We are a research group in the
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Departments in the
David Geffen School of Medicine
. We are also affiliated with the
Genetics and Genomics
graduate programs, and the
Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center at UCLA
. We develop computational and statistical methods to understand the genetic basis of complex traits and diseases. We focus on methods for integrative genomics, fine-mapping and heritability. See our
Graduation Day 2018
Out to lunch to celebrate Gleb and Huwenbo!
It's graduation day -- Drs. Kichaev and Shi await their diplomas!
Congratulations on a successful PhD defense to our newly-minted Dr. Huwenbo Shi!
Malika's abstract is selected for an oral presentation at the UCLA Annual Joint Research Symposium!
Kathy earns a fellowship in the Genomic Analysis and Interpretation Training Program at UCLA!
When the fire alarm goes off during your PhD defense, you have to improvise! Congratulations to our own Dr. Gleb Kichaev!
Tommer Schwarz, Bioinformatics IDP, is rotating in our lab!
(Giambartolomei et al. 2018).
(Roytman et al. 2018).
Read more from Megan on our
Blog update: Check out our latest post on
Explaining missing heritability using Gaussian process regression
Blog update: Working with GWAS summary data? Read Huwenbo's
tips for formatting and quality control
to avoid pitfalls in post-GWAS analyses!
Blog update: Read
about CANVIS, a command line fine-mapping tool for visualizing fine-mapping studies.
(Shi et al. 2017).
Learn more about Rho-HESS on our
Congratulations to Valerie for winning the
NIH Director's Early Independence Award
The lab attends ASHG 2017 in Orlando!
Congratulations to Malika for winning the Stephen D. Cederbaum ASHG Abstract Travel Award 2017!
Congratulations to Ruthie and Page for winning the UCLA Dean’s Prize for Excellence at the undergraduate Research Poster Day 2017!
Gleb wins Cotterman award for best trainee paper in AJHG 2015!