Dr. Robert W. Karp : NIDDK

Dr. Robert W. Karp

NIDDK, National Institutes of Health
Building 2DEM, Room 671
6707 Democracy Blvd.
Bethesda, MD 20892
Tel: 301-451-8875
Fax: 301-480-8300
Email: karpr@mail.nih.gov

Current Position:
Director, Genetics and Genomics Programs of DDDN

Current Portfolio/Responsibilities:

Research portfolio on genetics/genomics of obesity, gastrointestinal diseases, liver and

pancreatic diseases, nutrition

Project Officer of NIDDK Inflammatory Bowel Disease Genetics Consortium (IBDGC)

Co-Project Officer of NIDDK Repositories

Scientific Advisor for Look AHEAD and NASH Clinical Research Consortium

Previous Training and Experience:

Ph.D., Biochemistry, Stanford University (1972-1978)

Postdoctoral, Genetics, University of Cambridge, UK (1978-1982)

Research Associate/Lecturer, Biological Laboratories, Harvard University (1983-1986)

Assistant Professor, Biology, SUNY/Albany, NY (1987-1988)

Associate Program Director, Eukaryotic and Prokaryotic Genetics Programs, National

Science Foundation (1988-1990)

Program Director, Genetics, NIAAA (1991-2001)

Program Director, Genetics and Genomics, NIDDK (2001-present)

Committees/ Working Groups:

NIH Human Microbiome Working Group (NIDDK Representative)

NIH Knockout Mouse Project (KOMP, NIDDK Representative)

Trans-NIH Genomics Group (NIDDK co-representative)

NIH OBSSR Gene X Social Environment Working Group (NIDDK co-representative)

NCRR Mutant Mouse Regional Resource Centers (MMRRC) Steering Committee (NIH

Program Staff Representative)

NIH Stem Cell Implementation Committee (NIDDK co-representative)

NIDDK Genomics Interest Group

NIDDK Obesity Research Working Group

Page last updated: September 01, 2007

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