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Biography PhotoKathryn C. Zoon, Ph.D.

Dr. Zoon has served as a director since October 2016. Dr. Zoon is currently a Scientist Emeritus with the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Previously at NIAID/NIH she was the Chief of the Cytokine Biology Section, Director of the Division of Intramural Research (DIR), and Deputy Director for Planning and Development at the DIR. Dr. Zoon has also served as the Principal Deputy Director of the Center for Cancer Research at the National Cancer Institute, and as the Director of the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research at the Food and Drug Administration. She has been a member of the National Academy of Medicine since 2002. Dr. Zoon received her B.S. degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and was granted a Ph.D. from the Johns Hopkins University.