Marcos Santoro

Marcos is a visiting researcher at the ATGU and Broad Institute. He did his PhD at Federal University of Sao Paulo under the guidance of Dr. Sintia Belangero, in which he has explored genetic and epigenetic changes during the course of schizophrenia. During his PhD, he also did a one-year training in bioinformatics at SGDP of King’s College London. Currently, he is working with a longitudinal cohort of children and adolescents at risk for psychiatric disorders and his postdoc project focuses on understanding the implications of admixture for the polygenic risk scores and develop new methods to improve genetic prediction.