Chief of Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program
National Cancer Institute
Mukesh Verma is Chief of the Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program′s (EGRP). Dr. Verma joined EGRP as a Program Director in 2004. In 2005, he was appointed Acting Chief of EGRP′s former Analytic Epidemiology Research Branch (AERB). When EGRP reorganized in 2007, he was appointed Acting Chief of MTB and of the Host Susceptibility Factors Branch (HSFB), for which he served as Acting Chief through 2008. Before joining EGRP, he was a Program Director in NCI′s Division of Cancer Prevention (DCP). He also was Coordinator of DCP′s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Programs. He was on the faculty in the Biochemistry Department of Georgetown University before joining NIH.
Biomarkers, epigenetics, epidemiology technologies, proteomics, microRNA, methylation, mitochondria, nanotechnology, risk assessment, susceptibility factors, and systems genetics.