Tina Gatlin


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Program Director

Tina Gatlin, Ph.D. joined the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) in 2022 as a Program Director in the Division of Inter-Disciplinary Training (DIDT). Prior to joining NIBIB, Dr. Gatlin was a Program Director at the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), where she managed extramural training and career development programs, and led the development of a number of training and technology development initiatives.  Dr. Gatlin has served on numerous NIH-wide committees particularly related to training, advancing early-stage investigators careers and promoting diversity, equity and inclusion in the biomedical research workforce.

Prior to joining NIH in 2010, Dr. Gatlin was a Research Associate Professor at the College of William and Mary where she was instrumental in establishing a multi-institutional research collaboration in clinical proteomic cancer research. Prior to an academic career, Dr. Gatlin was employed in the research non-profit and biotech industries, rising to the rank of Senior Director. She led R&D efforts in protein biomarker discovery and helped to establish labs for high-throughput protein analysis. Dr. Gatlin was a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Washington, where her research focused on proteomics technology development. She received her Ph.D. in analytical chemistry from the University of Washington and a B.S degree in biology from Catholic University.