Dr. Jane Peterson
Senior Advisor National Human Genome Research Institute
Jane Peterson, Ph.D., is an associate director of the Division of Extramural Research at the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI). Dr. Peterson plays an important role in the administration of NHGRI extramural activities and is involved in NHGRI’s sequencing program, the Cancer Genome Atlas project and the Knockout Mouse Project. She coordinates the Human Microbiome Program.
Dr. Peterson earned her Ph.D. in molecular, cellular and developmental biology from the University of Colorado.