Coffee and Network hosting Prof Eran Halperin

Kerckhoff Coffee House, 308 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095,

Wednesday, May 30th, 2018 | 9-10:30 am

ScienceAbroad Los Angeles is proudly hosting series of Networking Coffee hours. Take a break from experiments, grab some coffee on us, listen to important academic tips from an Israeli Professor and chat with fellow Israeli researchers. On Wednesday May 30th between 09:00-10:30 we will be hosting Prof. Eran Halperin. Eran is a professor in the departments of Computer Science, Human Genetics and Anesthesiology in UCLA. He is also the associate director of informatics in the Institute of Precision Health in UCLA, and the co-director of the Computational Genomics Summer Institute. Dr. Halperin received his Ph.D. in computer science from Tel-Aviv University. Prior to his current position, he held postdoctoral and faculty positions at the University of California, Berkeley, the International Computer Science Institute in Berkeley, Princeton University, and Tel-Aviv University. He is a computational biologist who develops statistical and computational methods for the analysis of genomic data in the context of complex human diseases. His group has developed methods that have been used by hundreds of researchers worldwide to understand the genetic causes of complex diseases. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles across different disciplines such as human genetics, population genetics, computational biology, and theoretical computer science. He received various honors for academic achievements, including the Rothschild Fellowship, the Technion-Juludan prize, and the Krill Prize.

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Coffee and Network hosting Prof Eran Halperin

Kerckhoff Coffee House, 308 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095 Wednesday, May 30th, 2018 | 9-10:30 am

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