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Paired Ends: Jim Bristow


Maverix Biomics has added Jim Bristow to its scientific advisory board.

Bristow is currently the deputy of science at the Department of Energy's Joint Genome Institute, where he is responsible for developing and implementing the Community Science Program, which provides sequencing and analysis for projects of relevance to DOE missions in energy and environment. He also oversees JGI's plant, fungal, microbial, and metagenome science programs. Previously, Bristow was a faculty member at University of California, San Francisco. He also has held leadership positions on several grant review boards and advisory committees for the American Heart Association, the National Institutes of Health, and DOE.

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