Stephen Sherry, PhD, Selected as Acting Director, National Center for Biotechnology Information, National Library of Medicine

April 29, 2020

Stephen Sherry

Countrywide Library of Drugs Director, Patricia Flatley Brennan, RN, PhD, has named Stephen Sherry, PhD, as Performing Director, Countrywide Heart for Biotechnology Data (NCBI) at the Countrywide Library of Drugs (NLM) effective March 31, 2020.

As Performing Director of NCBI, Dr. Sherry oversees a huge suite of on the web means for organic facts and info, together with the GenBank® nucleic acid sequence databases and the PubMed databases of citations and abstracts for revealed lifetime science journals. He is also liable for developing and functioning all NCBI creation products and services, with system regions spanning literature, sequences, chemistry, clinical exploration, and health care genetics.

Dr. Sherry also sales opportunities an NLM system to migrate NCBI’s biggest useful resource, the Sequence Read Archive, into the cloud with the transfer and administration of petabyte-scale sequence info on two professional cloud platforms. He conducts exploration on the architecture of populace genetic facts to assure human genetic facts devices are the two beneficial to researchers and respectful to the privacy of review contributors.

“We are privileged to have Dr. Sherry in this job as he brings a prosperity of knowledge and practical experience to assure that NLM carries on to offer the scientific community with important bioinformatics resources and products and services,” stated NLM Director, Patricia Flatley Brennan, RN, PhD.

Dr. Sherry acquired his Ph.D. in Anthropology at the Pennsylvania Condition College in 1996, and put up-doc at the Louisiana Condition College Medical Heart prior to becoming a member of NLM in 1998.

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