Biographical Sketch: Anissa Brown, Ph.D.

Anissa Brown, Ph.D., is a basic biologist and program director in the Division of Training, Workforce Development, and Diversity. In this position, she oversees the Building Infrastructure Leading to Diversity (BUILD) Initiative, DPC Dissemination and Translation Awards (DaTA)Predoctoral Fellowships to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research, the Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (RISE), the Undergrad​uate-Research Training Initiative for Student Enhancement (U-RISE)​, and Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP) ​programs. She also manages research grants in the area of protein synthesis in the Division of Genetics and Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology. Formerly, she was an acting health science administrator and program analyst in the Office of AIDS Research of the NIH Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives. Brown earned a B.A. in biological sciences and psychology and a Ph.D. in biology from the University of Delaware.

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