Biographical Sketch: David Bochner, Ph.D.

David Bochner, Ph.D., is chief of the Data Integration and Dissemination Branch in the Division of Data Integration, Modeling, and Analytics. In this role, he leads the synthesis of information on NIGMS programs, policies, and achievements for diverse audiences, including Congress, NIGMS and NIH leadership, scientific stakeholders, and the public. He also oversees efforts to articulate, implement, and monitor progress on NIGMS strategic goals and priorities.

Bochner earned an B.A. in biology from Harvard University and a Ph.D. in neuroscience from Stanford University. Prior to joining NIGMS in 2021, he worked in the Office of Science Policy and Communications at the National Institute on Drug Abuse, and in the NIH Office of Science Policy.

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