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SPH Faculty Experts for Human genetic data

Goncalo AbecasisGoncalo Abecasis, D.Phil., B.Sc.

Professor and Chair in Biostatistics
Phone: (734) 763-4901 E-mail:

  • Develops statistical tools and software for the identification and study of genetic variants important in human disease.     MORE

Michael BoehnkeMichael Boehnke, PhD

Professor in Biostatistics
Phone: (734) 936-1001 E-mail:

  • Research focuses on problems of study design and statistical analysis of human genetic data, with a particular emphasis on development and application of statistical methods for human gene mapping.      MORE

Sharon KardiaSharon Kardia, Ph.D.

Senior Associate Dean for Administration and Professor in Epidemiology
Phone: (734) 936-0866 E-mail:

  • Co-director of the UM Life Sciences & Society program (; director of the SPH Public Health Genetics Program.     MORE