Preethi Gunaratne
Preethi Gunaratne, Ph.D. is a professor in the Department of Biology and Biochemistry at the University of Houston, with a dual appointment at the Baylor College of Medicine’s Human Genome Sequencing Center. She contributed to the National Cancer Institute’s pioneering Cancer Genome Atlas Program; a massive database of cancer-related genetic information, which is helping researchers across the globe identify ways to better prevent, diagnose and treat various forms of cancer.