Channel

National Institutes of Health

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R&D Budget

$30.1 billion

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Number of Labs

900+

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Number of Scientists

6,000


PROFILE

Brooke Wolford

National Institutes of Health

National Human Genome Research Institute

trying to understand the genetic attributes that lead to Type II Diabetes

Primary Research

Biology

Challenges

Diabetes

“I write [computer] scripts and there will be something, a bug in the code, and I have to figure out what it is. It's kind of like a game”
– Brooke Wolford

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ABOUT Brooke Wolford

  • Gender
  • Female
  • Nationality
  • United States
  • Role/Position
  • Postbac IRTA
  • Were my parents scientists?
  • Neither
  • Am I worrier?
  • Yes
  • Am I imaginative?
  • Somewhat
  • Am I competitive?
  • Somewhat
  • Am I spontaneous or a planner?
  • Planner