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Elena Sorokin
Research scientist in human genetics
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Janina M. Jeff Dec 10
Our pilot, Scientific Sankofa, is officially available wherever you get your podcast!! 🧬🧬🧬 Sankofa is a Ghanian principle that means go back and fetch it, referencing the idea that we must never forget about our…
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Eimear Kenny Dec 10
Pls RT: Dr Janina Jeff is an exciting and innovative scientist and advocate at the interface of genomics, society and diversity. Excited for this latest offering. Conflict: she is a former postdoc and an all round amazing talent!
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Eric Topol Dec 3
OK, with no genetic data, let's look at genetic correlations in ~166 million people from 3 countries 😉 by and colleagues
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Elena Sorokin Nov 9
Thank you so much for these kind words!
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Harriet Dashnow Nov 9
is almost over. What an incredible meeting. Thank you to the organizers for putting together such an awesome program!
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Elena Sorokin Nov 9
Thank you
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Andres Moreno Oct 26
Race, genetics and pseudoscience: an explainer
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Scott Wiener Oct 26
Blackout update: PG&E has informed my office that parts of Daly City (218 customers) & South San Francisco (3,600 customers) are being blacked out tonight. More information here regarding specific addresses:
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Priya Duggal Oct 13
We are hiring! Looking for motivated postdocs for genetic (epi/stat) studies on Environmental Influences of Child Health Outcomes . Post-docs will be at & can work on methods or with data on unto 50K mom-child dyads. DM .
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PGS Catalog Oct 14
Very excited to present the Polygenic Score (PGS) Catalog () at , a new resource to improve accessibility & reproducibility of published PGS! An excellent collab of (), () &
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Janina M. Jeff Oct 20
This article by on funding touches on a very important reality of the lack of Black scientist in academia despite the rise of getting PhDs. We inherently are connected to our communities and the heath disparities that impact them.
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Francie Diep Oct 17
A recent study found the agency underfunds the topics that black scientists are more likely to submit R01 proposals on: population health, health inequities, community interventions. I talked to a bunch of population health scientists about it:
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Elena Sorokin Oct 19
So long, , it’s been great!
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Elena Sorokin Oct 19
Topic of babies has come up - a response from Nancy Cox on respecting human diversity and not trying to 'medicalize' everything, respecting pleiotropy that we do not understand.
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Claudia Gonzaga-J Oct 19
Cynthia Morton: Sad to see that the word “Mendelian” is small in the world cloud as Mendelian disorders are the foundation of human genetics, great advances to understand these & not done yet. They are and will continue to be important to understand common diseases.
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Elena Sorokin Oct 19
Closing remarks from a stellar panel at on the state of the field & looking to the future, some key takeaways described below:
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Elena Sorokin Oct 19
Closing remarks a new thing this year at . Some insightful forward-looking comments from Nancy Cox predicting the evolution of the PRS by "squeezing the biology" out of common variant contributions to common disease
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Elena Sorokin Oct 19
Cool talk by on the last morning of - PheWAS using 31 serum + urine biomarkers and rare loss-of-function variation predicted in 150K exomes in UKBB
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Elena Sorokin Oct 18
Tried out live-tweeting at - I find that it’s hard to do well. Huzzah to those who can. Am going to enjoy the rest of the meeting in person. See you at the poster session!
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