Staff Profiles

Stephanie Mok, Ph.D.

Project and Alliance Manager

Stephanie joined the Allen Institute in 2018 and currently serves as the Project and Alliance Manager for the BRAIN Initiative mouse whole-brain atlas and human brain cell types grants. These grants are key to the advancement of the BRAIN Initiative Cell Census Network (BICCN), which aims to build reference atlases of the brain through international and domestic collaborative research consortia.

Before joining the Allen Institute, Stephanie managed a health and science regulatory portfolio at the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, within the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), White House. At the Office of Management and Budget, Stephanie worked closely with other Federal departments and agencies, White House policy councils, and external advocacy and trade organizations to critically analyze and develop regulatory strategies for significant health and science policy issues.  Prior to her time at the OMB, Stephanie supported interagency coordination and tracking of autism spectrum disorder research at the Office of Autism Research Coordination within the National Institute of Mental Health.

Stephanie received her Ph.D. in neuroscience at Cambridge University, U.K. through the National Institutes of Health Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Program, and completed her bachelor’s degree in neurobiology and health policy at Harvard University.