Genetic Insights From a Huge Collaborative Family Tree

Genetic Insights From a Huge Collaborative Family Tree

by Yaniv Erlich

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Genetic Insights From a Huge Collaborative Family Tree


Yaniv Erlich explains how we can interpret information we gather from many families trees and their genetic implications. 


 
 

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Presenter: Yaniv Erlich

Dr. Yaniv Erlich is the Chief Science Officer of MyHeritage.com and an Associate Professor of Computer Science and Computational Biology at Columbia University (leave of absence). Prior to these positions, he was a Fellow at the Whitehead Institute, MIT. Dr. Erlich received his bachelor’s degree from Tel-Aviv University, Israel (2006) and a PhD from the Watson School of Biological Sciences at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (2010). Dr. Erlich’s research interests are computational human genetics. Dr. Erlich is a TEDMED speaker (2018), the recipient of DARPA’s Young Faculty Award (2017), the Burroughs Wellcome Career Award (2013), Harold M. Weintraub award (2010), the IEEE/ACM-CS HPC award (2008), and he was selected as one of 2010 Tomorrow’s PIs team of Genome Technology.

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