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Office of Research Infrastructure Programs

Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives
Office of the Director
National Institutes of Health
One Democracy Plaza, Suite 902
6701 Democracy Boulevard, MSC 4877
Bethesda, Maryland 20892-4874 (20817 for express mail)
Phone: 301-435-0744, Fax: 301-480-3819

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Immediate Office of the Director
Name Title Email Phone
Franziska Grieder, DVM, Ph.D. Director 301-435-0744
Michael Chang, Ph.D. Deputy Director 301-435-0744
Chris Bohince Extramural Support Assistant 301-451-7845
Cecilia Fox Executive Assistant 301-435-0959
Adrian Green, M.H.A. Program Analyst 301-594-6082
Joseph Miree Administrative Officer 301-451-3207
Desirée von Kollmar Health Science Policy Analyst 301-435-0045
Division of Comparative Medicine
Name Title Scientific Expertise Programs Email Phone
Stephanie Murphy, V.M.D., Ph.D. Director Neuroscience, comparative medicine Human Tissue and Organ Research Resource (HTORR) 301-435-0744
Bettina Buhring, Ph.D. Health Scientist Administrator Neuroscience, cognition, electrophysiology National Primate Research Centers (NPRCs) 301-435-0744
Susan Chandran Program Analyst 301-496-3835
Miguel Contreras, Ph.D. Health Scientist Administrator Neuroscience, biochemistry (peroxisomal metabolism and disorders) Vertebrate resources (aquatic, swine, venomous snakes), small business opportunities 301-594-9410
Oleg Mirochnitchenko, Ph.D. Health Scientist Administrator Biochemistry, animal disease models, molecular virology Rodent disease models and resources, Knockout Mouse Phenotyping Program (KOMP2), stem cell/regenerative medicine programs, Centers for Precision Disease Modeling, Somatic Cell Genome Editing (SCGE) centers, primary contact for P40 applications 301-435-0748
Ritesh Tandon, Ph.D. Health Scientist Administrator Veterinary medicine, animal models, microbiology, virology Specialized research training in animal models and related resources 301-594-5304
Biao Tian, Ph.D. Health Scientist Administrator Systems neuroscience, behavioral physiology U42 specific-pathogen-free (SPF) macaque colonies, HIV/AIDS Scholars programs, Nonhuman Primate Reagent Resource (NHPRR) 301-594-5367
Sige Zou, Ph.D. Health Scientist Administrator Genetics, molecular biology Invertebrates; genetic, biological, and information resources; genetics and genomics of animal models; primary contact for R21 and R24 applications and HIV-related research 301-435-0749
Division of Construction and Instruments
Name Title Email Phone
Xiang-Ning Li, Ph.D. Director 301-435-0766
Monika Aggarwal, Ph.D. Health Scientist Administrator 301-435-0783
Yong Chen, Ph.D. Health Scientist Administrator 301-594-1187
Henrike Nelson Program Analyst 301-435-0815
Small Business
Name Title Email Phone
Miguel Contreras, Ph.D. Program Manager 301-594-9410