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Dr. Mervi Heiskanen

Center for Biomedical Informatics & Information Technology
National Cancer Institute

Mervi Heiskanen received her Ph.D. in human genetics from the University of Helsinki, Finland. Prior to joining the NCI Mervi was developing high throughput microarray based technologies as a Senior Scientist at Compugen Inc. and a Visiting Fellow at the NIH Human Genome Research Institute. At CBIIT she is the lead for the NCIP Hub collaboration tool, and caNanoLab database that supports management and sharing of nanotechnology data. She also supports the Informatics Technology of Cancer Research (ITCR) Program, a trans-NCI program developing informatics technologies to support basic and translational cancer research.