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Tony Dickherber

Program Director
National Cancer Institute (NCI)

Tony Dickherber is a Program Director in the National Cancer Institute’s (NCI) Center for Strategic Scientific Initiatives, where he manages multiple cancer-relevant biotechnology research and development programs, assists NCI leadership with general strategic planning for initiatives involving emerging biotechnologies and in developing new strategic partnerships for the institute. Dr. Dickherber also directs NCI’s longstanding Innovative Molecular Analysis Technologies program. Prior to joining the NCI as a AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow in 2009, Tony's research focused on innovative biosensor platforms for early detection of cancer and arrayable ion-trapping structures for quantum-bit computing at the Georgia Tech Microelectronics Research Center in Atlanta, GA. Prior to that, he spent four years as a research engineer at the Georgia Tech Research Institute working on military-related telecommunications projects. He holds a master's degree in electrical engineering and Ph.D. in bioengineering, both from the Georgia Institute of Technology.