Liam Abbott

  Liam is an Associate Computational Biologist in the Neale lab. He is interested in understanding the genetics underlying human traits and disease through the application of statistical methods and computational techniques. He received an MS in Applied Statistics from the University of Michigan in 2015 and a BA in Mathematics from Williams College in 2013. […]

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Elizabeth Atkinson, PhD

Elizabeth is an Instructor in the ATGU and Affiliated Researcher at the Broad Institute, she was co-advised by Drs. Mark Daly and Ben Neale and working closely with Dr. Karestan Koenen. She did her PhD at Washington University in St. Louis followed by receiving an NIH Institutional Research and Career Development Award at Stony Brook […]

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Alex Bloemendal

Alex Bloemendal is a Machine Learning Advisor at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard working with the DSP team and NNFC. […]

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Chia-Yen Chen

Chia-Yen Chen, Sc.D. is a postdoctoral research fellow in both the Analytic and Translational Genetics Unit (ATGU) and the Psychiatric and Neurodevelopmental Genetics Unit (PNGU) at Massachusetts General Hospital.  He is also affiliated with the Broad institute of MIT and Harvard. Mentored by Jordan Smoller, M.D., Sc.D. and Benjamin Neale, Ph.D., Dr. Chen’s research interest […]

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Claire Churchhouse, PhD

Claire completed a doctorate in the department of Statistics at Oxford University, under the supervision of Jonathan Marchini, where her thesis work focused on statistical methods of ancestry deconvolution in admixed populations. She joined to the Broad Institute in 2012 as a postdoc in David Altshuler’s group where she developed QC methods for untargeted metabolomics […]

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Yen-Chen (Anne) Feng

Anne is a recent graduate from the program of statistical genetics and genetic epidemiology at Harvard School of Public Health and now a postdoctoral fellow working with Dr. Ben Neale at ATGU and Dr. Jordan Smoller from PNGU. Her doctoral research focused on developing and applying statistical methods to a range of human -omics data, […]

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Jackie Goldstein

Jackie Goldstein is a Computational Scientist in the Neale Lab at ATGU and the Broad Institute. She is leading a project to explore the feasibility and utility of phenotypes derived from longitudinal electronic health records to better understand the genetic architecture of common diseases, especially psychiatric illnesses. In her previous role, she was a Senior […]

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Carla Hammond

Carla provides administrative support to Benjamin Neale as well as the Neale Lab in their administrative and research efforts as part of a growing administrative team spanning 2 institutions, MGH and the Broad Institute. Carla has been working in ATGU since August of 2013. […]

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Dan Howrigan, PhD

Daniel oversees the SNP array and sequence analysis pipeline in the Neale lab, with a primary focus on furthering genetic discovery in complex psychiatric disease through collaborative partnerships and high-throughput data analysis. His post-doctoral research has been focused on deciphering the role of rare genetic variation in schizophrenia.  Daniel received his PhD in 2012 from […]

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