Biographical Sketch: Lisa Dunbar, Ph.D.

Lisa Dunbar
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Lisa Dunbar, Ph.D., is a scientific review officer at the Office of Scientific Review (OSR). She oversees the review of a wide range of grant mechanisms including scientific projects and training and workforce development programs. Lisa joined NIGMS as a PRAT (Pharmacology/Postdoctoral Research Associate Trainee) fellow and completed postdoctoral training at NIDCD/NIH. She earned a B.A. from Bennington College and a Ph.D. in cell biology from Yale University. Her responsibilities include reviews for NIGMS special initiatives such as MIRA, program projects, workforce development and diversity programs, and IDEA state initiatives.

To contact Dunbar, send email to or call 301-594-2849.

If you’re a reporter wishing to interview Dunbar, contact the NIGMS Office of Communications and Public Liaison at or call 301-496-7301.​​​​​​​​​​