Population Genomics Working Group Evening Lecture

January 28, 2021, 5:00pm – 6:00pm | New York Genome Center

The NYGC has created a Population Genomics Group that brings together leading population and statistical geneticists and focuses on human population genomics, statistical analyses, and applications to precision medicine. The group is led by Adam Siepel, PhD, of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, and David Knowles, PhD, of New York Genome Center and Columbia University.

Thursday, January 28, 2021

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM: Speaker Presentations and Q&A

This will be a VIRTUAL meeting via Zoom.

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Sohini Ramachandran, PhD
Associate Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Associate Professor of Computer Science
Director, Center for Computational Molecular Biology
Brown University

“Leveraging Linkage Disequilibrium to Gain Insights into Human Complex Trait Architecture”

To learn more about Dr. Ramachandran’s research, see her lab page.



Adam Siepel, PhD
Professor, CSHL School of
Biological Sciences
Chair, Simons Center
for Quantitative Biology
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Affiliate Member
New York Genome Center


David A. Knowles David Knowles, PhD
Core Faculty Member
New York Genome Center

Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and
Department of Systems Biology
Columbia University


Moderated by Adam Siepel, PhD, and David Knowles, PhD.
Discussion and Q&A will take place after the speaker presents.

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