Announcements

It was a great year for Penn Genetics at the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) Annual Meeting, which hosts over 9,000 geneticists from 80 countries to discuss the latest genetics and genomics research. Penn…

Congratulations to Christian Stoeckert, a Research Professor in our department, for being part of this incredible NIH award to combine resources analyzing pathogen and vector datasets. An intersection between genomics and epidemiology, this five-year project…

The National Institute’s of Health (NIH) announced 93 grant awardees, including 7 Penn researchers as part of the High-risk High-reward research program. Managed by the NIH Common Fund, the High-risk High-reward research program oversees four…

Klaus Kaestner, Professor of Genetics, became the co–Editor-in- Chief of the newest peer-reviewed journal published by the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA), Cellular and Molecular Gastroenterology and Hepatology (CMGH). Alongside Michael Pack, Professor in the Department…

Marylyn D. Ritchie, PhD, a nationally regarded geneticist and expert in using big data and machine-learning methods to improve human health, has been appointed as director, Center for Translational Bioinformatics, Institute for Biomedical Informatics (IBI)…

The Association for Clinical and Translational Science (ACTS), a non-profit membership association of translational scientists from the nation’s leading academic medical centers, has awarded the Edward H. Ahrens Jr. Distinguished Investigator Award for Patient-Oriented Research…

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