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DCEG Staff Are Honored with NIH Director's Awards

July 2013 - Linkage Newsletter

At the NIH Director’s Award Ceremony in June, several DCEG staff members were honored for their contributions to trans-NIH activities. Kishor Bhatia, Ph.D., Director of the AIDS Malignancy Program within the NCI Office of HIV and AIDS Malignancy and adjunct investigator in the Infections and Immunoepidemiology Branch (IIB), Marianne K. Henderson, M.S., Chief of the Office of Division Operations and Analysis, and Philip R. Taylor, M.D., Sc.D., senior investigator in the Genetic Epidemiology Branch, received awards in recognition of their extraordinary efforts in creating an innovative program to foster U.S.-China biomedical research cooperation. Stephen J. Chanock, M.D., Chief of DCEG’s Laboratory of Translational Genomics and Director of the NCI Cancer Genomics Research Laboratory, and Margaret A. Tucker, M.D., Acting Director of DCEG and Director of the Human Genetics Program, received NIH Director’s Awards for their exceptional dedication in coordinating and overseeing the NIH Policy for Sharing of Data Obtained in NIH Supported or Conducted Genome-wide Association Studies.

The NIH Director’s Award recognizes employees who have exhibited superior performance or exerted special efforts significantly beyond regular duty requirements that were directly related to fulfilling the NIH mission.

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