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

April 29, 2020

Stephen Sherry

Countrywide Library of Medicine Director, Patricia Flatley Brennan, RN, PhD, has named Stephen Sherry, PhD, as Acting Director, Countrywide Centre for Biotechnology Data (NCBI) at the Countrywide Library of Medicine (NLM) productive March 31, 2020.

As Acting Director of NCBI, Dr. Sherry oversees a significant suite of on the net assets for organic facts and info, including the GenBank® nucleic acid sequence databases and the PubMed databases of citations and abstracts for posted daily life science journals. He is also dependable for establishing and working all NCBI generation solutions, with system locations spanning literature, sequences, chemistry, clinical investigation, and professional medical genetics.

Dr. Sherry also leads an NLM system to migrate NCBI’s largest resource, the Sequence Read through Archive, into the cloud with the transfer and administration of petabyte-scale sequence info on two business cloud platforms. He conducts investigation on the architecture of populace genetic facts to make certain human genetic facts programs are each helpful to scientists and respectful to the privateness of analyze contributors.

“We are lucky to have Dr. Sherry in this role as he brings a prosperity of knowledge and encounter to make certain that NLM continues to give the scientific group with critical bioinformatics instruments and solutions,” said NLM Director, Patricia Flatley Brennan, RN, PhD.

Dr. Sherry attained his Ph.D. in Anthropology at the Pennsylvania Condition College in 1996, and publish-doc at the Louisiana Condition College Medical Centre prior to joining NLM in 1998.

The Countrywide Library of Medicine (NLM) is a leader in investigation in biomedical informatics and info science and the world’s largest biomedical library. NLM conducts and supports investigation in procedures for recording, storing, retrieving, preserving, and speaking well being facts. NLM results in assets and instruments that are applied billions of periods just about every 12 months by thousands and thousands of folks to access and assess molecular biology, biotechnology, toxicology, environmental well being, and well being solutions facts. Extra facts is obtainable at https://www.nlm.nih.gov.