Tina Graves-Lindsay, MS
MGI Reference Genomes Leader
Instructor in Genetics
Tina Graves-Lindsay, MS, joined the McDonnell Genome Institute in 1996. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Southwest Missouri State University and her Master’s Degree in Microbiology from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.
Tina leads the Reference Genomes group. This group is responsible for improving the human and mouse reference sequences by correcting any misrepresented regions and closing as many remaining gaps as possible. This effort is also producing alternate assemblies of structurally variant loci for the human genome. Along with her duties in the Reference Genome group, she also oversees the Clone-Based Library Core and Sorting groups.