Early Career

ASHG Honors Andrew Adey with Early-Career Award

For Immediate Release Monday, July 9, 2018 12:00 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time Media Contact: Ann Klinck 301.634.7342 press@ashg.org Geneticist to Receive Award at ASHG 2018 Annual Meeting ROCKVILLE, MD – The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) has named Andrew Adey, PhD, as the recipient of the 2018 Early-Career Award. Dr. Adey is an Assistant... Read More

Career Interview: Eleftheria Zeggini, PhD

Career Interview: Eleftheria Zeggini, PhD

Sarah A. Gagliano, ASHG: What is the focus of your research? Dr. Zeggini: My research uses large-scale biomedical data to identify genetic causes of complex traits, with a primary focus on musculoskeletal diseases and cardiometabolic traits. Our activities are underpinned by the development of methods to advance statistical genetics approaches. ASHG: What aspects of your... Read More

Career Interview: Olivier Noel, PhD

Career Interview: Olivier Noel, PhD

Founder DNASimple Dr. Noel was recently recognized in Forbes’ 30 Under 30 Science list and received a $200,000 investment on ABC’s Shark Tank for his company. Burcu Darst, ASHG: Could you tell us about your company, DNAsimple? Dr. Noel: DNAsimple is a marketplace where researchers, particularly those in genetics/genomics, can find and obtain DNA and other specimens from the... Read More

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

Career Interview: Neil Lamb, PhD

Career Interview: Neil Lamb, PhD

Neil Lamb, PhD, is Vice President for Educational Outreach at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology. He has been a member of ASHG since 2000, served on its Information & Education Committee from 2003-05, and chaired the I&E Committee from 2007-09. Kate Garber, ASHG:Tell us about your position and how it fits into your institution and... Read More

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