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Michael Zody, PhD

Michael Zody is the Scientific Director of Computational Biology at the New York Genome Center (NYGC). His research focuses on genetics of autism and Alzheimer’s, and since 2020, he is also coordinating COVID-19 sequencing efforts at the NYGC. Prior to joining the NYGC, Dr. Zody led informatics efforts at the Whitehead Institute Center for Genome […]

Nico Robine, PhD

Nicolas Robine joined the New York Genome Center in April 2012. He graduated from an Engineering school in Paris (ESIEE-Paris), with an Msc in Bioinformatics from Goteborg (Sweden) and obtained his PhD at the Institut Curie in Paris for his work on the analyses of meiotic double-strand breaks in yeast. He did a postdoc at […]

Thomas Lehner, PhD, MPH

Thomas Lehner, PhD, MPH, is Scientific Director of Neuropsychiatric Disease Genomics at the New York Genome Center (NYGC). Reporting to NYGC Evnin Family Scientific Director and Chief Executive Officer Tom Maniatis, PhD, Dr. Lehner spearheads the overarching scientific strategy for neuropsychiatric disease genomics research at the Center, which includes expansion of large-scale whole genome autism […]

Soren Germer, PhD

Soren Germer, PhD, leads the sequencing and analytics teams at the New York Genome Center (NYGC), overseeing sequencing production, sequencing analytics, methods development, clinical sequencing and analytics, project management, software engineering, and computational biology. He was appointed to this position in January 2019. Dr. Germer joined NYGC in March of 2012 as a Sequencing Program […]

Marcin Imieliński, MD, PhD

Marcin Imieliński, MD, PhD, is a Core Faculty Member at the New York Genome Center. He holds a joint appointment as Director of Cancer Genomics at NYU Langone Health’s Perlmutter Cancer Center. Dr. Imieliński is a board-certified molecular genetic pathologist. His research includes more than 40 peer-reviewed publications across several areas of genomics and computational […]