Lyl Tomlinson, Ph.D.

Health Scientist
Office of Strategic Coordination
Office of the Director, NIH


Dr. Lyl Tomlinson joined the Office of Strategic Coordination in 2018 as a Science & Technology Policy Fellow with the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He assists in managing communications, outreach and evaluation for the High-Risk, High-Reward, MoTrPAC, and CryoEM programs. Before joining the OSC, Dr. Tomlinson completed his graduate studies in neuroscience at Stony Brook University. His doctoral research focused on the role of aerobic exercise in promoting the maturation of support-like brain cells (oligodendrocytes) in adolescent mice. During his time as a post-doctoral scholar, he continued developing previous research interests, while acting as a program coordinator for graduate career development and scientific workforce-related programs.

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