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YINS Industry Seminar: Adam Auton (23andMe)

YINS Industry Seminar: Adam Auton (23andMe)

Event time: 
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Yale Institute for Network Science See map
17 Hillhouse Avenue, 3rd floor
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 

Participant-Powered Research

Speaker: Adam Auton, DPhil
Principal Scientist, 23andMe

Speaker bio: Adam joined 23andMe in 2015, and leads a group within the Research team that is responsible for computational analyses related to statistical and population genetics. Before joining 23andMe Adam was an assistant professor at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, where he studied genetic variation in global human populations, and held a central role within the 1000 Genomes Project. Adam earned his DPhil in statistics from Oxford University, before completing his post-doctoral training at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics at Oxford, and Cornell University. In this talk, he will give an overview of research at 23andMe, and outline opportunities for academic collaboration.