Stephen Kingsmore is now the director of the center for genomics and bioinformatics at Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Mo. He joins the hospital from the National Center for Genome Resources, where he was chief scientific officer.
From February 2004 to May 2010, Kingsmore was NCGR's CEO, and until February 2009 was also its president. Previously, he held positions as the chief operating officer at Molecular Staging, vice president of research at CuraGen, and assistant professor at the University of Florida, Gainesville. He completed internship and residency in internal medicine, and a fellowship in rheumatology, at Duke University Medical Center. He holds a bachelor's, medical, and doctorate degrees from Queen's University Belfast in Ireland.
Bud Mishra, professor of computer science and mathematics at New York University, has been selected as a 2010 fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Mishra has developed genomics and transcriptomics technologies and algorithms, including developing optical mapping and sequencing methods.