Susan Bello, Ph.D.

Senior Scientific Curator

Developing phenotype and disease ontologies to capture data from research and support cross-species analyses


Bar Harbor, ME




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Recent Tweets

  • Dr. Sue Bello
    Qwordle 184 4/6 ⬜🟡🟡⬜🟡 🟡⬜🟡🟡🟡 ⬜⬜🟨🟨🟩 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩
  • Dr. Sue Bello
    A little slow, but not too bad
  • Dr. Sue Bello
    #Wordle377 3/6* ⬜⬜⬜⬜⬜ 🟩🟩🟩🟩⬜ 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩 So very close on that second guess
  • Dr. Sue Bello
    RT @AuschwitzMuseum: 1 July 1895 | A Czech Jew, Karel Platovský, was born in Písek. He was deported to #Auschwitz on 28 September 1944 fro…
  • Dr. Sue Bello
    Really hoping for a Kiki appearance at some point, just to see Orym's face. #CriticalRoleSpoilers
  • Dr. Sue Bello
    Clearly this is the marquee restaurant at Critical Role Land. And they really need to hurry up and build it so I can visit #CriticalRoleSpoilers
  • Dr. Sue Bello
    @Aquamac_ And they should be dressed as goldfish
  • Dr. Sue Bello
    @kingdomkeeper22 Yep, but this time he doesn't have to deal with the fake mustache
  • Dr. Sue Bello
    Anyone else beginning to suspect that Sam's commitment to the shirt bit may be born of a desire to not make wardrobe decisions? #CriticalRoleSpoilers Gotta save energy for those ads...
  • Dr. Sue Bello
    Did Sam grow that 'stache just for this ad? Anyone disappointed that it won't end up wandering to his forehead by the end of the night? #CriticalRoleSpoilers

I work as a Senior Scientific Curator on the Mouse Genome Informatics MGI database and on the Alliance of Genome Resources. I also help to develop the Mammalian Phenotype Ontology, the Unified Phenotype Ontology and the Human Disease Ontology.

Biocuration 2020 Conference

       Susan Bello on ORCID       

Education and experience


The University of Wisconsin - Madison
Postdoctoral fellow
Adv: Dr. Richard Peterson

Massachusetts Institute of Technology/Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Joint Program
Ph.D., Biological Oceanography
Adv: Dr. Mark Hahn

Michigan State University
B.S., Fisheries & Wildlife, Biology, Zoology