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Ellen Wijsman

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Ellen  Wijsman
Professional Title
Professor, Medical Genetics, School of Medicine
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Areas of Interest
Statistical Genetics
Population Genetics
Genetic Basis of Complex Traits

Ellen Wijsman's research is directed towards the development and application of quantitative methods for human genetic data, with an emphasis on efficient and computationally practical use of related individuals in pedigrees. Her applications are focused on research in the area of neurosciences. Projects include disorders such as Alzheimer's disease, autism, and learning disabilities, and make use of multiple levels of genomic data in the search of underlying genes that contribute to trait susceptibility.

PhD, Genetics, University of Wisconsin, 1981
BS, Biology, Michigan State University, 1975