Personnel

Heather Adams Enzenauer, Ph.D.

October 21, 2022

Heather Adams Enzenauer, Ph.D., started with the CDCB as an Applied Geneticist in September 2022. Before CDCB, Heather worked as a genomic specialist and research…


Jhamal McKee

August 24, 2022

Jhamal McKee joined CDCB in January 2022 as Junior Systems Administrator. In this role, Jhamal provides systems administration support to further ensure the integrity and…


Lauren Thomas

July 9, 2021

Lauren Thomas joined CDCB in March 2020. As Data Specialist, Lauren works closely with scientists and data analysts to automate data processing and optimize procedures.…


Kaori Tokuhisa, MSC

July 9, 2021

In 2015, Kaori Tokuhisa joined CDCB as a genomic data analyst with main responsibilities in quality control, customer service, data loads to the database and…


George Wiggans, Ph.D.

July 9, 2021

George Wiggans is Technical Advisor at CDCB, following an illustrious 38-year career as research geneticist at US Department of Agriculture. Raised on an upstate New…


Xiao-Lin (Nick) Wu, Ph.D.

July 9, 2021

Xiao-Lin (Nick) Wu is product development manager at CDCB, with primary role to evaluate existing tools and develop new statistical methods and products beneficial to…


Cindy Ferrier

July 9, 2021

Cindy Ferrier joined CDCB in February 2020 as the Office Manager. Cindy  has an MBA in Human Resources Management and brings 15 years of administrative…


Kristen Parker Gaddis, Ph.D.

July 9, 2021

Kristen Parker Gaddis, Ph.D., has served as Geneticist at CDCB since October 2016. Kristen studied at North Carolina State University, where she received her Bachelors…


Gerald Jansen, Ph.D.

July 9, 2021

Gerald Jansen, Ph.D., provides consultancy on software development and data analytics for CDCB. Gerald is an animal breeder and software developer with tremendous experience in…


Jay Megonigal

July 9, 2021

Jay Megonigal began his career with the USDA Animal Improvement Programs Laboratory (AIPL) after being asked by a former employee to come in and help…


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