Thursday, March 9, 2023 12pm to 1pm
About this Event
1501 NW 10th Ave, Miami, FL 33136
Distinguished Speaker Series
Neil Risch, Ph.D.
Lamond Family Foundation Distinguished Professor
in Human Genetics, University of California, San Francisco
“Mendelian Genetics: Missing Heritability”
Thursday, March 9, 2023
12:00 – 1:00pm
BRB 3rd FLR Atrium
Neil Risch is the Lamond Family Foundation Distinguished Professor in Human Genetics, Founding Director of the Institute for Human Genetics, and Professor and former chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the University of California San Francisco. Dr. Risch received his undergraduate training at the California Institute of Technology in mathematics and his Ph.D. from the University of California Los Angeles in Biomathematics. He has previously held professorships at Columbia, Yale, and Stanford Universities. His research interests are in human population genetics, genetic epidemiology and statistical genetics. He is the recipient of the Curt Stern Award from the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG), a fellow of the AAAS, the California Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Medicine and is past president of the ASHG. He is recognized for his novel statistical approaches in human genetics and in particular the introduction of genome-wide association studies.
Meeting ID: 945 4042 7076
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