November 2002: Keeping Whitehead on Edge | GenomeWeb

It's a little after 10:00 on a characteristically chilly, gray Boston morning. Jill Mesirov, CIO of the Whitehead Institute Center for Genome Research, is sitting in the back of the weekly cancer genomics meeting when someone tiptoes into the room and passes her a note. The center's sequencing informatics director is on the phone, and it's urgent. Mesirov is on her feet in a flash and across the hall in her office before anyone in the meeting even notices.

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