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2016 National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) Awards


Scientific/Medical Group Awards

NIH Clinical Center Genomics Opportunity (CCGO) Program Team

For developing the trans-NIH Clinical Center Genomics Opportunity (CCGO) program, which establishes the first NIH Clinical Center genomic test with CLIA-compliant exome sequencing.

  • Benjamin Berkman, NHGRI
  • Barbara Biesecker, NHGRI
  • Leslie Biesecker, NHGRI
  • Gerard Bouffard, NHGRI
  • Nancy Hansen, NHGRI
  • Sara Hull, NHGRI
  • Jennifer Johnston, NHGRI
  • Teri Manolio, NHGRI
  • Jon Mckeeby, CC
  • James Mullikin, NHGRI
  • Julie Sapp, NHGRI
  • James Thomas, NHGRI
  • Pamela Thomas, NHGRI
  • Meghana Vemulapalli, NHGRI
  • Alice Young, NHGRI


Administrative Individual Awards

For exceptional performance as Director of NHGRI's Bioethics Core and Chair of NHGRI IRB, and a role model for the entire NIH Intramural Research Program.

  • Sara Hull, NHGRI


Technical/Clerical/Support Individual Awards

For extraordinary initiative in meeting needs to ensure the smooth operation of the National Human Genome Research Institute labs in Building 50.

  • Allen Chesley, NHGRI

Recognition Across NIH

The following individuals are recognized as part of a group hosted by another IC.


  • Adam L. Felsenfeld, NHGRI
  • Lu Wang, NHGRI


  • Nicole Lockhart, NHGRI
  • Casey Martin, NHGRI
  • Jeffery Struewing, NHGRI
  • Simona Volpi, NHGRI


  • Ronit Abramson, NHGRI
  • Susan Vasquez, NHGRI