Brian Mozer Named Acting DIO Director
The Office of Research Integrity (ORI) has named Brian Mozer, PhD, to serve as the Acting Director of the Division of Investigative Oversight (DIO) on a 120-day detail appointment. Dr. Mozer joined ORI in 2012 as a contractor, becoming a federal employee in 2014. He replaces Ranjini Ambalavanar, PhD, who successfully completed her 120-day detail appointment.
Prior to joining ORI, Dr. Mozer spent more than 10 years at NIH as a senior staff scientist in the intramural research program at the National, Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. At NIH, he studied synapse maturation and animal models of autism, and was a member of a functional genomics research consortium using RNAi to study nervous system development.
Dr. Mozer completed his Ph.D. in 1988 in genetics from Johns Hopkins University.