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Applications are now open. The application deadline is 21 January 2022

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Alireza Haghighi, M.D., L.L.B., D.Phil., FACMG

Director, International Center for Genetic Disease, Harvard Medical School
Director and Principal Investigator, Bahrain National Genome Program at Harvard
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

BOARD

Richard Maas, M.D., Ph.D.

Chief, Division of Genetics, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Shamil Sunyaev, Ph.D.

Professor of Biomedical Informatics, Harvard Medical School
Professor of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

David Sweetser, M.D., Ph.D.

Chief, Division of Genetics, Massachusetts General Hospital
Co-Director Pitt Hopkins Syndrome Clinic, MGH
MGH Site Director, Undiagnosed Diseases Network
Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Louise E. Wilkins-Haug, M.D., Ph.D.

Division Director, Maternal Fetal Medicine and Reproductive Genetics, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Clinical Lead, Maternal Fetal Care Center, Boston Children’s Hospital
Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Harvard Medical School

George Church, Ph.D.

Director, NHGRI Center for Excellence in Genomic Science
Robert Winthrop Professor of Genetics, Harvard Medical School
Professor of Health Sciences and Technology, Harvard and MIT
Founding Core Faculty and Lead, Wyss Institute, Harvard University

Anthony Philippakis, M.D., Ph.D.

Chief Data Officer, Institute Scientist
Co-Director, Eric and Wendy Schmidt Center
Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

SCIENTIFIC TEAM

Sami Samir Amr, Ph.D.

Director, Translational Genomics Core, MGB Personalized Medicine
Assistant Professor of Pathology
Harvard Medical School

Jun Shen, Ph.D., FACMG

Geneticist
Brigham and Women's Hospital

Amirreza Haghighi, M.D., M.Sc.

Lecturer on Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Director of Research, International Center for Genetic Disease
Senior Scientist, Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Harvard Medical School

Aiko Otsubo, Ph.D.

Laboratory Geneticist

Lauren Briere, M.S., CGC

Clinical Coordinator, Undiagnosed Diseases Network
Genetic Counselor
Massachusetts General Hospital

PROGRAM MANAGERS

Yvonne I. Chekaluk, M.Sc., (MB)ASCP, PMP

Senior Program Manager, International Center for Genetic Disease
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Harvard Medical School

Nada Ahmed Ebrahim, B.Sc

Director of the Projects Directorate
The Prime Minister's Office, Bahrain

BAHRAIN MINISTRY OF HEALTH

Amani Al-Hajeri, M.D., CABFM, IBFM, M.Sc. MG

Director, National Genome Center
Ministry of Health, Kingdom of Bahrain
Consultant Clinical Geneticist
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, Al Jawhara Centre, Arabian Gulf University
Head of The Genetic Department, Salmaniya Medical Complex

Jameela Al Salman, M.D.

Associate Professor of Medicine, Arabian Gulf University
Chief of Medical Staff for Medical Departments in Salmaniya Medical Complex
Chairperson of the hereditary blood diseases, Salmaniya Medical Complex
Senior Consultant in Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine, and Geriatric Medicine

Amjad Ghanem Zaed Mohamed, M.Sc.

Chief, Reference Public Health Laboratories
Chief, National Influenza Center, Public Health Directorate
Ministry of Health, Kingdom of Bahrain