On the cover of Genome Technology in November 2002 was Jill Mesirov, then the CIO of the Whitehead Institute Center for Genome Research. That story followed how Mesirov built up and kept the genome center on the forefront of life sciences computing. The center has since become the Broad Institute, where Mesirov remains chief informatics officer and directs the Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Organization. The goal of that group is to provide and coordinate computational support to the Broad, including bioinformatics, computational biology, and information technology.

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