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Lisa Lee is the new executive director of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues, succeeding Valerie Bonham, who is returning to the National Institutes of Health's Office of the General Counsel.

Among the commission's projects is the issue of privacy regarding the use of whole-genome sequencing in both the clinical and research setting.

Lee has served at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention since 1998, most recently as its chief science officer in the Office of Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Sciences. She holds a PhD from Johns Hopkins University and an MS from the Alden March Bioethics Institute at Albany Medical College.

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