Greg Gibson, PhD

Professor of Biology and Director

Center for Integrative Genomics at Georgia Tech

Biography

Greg Gibson is Professor of Biology and Director of the Center for Integrative Genomics at Georgia Tech.  He received his BSc majoring in Genetics from the University of Sydney (Australia) and PhD in Developmental Genetics from the University of Basel.  After transitioning to quantitative genetic research as a Helen Hay Whitney post-doctoral fellow at Stanford University, he initiated a program of genomic research as a David and Lucille Packard Foundation Fellow at the University of Michigan.  He joined the faculty at Georgia Tech in Fall of 2009, after ten years at North Carolina State University where he developed tools for quantitative gene expression profiling and genetic dissection of development in the fruitfly Drosophila.  He is now collaborating with the Center for Health Discovery and Well Being on integrative genomic analyses of the cohort.  Dr Gibson is an elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and serves as Section Editor for Natural Variation for PLoS Genetics.  He has authored a prominent text-book, a "Primer of Genome Science" as well as a popular book about genetics and human health, "It Takes a Genome".

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