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Duncan MaCannell, PhD

Chief Science Officer

Duncan MacCannell is the chief science officer for the CDC’s Office of Advanced Molecular Detection (OAMD), where he helps coordinate the implementation and support of pathogen genomics, bioinformatics, high-performance computing and other innovative laboratory technologies across the CDC’s four infectious disease centers. Broadly focused on public health laboratory science and strategic innovation, he oversees the agency's high performance computing center of excellence, and works to integrate standardized, sustainable capacity for advanced laboratory technologies, bioinformatics and scientific computing into routine public health practice.