Online Invited Seminar Talk
The Genetic Architecture of Human Longevity Using Massive Scale Crowd Sourcing of Web 2.0 Data
Laboratory of Digital and Computational Demography
Online Invited Seminar Talk, May 26, 2021
Yaniv Erlich from Eleven Therapeutics & MyHeritage.com reviewed the possibilities of analyzing the genetic architecture of human longevity using Web 2.0 data.
Dr. Yaniv Erlich is the CEO of Eleven Therapeutics and the CSO of MyHeritage.com. Prior to these positions he was an Associate Professor of Computer Science and Computational Biology at Columbia University and a Principal Investigator at the Whitehead Institute, MIT. Dr. Erlich received his bachelor’s degree from Tel-Aviv University, Israel (2006) and a PhD from the Watson School of Biological Sciences at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (2010). Dr. Erlich’s research interests are computational human genetics. Dr. Erlich is a TEDMED speaker (2018), the recipient of DARPA’s Young Faculty Award (2017), the Burroughs Wellcome Career Award (2013), Harold M. Weintraub award (2010), the IEEE/ACM-CS HPC award (2008), and he was selected as one of 2010 Tomorrow’s PIs team of Genome Technology.