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Sarah Gagliano Taliun

Postdoctoral research fellow
Biostatistics
Public Health

PhD, University of Toronto

Sarah Gagliano Taliun is a computational geneticist with a solid background in human genetics and biochemistry. Her research involves using big data in silico to identify and better understand the genetic factors contributing to complex human traits: traits/disease/disorders caused by a combination of multiple genes and environmental factors, particularly disorders affecting the brain. She received her doctorate degree from the University of Toronto (UofT), and then conducted research at King’s College London (KCL). Dr. Gagliano Taliun is currently a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University Michigan working with Michael Boehnke and Gonçalo Abecasis. 


Projects:

Leveraging local genomic ancestry to enhance polygenic risk scores for schizophrenia in admixed individuals

Research Area(s)

Computational Biology | Genetics / Genomics / other OMICS