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This work was supported by the National Defense Science & Engineering Graduate Fellowship, the Edmond J. Safra Center for Bioinformatics at Tel-Aviv University, and a gift from James and Cathleen Stone.
Written by Matt Fearer
Yaniv Erlich is the Andria and Paul Heafy Fellow of Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, where his laboratory is located and all his research is conducted.
"Identifying Personal Genomes by Surname Inference"
Science, January 18, 2012
Melissa Gymrek (1,2,3,4), Amy L. McGuire (5), David Golan (6), Eran Halperin (7,8,9), and Yaniv Erlich (1)
1. Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, Nine Cambridge Center, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA.
2. Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, MIT, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA.
3. Program in Medical and Population Genetics, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Cambridge, MA, 02142, USA.
4. Department of Molecular Biology and Diabetes Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA.
5. Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA.
6. Department of Statistics and Operations Research, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel.
7. School of Computer Science, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel.
8. Department of Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology, Tel-Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel.
9. The International Computer Science Institute, Berkeley, CA 94704, USA.
Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research
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