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The Children's Research Institute

Meet the Team


James S. Novak, Ph.D.

Principal Investigator, Research Faculty
Center for Genetic Medicine Research, Children's Research Institute
Children's National Health System 
Assistant Professor, Departments of Genomics & Precision Medicine and Pediatrics
The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Ph.D. Pharmacology - Rutgers University Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ
B.S. Cellular & Molecular Biology - University of Maryland, College Park, MD
(202) 476-5396 

Samuel Atta-Safoh headshot

Samuel Atta-Safoh

Research Technician II
B.S., Biology
Bowie State University

High School Research Intern Alumni

  • Raghav Ramraj (Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, Virginia)
  • Liam Chambers (H.B. Woodson High School, Virginia)