Photo: Brian Smale Source: hhmi.org
Dr. Phil Green (Lab Website)
Professor of Genome Sciences
Adjunct Professor of Bioengineering and of Computer Science
University of Washington
“How much of the human genome is functional?”
4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Brief Biography (from hhmi.org): Dr. Green is Professor of Genome Sciences and Adjunct Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington, Seattle. He earned his B.A. degree in mathematics from Harvard College and his Ph.D. degree in mathematics from the University of California, Berkeley. He was Assistant Professor of Mathematics at Columbia University and a visiting member of the Institute for Advanced Study before making a career change to biology. Following postdoctoral work in the Department of Pathology at the University of North Carolina, he held positions at Collaborative Research (Waltham, Massachusetts) and in the Genetics Department at Washington University, St. Louis. Dr. Green received the 2002 Gairdner Foundation International Award. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.