Matthew Farrer

Professor

Research Interests

human genetics
population genetics
neurology
neuroscience
neurobiology of disease
cell biology (primary murine culture and iPSC)
genomics
neurodegeneration
Parkinson's disease
Alzheimer's disease
Epilepsy

Relevant Degree Programs

 

Recruitment

Master's students
Doctoral students
Postdoctoral Fellows
Some financial support is available
Any time / year round
2017
2018

Disease gene mapping in population isolates. Linkage analysis within families afflicted by neurodevelopmental and/or neurodegenerative Mendelian disorders. Bioinformatic and statistical analyses of high-throughput sequencing (Illumina, Ion Proton and PACBio SMRT). Correlative genomic analysis of brain tissues (genetic, epigenetic and expression) in normal and disease states. Neuronal cell biology focused on primary cell culture and human inducible pluripotent derived neuronal cell culture. Mechanistic neurobiology of disease.

Graduate Student Supervision

Publications

 

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