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Topic: Genomics

Michael Boehnke Michael Boehnke, PhD

Professor of Biostatistics
Phone: (734) 936-1001 E-mail: boehnke@umich.edu
Faculty Profile

  • 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.
  • Seeking to identify genetic variants that predispose to type 2 diabetes, as principal investigator of the Finland-United States Investigation of NIDDM Genetics (FUSION) Study.
  • Active in studies of the genetics of schizophrenia, progeria (premature aging), glaucoma, and several other eye diseases.
  • Director of the UM Center for Statistical Genetics; Director of U of M Genome Science Training Program.

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SPH Faculty Experts for Genomics

Michael BoehnkeMichael Boehnke, PhD

Professor in Biostatistics
Phone: (734) 936-1001 E-mail: boehnke@umich.edu

  • 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: skardia@umich.edu

  • Co-director of the UM Life Sciences & Society program (http://www.lifesciences.umich.edu/lss/index.html); director of the SPH Public Health Genetics Program.     MORE

Carl MarrsCarl Marrs, PhD

Associate Professor in Epidemiology
Phone: (734) 647-2407 E-mail: cfmarrs@umich.edu

  • Involved in molecular epidemiologic approaches to urinary tract infection gene discovery & Group B Streptococcus; also works on virulence related genetic variation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis & the Haemophilus influenzae genes associated with acute otitis media (ear infection).     MORE

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