April 29, 2020
Nationwide Library of Drugs Director, Patricia Flatley Brennan, RN, PhD, has named Stephen Sherry, PhD, as Performing Director, Nationwide Center for Biotechnology Info (NCBI) at the Nationwide Library of Drugs (NLM) successful March 31, 2020.
As Performing Director of NCBI, Dr. Sherry oversees a substantial suite of on-line sources for biological info and information, which includes the GenBank® nucleic acid sequence databases and the PubMed databases of citations and abstracts for printed everyday living science journals. He is also responsible for developing and functioning all NCBI manufacturing providers, with plan parts spanning literature, sequences, chemistry, medical analysis, and healthcare genetics.
Dr. Sherry also leads an NLM plan to migrate NCBI’s biggest useful resource, the Sequence Study Archive, into the cloud with the transfer and management of petabyte-scale sequence information on two business cloud platforms. He conducts analysis on the architecture of inhabitants genetic info to make certain human genetic info programs are the two useful to researchers and respectful to the privateness of examine individuals.
“We are privileged to have Dr. Sherry in this function as he provides a wealth of awareness and expertise to make certain that NLM proceeds to offer the scientific group with critical bioinformatics instruments and providers,” mentioned NLM Director, Patricia Flatley Brennan, RN, PhD.
Dr. Sherry earned his Ph.D. in Anthropology at the Pennsylvania State University in 1996, and article-doc at the Louisiana State University Clinical Center prior to joining NLM in 1998.
The Nationwide Library of Drugs (NLM) is a chief in analysis in biomedical informatics and information science and the world’s biggest biomedical library. NLM conducts and supports analysis in strategies for recording, storing, retrieving, preserving, and speaking health and fitness info. NLM results in sources and instruments that are utilized billions of times each year by millions of persons to accessibility and examine molecular biology, biotechnology, toxicology, environmental health and fitness, and health and fitness providers info. Further info is available at https://www.nlm.nih.gov.