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Prof. Emmanouil T. Dermitzakis

Emmanouil T. Dermitzakis
Professor of Genetics,
Department of Genetic Medicine and Development
University of Geneva Medical School
Prof. Dermitzakis graduated with B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Biology from the University of Crete, Greece. Later on, he obtained his PhD degree in Biology from Pennsylvania State University, USA. His post-doctoral work was completed at the University Of Geneva Medical School which focused on the comparative genome analysis and the functional characterization of conserved non-genic elements. After his Post-doctorate experience, He joined Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute UK from April 2004-May 2009.
Prof. Dermitzakis is currently a Louis-Jeantet Professor of Genetics, Department of Genetic Medicine and Development, University of Geneva Medical School, Switzerland. Among his long list of present assignments, he currently serves as Executive Board member of the Institute of Genetics and Genomics in Geneva, Group Leader at the Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, Switzerland, Senior Editor in PLOS Genetics Journal, Associate Editor in Human Genomics and Proteomics Journal, Board of Reviewing Editors at ELIFE and Scientific Advisory Board Member for the Norwegian Sequencing Center.
Prof. Dermitzakis Research Interests are mainly on Genetics and genomics of cellular phenotypes, Genomic medicine, and methods for analysis of the genetics of molecular phenotypes. His group has a strong interest in population genomics and genetics of complex traits.
Prof. Emmanouil Dermitzakis' group also participates in the analysis of sequence and phenotype data of various disease samples and prospective cohorts with deep phenotyping at the cellular and organismal level. The group also has a leading role in the HapMap3 projects and the 1000 Genome project.
Prof. Emmanouil Dermitzakis has published 106 papers in very prestigious scientific journals including Nature and Science. He has been invited to 159 conferences, presentations and seminars.
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