Goncalo Abecasis

Goncalo Abecasis, D.Phil.

Chair, Department of Biostatistics; Felix E. Moore Collegiate Professor of BiostatisticsUniversity of Michigan, School of Public Health

Goncalo Abecasis is a Professor of Biostatistics. He received his D.Phil. in Human Genetics from the University of Oxford in 2001 and joined the faculty at the University of Michigan in the same year. Dr. Abecasis' research focuses on the development of statistical tools for the identification and study of genetic variants important in human disease. Software developed by Dr. Abecasis at the University of Michigan is used in gene-mapping projects around the world.