CCI Professor Selected by NIH to Serve as a Member of the Biodata Management and Analysis Study Section

Date Published: 
Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Associate Professor, Ann Loraine, Ph.D., with the College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) Department of Bioinformatics and Genomics, has been invited to serve as a member of the Biodata Management and Analysis Study Section, Center for Scientific Review with the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Over the next four years, Dr. Loraine will participate in assuring the quality of the NIH peer review process. Dr. Loraine was selected to be part of the study section based on her demonstrated competence and achievement in her scientific discipline as evidenced by the quality of her research accomplishments, publications and other significant scientific activities. Service on a study section requires mature judgment and objectivity, as well as the ability to work effectively in a group, all qualities that Dr. Loraine will bring to this important task. 

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