associate

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