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

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    RT @AuschwitzMuseum: 7 December 1939 | A Dutch Jewish boy, Joan Vintura, was born in Amsterdam. In September 1943 he was deported to #Ausc…
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    RT @FishGuyDave: Regardless, PIs on IACUC-approved protocols are required to report annually to us on the numbers of animals used, which is…
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    RT @AuschwitzMuseum: 7 December 1929 | A Polish Jew, Gedale (Gdala) Hejblum, was born in Łuków. He emigrated to France. He was deported to…
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    RT @NAACP_LDF: GEORGIA VOTERS! TODAY is Election Day! It’s time to pull up to the polls and make your voice heard in the runoff election. P…
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    RT @TBFPToodle_oo: Today, Dec 6th, is the birthday of Rojelio Torres. He should be 11 but died last May at Uvalde. A positive boy who alway…
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    RT @AuschwitzMuseum: 6 December 1904 | A Pole, Stanisław Bidziński, was born in Nieznanowice. A pastry chef. In #Auschwitz from 26 March 1…
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    RT @Slate: There is precedent for justices acting to defend the integrity of the Court.
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    RT @yadvashem: #OTD 6 December 1943 the Jewish women that Mother Sandra Busnelli had hidden in her convent were deported to #Auschwitz Lea…
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    RT @AuschwitzMuseum: 6 December 1893 | A Lithuanian Jew, Isak Leimann, was born in Vilnius. He emigrated to Norway. He arrived in #Auschw…

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