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Biographical Sketch, Nancy Sorden, Ph.D

Photograph of Nancy Sorden

Title:
Technical Information Specialist
Office:
National Library of Medicine
National Institutes of Health
Bldg. 1DEM, Room 202N
6701 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20892 USA
Telephone:
(301) 594-2024 (voice)
(301) 402-2002 (fax)
Electronic mail:
sordenn@mail.nlm.nih.gov


Nancy Sorden joined the Medical Subject Headings Section in May 1997. She had previously been with NLM's Index Section as a member of the GenBank annotation staff for NCBI. She also indexed journals in the areas of biochemistry, cell biology, genetics, immunology and molecular biology.

She has a B.S. in Biology/Genetics Group from Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida and a Ph.D in Cell Biology and Biochemistry from The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC.

Dr. Sorden's responsibilities in MeSH include maintaining and expanding the MeSH vocabulary, particularly in the area of genetics.