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Career Interview: Yaniv Erlich, PhD

Career Interview: Yaniv Erlich, PhD

Computational Geneticist and Genetic Epidemiologist, Columbia University and MyHeritage Chris Nowak, ASHG: Briefly describe your current position. Dr. Erlich: I am the Chief Science Officer of MyHeritage and an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Columbia University (currently on leave of absence). MyHeritage is a large consumer genetics and genealogy company that operates all over... Read More

Researchers Quantify Breast Cancer Risk Based on Rare Variants and Background Risk

Embargoed for Release Friday, October 20, 2017 5:30 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time Media Contact: Nalini Padmanabhan ASHG Director of Communications and Marketing 301.634.7346 press@ashg.org Findings Reported at ASHG 2017 Annual Meeting BETHESDA, MD – Rare variants combined with background genetic risk factors may account for many unexplained cases of familial breast cancer, and knowing the... Read More

Personal Omics Data Informative for Precision Health and Preventive Care

Embargoed for Release Friday, October 20, 2017 10:30 a.m. U.S. Eastern Time Media Contact: Nalini Padmanabhan ASHG Director of Communications and Marketing 301.634.7346 press@ashg.org Findings Reported at ASHG 2017 Annual Meeting BETHESDA, MD – Multi-omics profiling, the measurement and analysis of a person’s genome along with other biomolecular traits, is an important step toward personal... Read More

Online Resource Enables Open Data Sharing for Rare Mendelian Diseases

Embargoed for Release Wednesday, October 18, 2017 9:45 a.m. U.S. Eastern Time Media Contact: Nalini Padmanabhan ASHG Director of Communications and Marketing 301.634.7346 press@ashg.org Findings Reported at ASHG 2017 Annual Meeting BETHESDA, MD – MyGene2, a new open data resource, helps patients with rare genetic conditions, clinicians, and researchers share information, connect with one another,... Read More

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