Meet Our Team
Advances in medical research happen at Coriell because of the exceptional people who work here.
We arrived here from diverse backgrounds and with different life experiences. We have various educational backgrounds and a variety of beliefs. We operate in assorted roles in many areas, such as molecular biology, genomics, information technology, facilities, finance, stem cell research, and communications and development. In the end, we’re all connected in our enterprise to advance medical breakthroughs that improve people’s lives. People like our parents, our sister, our husband, and our children.
Every day we do work that matters.
Chief Strategy Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Director, Information Technology
Director, Government Affairs and Policy
Director, Genotyping and Microarray Center
Kristina L. Green, PhD
Director, Cell and Molecular Biology
Shilpa Gandre-Babbe, PhD
Research Scientist, Stem Cell Technologies
Shilpa Gandre-Babbe is a research scientist concentrated on Coriell's innovative stem cell program. In this role, she advances one of the Institute's chief research aims by identifying and introducing new stem cell technologies and processes. [ Learn More › ]
Cristian A. Pérez, PhD
Principal Investigator, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke Repository
Cristian A. Pérez is principal investigator at Coriell Institute for the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke Repository, an extensive collection of more than sixty thousand high-quality human cell lines, DNAs and other biospecimens. [ Learn More › ]
Fedik Rahimov, PhD
Principal Investigator, National Institute on Aging's Aging Cell Repository, Co-Principal Investigator, National Human Genome Research Institute Sample Repository
Fedik Rahimov is principal investigator of the National Institute of Aging's (NIA) Aging Cell Repository, which is committed to distributing well-characterized cell and DNA samples for studies on aging and associated degenerative processes. [ Learn More › ]
Deborah Requesens, PhD
Co-Principal Investigator, National Institute of General Medical Sciences Human Genetic Cell Repository
Deborah Requesens, PhD, is the co-principal investigator of the National Institute of General Medical Sciences Human Genetic Cell Repository at Coriell, a collection representing more than 900 unique human diseases. [ Learn More › ]
Alissa M. Resch, PhD
Principal Investigator, National Human Genome Research Institute Sample Repository, Age-Related Eye Disease Study
Alissa M. Resch is the principal investigator of the National Human Genome Research Institute Sample Repository at Coriell Institute, a diverse collection of DNA samples and cell lines that has contributed to several landmark initiatives, including the International HapMap and 1000 Genomes Projects. [ Learn More › ]
Nahid Turan, PhD
Principal Investigator, National Institute of General Medical Sciences Human Genetic Cell Repository, Congenital Heart Disease GEnetic NEtwork Study Biorepository
Nahid Turan is principal investigator at Coriell Institute for the National Institute of General Medical Sciences Human Genetic Cell Repository, an extensive collection of more than 10,000 cell lines and 5,500 DNA samples focusing on heritable diseases.
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Giving to Coriell
As a non-profit institute, Coriell is fortunate to be engaged in several federally-funded awards. However, we rely on private philanthropy for our more cutting-edge, independent research. Thank you for supporting science!
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