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Eurie Hong

Eurie L. Hong is an American geneticist. She is the director of genomics at AncestryDNA.

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Melissa Parisi

Melissa A. Parisi is an American geneticist and physician. She is chief of the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Branch at the National Institute of Child Health & Human Development.

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Gert Bonnier

Gert Bonnier was a Swedish geneticist and Drosophila researcher. He was a professor in the zoology department at Stockholm College.

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Doron Lancet

Doron Lancet is an Israeli human geneticist. He is the Ralph D. and Lois R. Silver Professor of Human Genomics and head of the Crown Human Genome Center at the Weizmann Institute of Science. He is known for researching the genetic basis of olfaction, and for developing the human genetics database GeneCards.

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Erik Essen-Möller

Erik Essen-Möller was a Swedish psychiatrist who served as Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Lund. He was one of the pioneers of research in the field of psychiatric genetics, along with Ernst Rüdin in Munich, Germany, Franz Kallmann in New York City, New York, United States, and Eliot Slater in London, England. Irving Gottesman described him as one of the "founding fathers of modern, scientific psychiatric genetics".

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Jill Macoska

Jill A. Macoska is an American scientist and professor. She is the Alton J. Brann endowed chair and distinguished professor of science and mathematics at the University of Massachusetts Boston.

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Kathryn Virginia Anderson

Kathryn Virginia Anderson is an American developmental biologist researching about the various gene and protein interactions that guide the process of embryogenesis and especially neurulation.

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Elisabeth Goldschmidt

Elisabeth Goldschmidt was a German-born Israeli geneticist who founded the genetics program at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She has been described as "the founding mother of the field of genetics in Israel".

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Christopher Kaelin

Christopher Kaelin, PhD is a Scientist and geneticist at Stanford University. He is also the senior scientist in Gregory Barsh's lab, in residence in the Tang Lab. Kaelin has isolated the gene responsible for spotting in felines. Kaelin has isolated the gene which produces color in dogs. Kaelin also has used his research to isolate the gene responsible for skin color. His genetic research is also studied for its impact on weight regulation.

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George Santangelo

George M. Santangelo is an American genomicist and data scientist. He is the director of the Office of Portfolio Analysis at the National Institutes of Health.

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Chonnettia Jones

Chonnettia Jones is an American geneticist and developmental biologist. She is the director of insight and analysis at Wellcome Trust.

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Ralph E. Comstock

Ralph Ernest Comstock was an American statistician and geneticist known for his work in quantitative genetics.

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Carol Prescott

Carol Arlene Prescott is a professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Southern California (USC), where she also holds a joint appointment in the Davis School of Gerontology. Before joining the faculty of USC in 2005, she was an assistant, and later associate, professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Virginia Commonwealth University. Her research focuses on the genetic and environmental contributions to variation in cognition, as well as on identifying causes of substance use disorders.

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Nancy Pedersen

Nancy L. Pedersen is an American genetic epidemiologist. She is Professor of Genetic Epidemiology and the leader of the Swedish Adoption/Twin Study of Aging (SATSA) at the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden. She is known for her research on human twins, much of which is based on the Swedish Twin Registry. This has included research on the genetic basis of Alzheimer's disease and self-confidence.