Jane Wilkinson

Senior Director, Genomics Platform Project & Alliance Management at Broad Institute

Jane Wilkinson is a Senior Director at the Broad Institute where she leads the Broad Genomics Alliance Management team. In this role, Jane manages the platform’s external collaborations and alliances, overseeing the successful implementation and execution. She also works to ensure that the platform meets complex goals from a variety of scientific project types with specific deliverables and deadlines of partnerships, as well as serving as an advocate for those partnerships.

Jane has over 20 years of high-throughput genomics experience from the Wellcome Trust Sanger Genome Center, UK where she was a key leader on the Human Genome Project and at Monsanto Company, USA where she led a new directive in plant genomics. Jane has been at the Broad Institute for sixteen years and has worked on various genomic initiatives including Cancer, Mendelian, Infectious and Common Diseases.


Title: Genomics challenges from a single sample to large clinical studies

  • Highlighting our process development to tackle difficult samples
  • Reviewing our capabilities in managing high volumes of data generation and analysis
  • Collaborating to develop new genomics applications
  • Globally collaborating with researchers to drive them closer to the cure