Eric Lander, Ph.D.

1986-2004 Whitehead Institute, Cambridge, MA, United States 
 2004- Broad Institute, Cambridge, MA, United States 
Human genome
"Eric Lander"

Eric Steven Lander (born February 3, 1957), a mathematician and geneticist, is a Professor of Biology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), former member of the Whitehead Institute, and founding director of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard who has devoted his career to realizing the promise of the human genome for medicine. []

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Peter Cameron grad student 1978-1980 Oxford (MathTree)
 (Topics in algebraic coding theory)


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Manolis Kellis grad student 2000-2003 MIT (Computational Biology Tree)
Bradley E. Bernstein post-doc MIT (Cell Biology Tree)
Howard J. Jacob post-doc MIT (Cell Biology Tree)
Leonid Kruglyak post-doc (FlyTree)
Vamsi Mootha post-doc Whitehead Institute (Cell Biology Tree)
Bruce Hamilton post-doc 1993-1998 Whitehead Institute (Neurotree)
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Collins RL, Brand H, Karczewski KJ, et al. (2020) A structural variation reference for medical and population genetics. Nature. 581: 444-451
Vallabh SM, Minikel EV, Schreiber SL, et al. (2020) Towards a treatment for genetic prion disease: trials and biomarkers. The Lancet. Neurology. 19: 361-368
Painter CA, Jain E, Tomson BN, et al. (2020) The Angiosarcoma Project: enabling genomic and clinical discoveries in a rare cancer through patient-partnered research. Nature Medicine
Dvela-Levitt M, Kost-Alimova M, Emani M, et al. (2019) Small Molecule Targets TMED9 and Promotes Lysosomal Degradation to Reverse Proteinopathy. Cell. 178: 521-535.e23
Natarajan P, Peloso GM, Zekavat SM, et al. (2018) Deep-coverage whole genome sequences and blood lipids among 16,324 individuals. Nature Communications. 9: 3391
Tewhey R, Kotliar D, Park DS, et al. (2018) Direct Identification of Hundreds of Expression-Modulating Variants using a Multiplexed Reporter Assay. Cell. 172: 1132-1134
Flannick J, Fuchsberger C, Mahajan A, et al. (2018) Erratum: Sequence data and association statistics from 12,940 type 2 diabetes cases and controls. Scientific Data. 5: 180002
Jason F, Fuchsberger C, Mahajan A, et al. (2017) Sequence data and association statistics from 12,940 type 2 diabetes cases and controls. Scientific Data. 4: 170179
Polak P, Kim J, Braunstein LZ, et al. (2017) A mutational signature reveals alterations underlying deficient homologous recombination repair in breast cancer. Nature Genetics
Rusu V, Hoch E, Mercader JM, et al. (2017) Type 2 Diabetes Variants Disrupt Function of SLC16A11 through Two Distinct Mechanisms. Cell. 170: 199-212.e20
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