Graduate Group in Genomics and Computational Biology

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Population genetics and evolutionary biology


  Name Research
Mary Regina Boland Developing novel data mining and machine learning algorithms that integrate data from Electronic Health Records, observational health data and genetics.
Dustin Brisson The effects of genomic variation in microbial pathogen populations on infectivity and invasiveness
Robert Babak Faryabi Identification of patterns of somatic mutations across tumor types
Rui Feng Statistical genetics, family study, next generation sequence; Biostatistics
Shane Jensen Effects of evolution on cell regulation and HIV therapies
Junhyong Kim Single cell genomics, systems biology of cell function, evolution of cell function, population genetics and phylogenetics
Michael Levy Population genetics of infectious disease vectors
Mingyao Li Genetics of cardiometabolic diseases.
Hongzhe Li My method research has been mostly motivated by problems in genetics, genomics and metagenomics.
Timothy Linksvayer The genetic basis and evolution of complex social systems
Iain Mathieson Association studies, the distribution of rare variants, the genetics of spatially structured populations and understanding human history using ancient DNA. Understanding the evolution of complex traits in humans, and their relationship to demographic history and natural selection.
Jason Moore The role of genomic variation in precision medicine
Kate Nathanson Inherited variation in association with cancer susceptibilty and treatment outcomes
Scott Poethig Genetic regulation of the juvenile-to-adult transition in plants. The developmental function of RNAi in plants
David Roos Studies in the Roos laboratory employ modern cell biological, molecular genetic, biochemical/pharmacological, immunological and genomic/bioinformatic techniques to study protozoan parasites, eukaryotic evolution, and the biology of host-pathogen interactions.
Gerard Schellenberg  
Paul Sniegowski My research uses evolutionary and population genetic theory as a framework for understanding the evolutionary significance of mutation rates and mutational phenomena.
Sarah Tishkoff Genomic variation in Africa and associations with anthropometric, metabolic, cardiovascular and immune related traits
Benjamin Voight Genetic and evolutionary basis of type-2 diabetes and heart disease