Taylor is in her second year of the Institute's PhD in Public Health Genetics program. She previously earned an MS in Genetic Epidemiology and is interested in the genetic and environmental relationship that influences susceptibility of infectious diseases. Taylor wants to conduct research discovering genetic susceptibility to disease and host-gene interactions that influence disease progression.
- The genetic and environmental relationship that influences susceptibility of infectious diseases
- Global health and disease outbreak
As part of her PhD studies, Yunqi is currently a research assistant working with Dr. Jairam Lingappa and Dr. Romel Mackelprang from the International Clinical Research Center at Department of Global Health. Their research focuses on using transcriptome analysis to identify intrinsic factors involved in HIV-1 acquisition and infection pathogenesis.
- Applying genomic data analysis in biomedical/public health studies
Currently working in economic evaluation, Scott recognizes the many different factors are required for adaption and utilization of clinical sequencing and other emerging biotechnologies in healthcare settings. His research interests are focused on the intersection of health economics, precision and personalized medicine, public policy and bioethics.
- The intersection of health economics, public policy, and bioethics