Human Genetics – David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

A hub of deep expertise, the Department of Human Genetics helps partners across UCLA interpret data and leverage genomic technology to improve study design and solve medical problems.

We demystify genetic complexities to provide vital insights for a range of clinical and research applications. We strive to improve the care of as many patients as possible by pushing our capabilities, developing novel ways to address unanswered questions.

Your next collaboration is right down the street.

Our enviable proximity to the worlds brightest scientific minds enables both thriving scheduled events and impromptu sidewalk powwows. A casual conversation during your coffee run could lead to your next big publication.

Come find out why innovation lives here.

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Steve Horvath, PhDThe precision of the epigenetic clock is the methodology that accurately measure biomarker of aging and could measure child development.Learn More

Chongyuan Luo, PhDThe Department of Human Genetics welcomes Dr. Chongyuan Luo as our new Assistant Professor to our team of world class faculty researchers here at the UCLA.Learn More

Sriram Sankararaman, PhDArun Durvasula

Science Advancespublished a paper on a study that uses genetic information to identify archaic 'ghost population'. PhD Candidate Arun Durvasula is first author and Principal Investigator Sriram Sankararaman serves as co-author. Both are from Human Genetics.Learn More

Yi Yin, PhD The Department of Human Genetics welcomes Dr. Yi Yin as our new Assistant Professor. She joined our team of world class faculty researchers in March 2020. Learn More

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