Aaron Quinlan, PhD

Associate Professor of Human Genetics & Biomedical Informatics, University of Utah

Aaron Quinlan, PhD

Dr. Quinlan has recently accepted a position as Associate Professor of Human Genetics and Biomedical Informatics at University of Utah, and will join the USTAR Center for Genetic Discovery as Associate Director in 2015. He is also a co-founder of Base2Genomics. Base2 Genomics is a Utah-based technology company creating state of the art software and cloud computing solutions for scalable, comprehensive genome processing.

He is an expert in computational genomics and the development of data integration tools. Dr. Quinlan has developed several popular software packages for large-scale genome analyses and human disease studies.

Dr. Quinlan’s research group applies its methods to several human disease contexts and is currently focused on developing new strategies for extracting insight into disease from genetic variation observed among millions of human genomes.