External Resources:

Melissa Gymrek, Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor of Medicine and Computer Science and Engineering

Website: https://gymreklab.github.io/
Email: mgymrek@ucsd.edu

Pathways/processes:
Teams/collaborations: Jonathan Sebat, Vineet Bafna, Alon Goren
Approaches: Bioinformatics, high-throughput sequencing, computational biology
Diseases:

Research

Our overall goal is to understand complex genetic variants that underlie human disease. We are particularly interested in repetitive DNA variants known as short tandem repeats (STRs) as a model for complex variation.