Peter DeSaix is Acting Director of Instructional and Information Systems for the School of Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Other recent positions included manager of networking and systems at the Collaborative Studies Coordinating Center, part of the Dept. of Biostatistics at UNC-CH, and as director of informatics for the Dept. of Epidemiology, SPH, UNC-CH. Peter received his Ph.D. in Biology at UNC-CH and post-graduate training in molecular biology at UNC-CH.